Alec Thomson

Celtic hero Alec Thomson was born in Buckhaven, Fife on 14 June 1902, and passed away on 12 November 1975, aged 73.

Thomson signed for the Hoops from Wellesley Juniors in 1922 and would go to make 451 appearances until he departed the club 12 years later for Dunfermline.

He found the net 101 times during this period, making him part of a select band of Celtic players to have scored over a century of goals for the club.

Boasting excellent control, passing ability and vision, he was also a regular source of supply for the likes of Jimmy McGrory, something acknowledged by the goalscoring great himself.

Although his achievements were eclipsed by more celebrated Celtic contemporaries like McGrory and Patsy Gallacher, he was certainly a talented individual and one valued by manager Willie Maley, a fact indicated by the amount of games he played for the club.

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The Celtic Star · Feb 21

Brattbakk’s Sensational 4 Goal Haul…but it should have been Harald the Great

Celtic Fanzine · Feb 15

Potters Players – Alec Thomson

The Celt · Jun 26, 2020

Eckie Tamson

The Celt · Jun 20, 2020

Willie Fernie ; Fife’s Greatest Footballer

The Celt · Apr 21, 2020

From the records of E.A.MacBride [ june – december 1934]

The Celtic Star · Feb 1, 2019

Jim Craig – Jimmy McGrory (2), Bertie Thomson, Alec Thomson and Peter Scarff all scored

The Celtic Star · Apr 23, 2018

Jim Craig’s 7am start: Alec Thomson, a Celtic legend

History Bhoys Abroad · Sep 5, 2017

History Bhoys Abroad – 35 – Alec Thomson

Celtic FC · Jun 14, 2012

On this day: Alec Thomson

Jim Craig CSC · Apr 23, 2012

If You Know The History: 23rd April 1934 Alec Thomson’s last match for Celtic

ARCSC · Jan 14, 2012

On this day in Celtic’s history … January 14th

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