Jim Craig CSC

492 results for Jim Craig CSC.   Page 1 of 25     Next→   Last

What Was On This Day? 7th January 1967 Celtic 5 Dundee 1 League

Jan 7 on Jim Craig CSC

What Was On This Day? 7th January 1967   Celtic  5  Dundee 1 League

The first half of season 1966-67 had gone pretty well for Celtic Football Club. The League Cup was already in the trophy cabinet, Nantes and Zurich had been put to the sword in the European Cup, as the club made its way into the quarter-finals. And the le...

What Was On This Day? 23rd December 1916 Partick Thistle 0 Celtic 2 League

Dec 23, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

The First World War made a real difference to football in Scotland. Headlines began to appear in the papers about footballers enlisting. Letters commented on the great boost there would be to recruitment if popular footballers led the way. During matches,...

What Was On This Day? 3rd January 1966 Celtic 5 Rangers 1 League

Dec 22, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

In the first days of 1966, every supporter of Glasgow's big two was really excited. After 16 matches, Celtic and Rangers were locked together at the top of the table. And as he fans headed towards Celtic Park for the New Year derby, they had conflicting...

What Was On This Day? 1st January 1900 Celtic 3 Rangers 2

Dec 22, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

On this first day of the new century, there were more important matters than football for the papers to write about. The Boer War was occupying the minds of our politicians and making the front pages, while there were also  calls for foodstuffs and cloth...

What Was On This Day? 25th December 1965 Celtic 8 Morton 1 League

Dec 22, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

On this Christmas Day in 1966, Celtic were 2 points behind Rangers in the race for the league title. Both the Glasgow giants were in action that afternoon, Rangers hosting Dunfermline at Ibrox and Celtic welcoming Morton to Parkhead. 'The Ton' was hav...

What Was On This Day? 16th December 1967 Dundee 4 Celtic 5 League

Dec 16, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

In December 1967, of the two football pitches of First Division clubs in the one road in Dundee, the one belonging to Dundee FC was the favourite of my teammates and myself. The turf at Dens Park was firm, well-cut and had good drainage, so it was an idea...

What Was On This Day? 12th December 1995 Celtic 3 Manchester United 1 Paul McStay Testimonial

Dec 12, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

Paul McStay had joined Celtic on 20th February 1981 and over a 16-year career made 509 appearances with 72 goals to his name. PAUL MCSTAY On this day in 1995, he was honoured by Celtic with a testimonial match against Manchester United and 37, 306 turned ...

On This Day: 8th December 1888 Celtic 9 Clyde 2 Scottish Cup

Dec 8, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

161 teams entered the Scottish Cup in season 1888-89 and Celtic got off to an excellent start with victories over Shettleston (5-1), Cowlairs (8-0), Albion Rovers (4-1) and St Bernards (4-1). In the 5th round, Celtic were drawn against local rivals Clyde,...

If You Know The History: 4th December 1951 Jock Stein signed for Celtic

Dec 4, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

If You Know The History: 4th December 1951 Jock Stein signed for Celtic

Jock Stein was born just before 6pm on 5th October 1922 at 339 Glasgow Road, Burnbank in Lanarkshire, so he was 18 years of age when he joined Blantyre Victoria, a junior side, in 1938. Four years later, in November 1942, Stein joined Albion Rovers. At th...

What Was On This Day? 29th November 1941 Celtic 4 Albion Rovers 4 League Southern Division

Nov 29, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

When the 2nd World War got underway, professional football was regarded by the authorities as something of an irrelevance and some restrictions were put in place. These included matches only being allowed at week-ends or public holidays; these matches had...

What Was On This Day? 25th November 1893 Celtic 6 Hurlford 0 Scottish Cup

Nov 25, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

When Celtic first competed in the Scottish Cup – in season 1888/89 – 138 teams took part in the first round of the competition. They included names such as Bellstane Birds, Champfleurie, Cambuslang St Bride's, Carfin Shamrock, Adventurers, 5th K...

What Was On This Day? 21st November 1981 Celtic 3 Rangers 3 Scottish League Premier Division

Nov 20, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

This was the second league meeting of the sides that season, Celtic having won the first 2-0 at Ibrox. The fans, as usual, all 48,600 of them, were full of anticipation and my goodness, did they get a start to remember;- 3 mins             Dav...

What Was On This Day? 17th November 1973 Celtic 7 Partick Thistle 0 League

Nov 16, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

What Was On This Day? 17th November  1973  Celtic  7 Partick Thistle 0 League

Around this time of year in season 1973-74, Celtic FC was on top of the First Division, with Hearts, Aberdeen, Ayr United and Dundee United close behind. Of the 10 matches played, Celtic had won 8, drawn one and lost one ( 1-2 versus St Johnstone at Muirt...

What Was On This Day? 14th November 1928 Celtic 4 QP 0 Dental Cup

Nov 14, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

14th November   1928  Celtic 4 QP 0  Dental Cup The Glasgow Dental Hospital Cup was promoted by the Glasgow Football Association in 1928 to raise funds for the local dental hospital, which would open its doors for the first time in 1931. A nice cup wa...

What Was On This Day? 7th November 1896 Celtic 5 Abercorn 0 League First Division

Nov 7, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

The season of 1895-96 had been a good one for Celtic F.C. The club had won its 3rd League title in six years, had beaten Queen's Park 6-3 in the final of the Glasgow Cup and picked up the Charity Cup by overcoming the same opponents 2-1.The only low spo...

What Was On This Day – 3rd November 1971 Sliema Wanderers 1 Celtic 2 European Cup 2nd Round; 2nd Leg

Nov 3, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

In the European Cup of 1971/72, Celtic had been drawn against BK 1903 of Copenhagen in the first round and found them quite difficult opponents. Whether the Danes rose to the challenge or we were slightly off-form was debatable but in any case we were bea...

What Was On This Day? 31st October 1956 Celtic 3 Partick Thistle 0 League Cup Final Replay

Oct 31, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

In the first full season after the 2nd World War – that of 1946/47 – a new trophy was put up for competition by the Scottish League. The Scottish League Cup was open to all clubs in Divisions One and Two and these sides were drawn into sections of fou...

What Was On This Day? 27th October 1979 Celtic 1 Rangers 0 League Dom Sullivan debut

Oct 27, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

On 26th October in season 1979/80, Celtic signed Dom Sullivan from Aberdeen for £80,000. 24 hours later – on this day in 1979 – Dom took his place in the Celtic eleven which ran out at Parkhead to face Rangers in a league match. It comprised Latchfor...

What Was On This Day? 24th October 1891 Celtic 6 Vale of Leven 1 Scottish League

Oct 24, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

When Celtic first began to play regular matches, initially in the Scottish Cup then from season 1890-91 also in the Scottish League, they came up against sides which had been in existence much longer. One of these was Vale of Leven FC, which came from the...

What Was On This Day? 20th October 1993 Celtic 1 Sporting Lisbon 0 UEFA Cup 2nd Round; 1st Leg

Oct 20, 2014 on Jim Craig CSC

What Was On This Day? 20th  October 1993  Celtic  1  Sporting Lisbon  0  UEFA Cup  2nd Round; 1st Leg

Liam Brady was the man in the hot seat for season 1993-1994 and the team did not start well. Of the first 9 League matches, Celtic had won 2, drawn 5 and lost 2 ; in the League Cup, they had been knocked out of the competition 0-1 by Rangers, after dispos...

Next page