|Podcast 148: Tom Campbell Talks Writing Celtic History, Tully & Lennon|
|Written by Eddie Pearson|
|Thursday, 28 July 2011 22:08|
Part two of our celebration of Charlie Tully sees noted Celtic historian Tom Campbell join Eddie this week. They discuss following Celtic in the forties and the challenges involved. Tom tells us of his disbelief when hearing the result of the 1957 league cup final and the difficulties following Celtic in Canada in the fifties. He then discusses his successful partnership with Pat Woods and explains why the old board weren't happy wih their 1987 book, The Glory and the Dream. Next Tom talks about the life and times of Charlie Tully. He discusses the many tales surrounding the Irishman and tells us of a connection between Tully and Samaras. This podcast is part of the Belfast Celtic Society's celebration of the life and times of Celtic's Cheeky Chappie and who better to tell us the tales that the author of the definitive Tully biography? Tomfinishes by looking ahead and telling us of his hopes for the coming season.
To finish off we have none other than Chuck who reads an extract from Charlie's autobiography - Passed To You.
And while we are at it - check out Podcast 58 here for an interview with Charlie's son.
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