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Beat the Goalie
Beat the Goalie
Beat the Goalie
Beat the Goalie
Beat the Goalie
Beat the Goalie
Beat the Goalie
Beat the Goalie

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An organic-shaped multi-coloured panel with a silhouette of a 'Goalie' cut out of the centre. The cartoon goalie was inspired by a character from ‘The Dandy’. The colours were taken from the contemporary and historical strips of Coatbridge’s football team. The plaque refers to the footballer Jock Stein.

Date

2010

Accession number

ML5_GB_S005

Acquisition method

commissioned by North Lanarkshire Council

Work type

Sculpture

Owner

North Lanarkshire Council

Custodian

North Lanarkshire Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

not listed

Access

at all times

Inscription description

on a yellow plaque set into the ground immediately in front of the sculpture: BEAT THE GOALIE! / The goal keepers were busy on 14 November 1942 / At half time Celtic were three goals in the lead / but Albion Rovers rallied to a 4:4 draw / On trial for the 'Wee Rovers' was an unknown / Lanarkshire miner and future football legend


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Located at

Bank Street Basin, Coatbridge

ML5 1AJ