ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: October 8, 2009
The Quiet Assassin: The Davie Hay Story
By (author) Davie Hay; With Alex Gordon
Davie Hay is a true Celtic legend. He was known as The Quiet Assassin in his playing days – a nickname given to him by Scotland manager Tommy Docherty – and he was one of the most ferocious competitors in the game. Now he has decided to talk about his truly remarkable career and reveal some secrets that will undoubtedly startle football supporters everywhere. Davie will tell his story with the force of one of his trademark bone-shuddering tackles during his playing days. He never shirked a tackle as a player at club and country level and he doesn’t dodge any issues in this extraordinary book. It’s a unique insight into a unique footballing individual and it is a must read for Celtic and football fans everywhere.
Davie Hay is a genuine Celtic legend and holds a record in the club’s history by holding down four different posts at the club – player, manager, chief scout and assistant general manager. Alex Gordon is an author and former sports editor of a national newspaper. His previous books include Celtic. The First 100 Years, The Lisbon Lions and A Bhoy Called Bertie with Bertie Auld. He now runs a successful sports news agency and lives in Glasgow.