Inside the Divide

Inside the Divide

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Since 1888, Rangers and Celtic football clubs have been locked into an intense and frequently explosive rivalry: Rangers the product of West Scotland's Protestant establishment, Celtic the team founded to raise money for the Catholic underclass of Glasgow. On 2 January 2010 the two teams met in the Old Firm's New Year Derby, a fixture that had been banned for ten years because of the trouble it brought with it. Richard Wilson puts that game at the centre of a book which delves into the history and widens out to the cultural resonance of the fixture within Scotland. It is a potent mix of close-up observation and big-picture thinking, with insight, understanding and depth. Fully updated to cover the latest Old Firm stories, including Rangers' dramatic collapse into administration.So in the run up to this game, one newspaper carried a feature under the headline, a#39;Old Firm Battle Of The Babes; Which ... Inthe UK, football coverage tends to rush into hyperbole, into tales of triumph andtragedy, into the Super Sunday extravaganzas that SkySports promote so breathlessly; there is such a weight of significance placedon crucial fixtures that the games and .... while corporate guests and other VIPs stream from the directorsa#39; box into thelounges alongthe same corridor.

Title:Inside the Divide
Author: Richard Wilson
Publisher:Canongate Books - 2012-01-05

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