The Celtic View

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The front cover of The Celtic View Issue 1, 11 August 1965

The Celtic View is the official weekly magazine of Celtic Football Club in Glasgow, Scotland.

Launched in August 1965 as a four-page newspaper, it is the oldest football club magazine in the United Kingdom. It was the brainchild of Jack McGinn, later Chairman of Celtic, who at the time was working in the circulation department of Beaverbrook Newspapers.[1] McGinn himself edited the paper for the first few years, with circulation initially reaching around 26,000 copies.[2] Today it is a 72-page glossy magazine with over 6,000 weekly readers, and the top selling club magazine in the United Kingdom.

In 2005, Celtic entered into a new agreement with CRE8, an Oxfordshire-based publisher of sports magazines and match programmes, to publish the magazine, although the content is still produced by The Celtic View staff.

Other media[edit]

As with other football clubs, Celtic have their own media outlets to communicate official news and information to their supporters. These include:


  1. ^ Campbell, Tom; Potter, David (7 October 1999). Jock Stein: The Celtic Years. Mainstream Publishing. ISBN 1 84018 2415. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Quinn, John (October 1994). Jungle Tales: Celtic Memories of an Epic Stand (1st ed.). Mainstream Sport. ISBN 978-1851586738. Retrieved 11 August 2015. 

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