• Short Summary

    FANS TURNED OUT IN STRENGTH TONIGHT (FRIDAY) TO WELCOME HOME THE VICTORIOUS GLASGOW CELTICS SOCCER TEAM.

  • Description

    FANS TURNED OUT IN STRENGTH TONIGHT (FRIDAY) TO WELCOME HOME THE VICTORIOUS GLASGOW CELTICS SOCCER TEAM. CELTICS LAST NIGHT DEFEATED INTER MILAN IN THEIR MATCH IN LISBON, AND BECAME THE FIRST BRITISH TEAM IN HISTORY TO WIN THE EUROPEAN SOCCER CUP.

    THE ELEVEN-MAN TEAM WAS GREETED AT GLASGOW AIRPORT BY THE LORD PROVOST, MR JOHN JOHNSTON, AND THE CHIEF CONSTABLE.

    THE TEAM WAS GIVEN A BRISK RUN THROUGH CUSTOMS, AND THEN BOARDED A COACH FOR A TRIUMPHANT RIDE THROUGH THE STREETS OF GLASGOW.

    THEY WERE TAKEN TO THEIR HOME GROUND AT PARKHEAD, WITH EIGHT POLICE MOTOR CYCLISTS PROVIDING AN ESCORT.

    ALONG THE COACH'S ROUTE CHEERING FANS STOOD FOUR DEEP. AT CELTIC PARK MORE THAN 60,000 FANS JAMMED THE TERRACES TO SEE THEIR TEAM TOUR THE GROUND ON A LORRY.

    PLAYERS HELD ALOFT ONE OF THE MOST COVETED TROPHIES IN WORLD SOCCER -- THE EUROPEAN CUP.

    CELTIC'S LISBON WIN CAPS A BRILLIANT HOME SEASON FOR THE SIDE -- THIS YEAR THE TEAM HAS ALSO WON THE SCOTTISH CUP, THE SCOTTISH LEAGUE, THE LEAGUE CUP AND THE GLASGOW CHARITY CUP.

    CONSULAR OFFICIALS IN LISBON TODAY AND TO SORT OUT THE PROBLEMS OF SCORES OF SCOTSMEN STRANDED OR ARRESTED IN THE PORTUGUESE CAPITAL AFTER THE GAME. ABOUT 100 CELTIC SUPPORTERS WERE REPORTED TO BE STRANDED IN LISBON WITHOUT MONEY, AND ANOTHER 70 WERE IN PORTUGUESE GAOLS CHARGED WITH DRUNKENNESS.

    LATE TODAY BRITISH CONSUL OFFICIALS SAID MOST OF THE PROBLEMS HAD BEEN ATTENDED TO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6WWIG0910T91C4OD1ILQ1WG9H
    Media URN:
    VLVA6WWIG0910T91C4OD1ILQ1WG9H
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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