As the FootballFanCast.com Advent Calendar reaches Day 5, we’re giving away two copies of ‘Inside the Divide: One City, Two Teams … The Old Firm’ by Richard Wilson.
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.
Congratulations to Tara Davies who won a Big Match DVD yesterday.
Fancy a copy of Inside the Divide?
The winners will be announced tomorrow, when we will also be unveiling our prize for Day 6. Don’t forget to come back to FootballFanCast.com then!
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