The Old Firm

Graham Walker looks at how history and sport are interwoven in the sectarian rivalry between Celtic and Rangers football clubs.

Ulster troubles attendant on this rivalry are well known. It is a quarrel the integrity of which seems almost venerable, notwithstanding the violence which continues to surround it.


Glasgow press last year a spokesman on behalf of the Strathclyde University History of Glasgow project, stated that the Old Firm would feature prominently in their account of the development of the modern city.


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