Discover the true story of how an eleventh hour investment saved the future of our club

In this special new series by The Celtic Exchange we speak to some of those individuals as we bring you the inside stories of what unfolded during that incredible time in Celtic history.

"They got their money with eight minutes to spare!"

Discover the never-before told story of how Celtic became 8 minutes away from going into administration.

Visualise the insane events that transpired in our timeline below...

Centenary Double

Celtic seal a glorious League & Scottish Cup Double in their Centenary Year with victory at Hampden Park.

14th May 1988

Fergus Who?

Scots-Canadian businessman Fergus McCann approaches to the Celtic board are rejected for the first time.

Early 1989

Scottish Cup Winners

Celtic beat Rangers at Hampden Park to lift the Scottish Cup thanks to a solitary strike from Joe Miller. However, Rangers win back the league title.

20th May 1989

MoJo Returns

Ex Celtic striker Mo Johnston is re-signed after leaving FC Nantes. Is pictured in the Hoops alongside Billy McNeill.

May 1989

Johnston’s Betrayal

Johnston rocks Scottish Football by performing the ultimate U-turn and signing for Graeme Souness’ Rangers.

10th July 1989

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A new mini-series by The Celtic Exchange marking 30 years since the Fergus McCann's takeover of Celtic in March 1994...
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A new mini-series by The Celtic Exchange marking 30 years since the Fergus McCann's takeover of Celtic in March 1994...
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A new mini-series by The Celtic Exchange marking 30 years since the Fergus McCann's takeover of Celtic in March 1994...
Listen on...
A new mini-series by The Celtic Exchange marking 30 years since the Fergus McCann's takeover of Celtic in March 1994...
Listen on...
A new mini-series by The Celtic Exchange marking 30 years since the Fergus McCann's takeover of Celtic in March 1994...
Listen on...
A new mini-series by The Celtic Exchange marking 30 years since the Fergus McCann's takeover of Celtic in March 1994...
Listen on...
A new mini-series by The Celtic Exchange marking 30 years since the Fergus McCann's takeover of Celtic in March 1994...
Listen on...
A new mini-series by The Celtic Exchange marking 30 years since the Fergus McCann's takeover of Celtic in March 1994...
Listen on...
A new mini-series by The Celtic Exchange marking 30 years since the Fergus McCann's takeover of Celtic in March 1994...
Listen on...
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Centenary Double

Celtic seal a glorious League & Scottish Cup Double in their Centenary Year with victory at Hampden Park.

14th May 1988

Fergus Who?

Scots-Canadian businessman Fergus McCann approaches to the Celtic board are rejected for the first time.

Early 1989

Scottish Cup Winners

Celtic beat Rangers at Hampden Park to lift the Scottish Cup thanks to a solitary strike from Joe Miller. However, Rangers win back the league title.

20th May 1989

MoJo Returns

Ex Celtic striker Mo Johnston is re-signed after leaving FC Nantes. Is pictured in the Hoops alongside Billy McNeill.

May 1989

Johnston’s Betrayal

Johnston rocks Scottish Football by performing the ultimate U-turn and signing for Graeme Souness’ Rangers.

10th July 1989

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