I recall once the furlough was nearing 10 weeks, I was at home thinking that If I had to write a Last Word column, I would be stating that this was the longest I have ever been away from Celtic Park since I was about 10 years old. Up until this furlough, the longest I had been away from the stadium was during the close-season, and that, as you know has got even shorter since I first started regularly going to football about 50 years ago.
I thought 10 weeks was a long time, but now, after around six months of furlough, that 10-week absence seems a long time ago and quite short in the big picture as football has begun to take the first tentative steps back to some sort of normality.
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