Sadness descended over Lurgan in Co. Armagh on Sunday, July 21, 2013 as the news filtered out that legendary Belfast Celtic inside forward Jackie Denver had passed away.
A stalwart of Elisha Scott's team in the late 1940's, Denver was an ever present in Scott's sides. He played in many of the most memorable games in the club's final days, including the 'Windsor…
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In a picture-postcard graveyard clinging to the side of the Black Mountain in Belfast, the memory of Belfast Celtic’s greatest ever player was recalled on June 30, 2012.
Mickey Hamill, the former Glasgow and Belfast Celtic centre-half, who also played…
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A young Celtic supporter from Belfast - Brendan Barnes - has just started on his 2 year cycle trip round the world on behalf of the charity Project Zambia. The Project was started by the staff and students of St Mary's Christian Brothers School (CBS) in Belfast in response the cry of the poverty-stricken people…Continue
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The legendary Belfast Celtic Football Club was the leading light in Irish football from 1891 to 1949. Despite being twice forced to withdraw from competition due to the political uppheavals of the time, the Celtic team won numerous trophies and gained the admiration of the sporting community in Ireland and further afield before sectarianism forced the club to withdraw from League competition for good.
During their time in competition, Celtic had won the Irish League fourteen…Continue