Video – Harry Kewell on You’ll Never Walk Alone’s impact on players

Celtic coach Harry Kewell spoke to Graham Hunter in his podcast about the impact that the Liverpool and Celtic supporters make on players when singing You’ll Never Walk Alone at Anfield and at Celtic Park.

Harry Kewell, First Team Coach of Celtic, gestures prior to the Cinch Scottish Premiership match between Celtic FC and Heart of Midlothian at Celtic Park on March 08, 2023 (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

“Who better to ask someone who’s been a coach at Celtic, and played for and against Liverpool in the Premier League, what You’ll Never Walk Alone is all about?’ Graham Hunter asks as Harry Kewell talks him through his experiences as a player going to Anfield to play Liverpool then being there as a Liverpool player and the impact that the song has on players when the support is in full voice.

Photo: Andrew Milligan

And after being away from YNWA for a number of years he was then blown away by 60,000 Celtic supporters singing he Gerry and the Pacemakers anthem at Celtic Park after he was appointed to Ange Postecoglou’s coaching staff. Here’s Harry’s take on You’ll Never Walk Alone…oh and we do it better!  In terms of impact on players what better example is there than on 2 February 2022, under the lights, no away support and 60,000 voices making their own mark on proceedings  – Celtic players were inspired and theRangers players were like rabbits in the headlights….

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The Celtic Star founder and editor David Faulds has edited numerous Celtic books over the past decade or so including several from Lisbon Lions, Willie Wallace, Tommy Gemmell and Jim Craig. Earliest Celtic memories include a win over East Fife at Celtic Park and the 4-1 League Cup loss to Partick Thistle as a 6 year old. Best game? Easy 4-2, 1979 when Ten Men Won the League. Email

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