Alternative Histories Of Celtic And Rangers, The

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01And If You Know Your History20101018

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The native Highlanders, the Englishmen, and the lowlanders played football on Saturday afternoons and talked about it on Saturday evenings, but the Glaswegians, men apart in this as in most things, played, slept, ate, drank and lived it seven days a week.' (George MacDonald Fraser)

From friendly rivals to bitter adversaries, this series will discover the history of two of football's biggest teams and challenge some of the myths associated with both clubs.

Along the way a fascinating social history will be revealed, and how Rangers and Celtic have come to dominate - and divide - a city.

Programme 1

And If You Know Your History

Historian Tom Devine looks at the origins of the clubs and how the social and cultural life of Glasgow grew to create two of the biggest football clubs, and one of the greatest football rivalries, in the world.

Coming up:

Programme 2 'Joy and Pain' presented by Graham Spiers.

Programme 3 'Women and The Old Firm' presented by Ruth Wishart.

Programme 4 'The Business of Celtic and Rangers' presented by Lesley Campbell.

Historian Tom Devine looks at the origins of Celtic and Rangers.

01And If You Know Your History2010080420100808

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The native Highlanders, the Englishmen, and the lowlanders played football on Saturday afternoons and talked about it on Saturday evenings, but the Glaswegians, men apart in this as in most things, played, slept, ate, drank and lived it seven days a week.' (George MacDonald Fraser)

From friendly rivals to bitter adversaries, this series will discover the history of two of football's biggest teams and challenge some of the myths associated with both clubs.

Along the way a fascinating social history will be revealed, and how Rangers and Celtic have come to dominate - and divide - a city.

Programme 1

And If You Know Your History

Historian Tom Devine looks at the origins of the clubs and how the social and cultural life of Glasgow grew to create two of the biggest football clubs, and one of the greatest football rivalries, in the world.

Coming up:

Programme 2 'Joy and Pain' presented by Graham Spiers.

Programme 3 'Women and The Old Firm' presented by Ruth Wishart.

Programme 4 'The Business of Celtic and Rangers' presented by Lesley Campbell.

Historian Tom Devine looks at the origins of Celtic and Rangers.

02Joy And Pain2010081120100815

Historian Tom Devine looks at the origins of Celtic and Rangers.

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From friendly rivals to bitter adversaries, this series will discover the history of two of football's biggest teams and challenge some of the myths associated with both clubs.

Along the way a fascinating social history will be revealed, and how Rangers and Celtic have come to dominate - and divide - a city.

Joy and Pain

Sports journalist Graham Spiers recalls the controversial article he wrote in 2004 about bigotry at Celtic and Rangers matches.

Six years on he talks to fans and anti-sectarian organisations to find out what has changed.

02Joy And Pain2010081120101019

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From friendly rivals to bitter adversaries, this series will discover the history of two of football's biggest teams and challenge some of the myths associated with both clubs.

Along the way a fascinating social history will be revealed, and how Rangers and Celtic have come to dominate - and divide - a city.

Joy and Pain

Sports journalist Graham Spiers recalls the controversial article he wrote in 2004 about bigotry at Celtic and Rangers matches.

Six years on he talks to fans and anti-sectarian organisations to find out what has changed.

Graham Spiers recalls the 2004 article he wrote about bigotry at Celtic and Rangers games.

03Women And The Old Firm2010081820100822

Ruth Wishart discovers how Celtic and Rangers impacted on the lives of women.

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From friendly rivals to bitter adversaries, this series will discover the history of two of football's biggest teams and challenge some of the myths associated with both clubs.

Along the way a fascinating social history will be revealed, and how Rangers and Celtic have come to dominate - and divide - a city.

Women and The Old Firm

Journalist Ruth Wishart discovers how Celtic and Rangers impact on women's lives, and talks to former WPC Elaine Mudie who was present on horseback during the infamous pitch invasion at the1980 Cup Final.

04 LASTThe Business Of Celtic And Rangers2010082520100829

Lesley Campbell assesses the two Old Firm teams as business ventures.

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From friendly rivals to bitter adversaries, this series will discover the history of two of football's biggest teams and challenge some of the myths associated with both clubs.

Along the way a fascinating social history will be revealed,and how Rangers and Celtic have come to dominate - and divide - a city.

The Business of Celtic and Rangers

Lesley Campbell looks at the two teams that make up the Old Firm, and assess them not as sporting clubs, but as business ventures, and what the future might hold for them in an uncertain global economy.

04 LASTThe Business Of Celtic And Rangers2010082520101021

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From friendly rivals to bitter adversaries, this series will discover the history of two of football's biggest teams and challenge some of the myths associated with both clubs.

Along the way a fascinating social history will be revealed,and how Rangers and Celtic have come to dominate - and divide - a city.

The Business of Celtic and Rangers

Lesley Campbell looks at the two teams that make up the Old Firm, and assess them not as sporting clubs, but as business ventures, and what the future might hold for them in an uncertain global economy.

Lesley Campbell assesses the two Old Firm teams as business ventures.