Bertie Auld

Read all the news about Lisbon Lion and Celtic hero Bertie Auld. Bertie Auld was born in Maryhill, Glasgow on 23 March 1938 (age 80).

Auld was born in Maryhill, Glasgow. He first joined Celtic in March 1955 from local side Maryhill Harp, where he was converted from a fullback into a winger. However his headstrong character and poor discipline impeded his progress and after spending a season on loan to Dumbarton, he was sold to Birmingham City in 1961 for £15,000. With the Midlands club he won a League Cup medal in 1963, as well as appearing in the final of the 1960–61 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, in which Birmingham were beaten 4–2 on aggregate by A.S. Roma.

In 1965 Auld returned to Celtic in a £12,000 deal, possibly on the initiative of Jock Stein, who had not yet been appointed Celtic manager. No longer considered a winger, Auld formed a midfield partnership with Bobby Murdoch. He became an integral part of the side that won nine League titles, as well as the 1967 European Cup Final. Prior to that match, against Italian giants Internazionale, Auld instigated a rendition of The Celtic Song in the tunnel, much to the bemusement of the Inter players. Auld left Celtic again in 1971 this time joining Hibernian on a free transfer. While at Easter Road he combined his playing role with one as a trainer, eventually focusing solely on the latter role.

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The Celtic Star · Aug 19

That Was The Celtic Goal That Was – Bertie Auld, 4 March 1970

“Once A Celt, yer always a Celt,” Bertie Auld. As one of the famed Lisbon Lions Bertie Auld will always be remembered by Celtic Fans the world over.

The Celtic Star · Aug 19

Lisbon Lion great label labels Boyata an ‘absolute disgrace’

Celtic and Lisbon Lion great Bertie Auld has launched into wantaway defender Dedryck Boyata in the wake of the club’s exit from the Champions League.The European winner, who played 279 times for Celtic scoring 85 times, labelled the Belgian an ‘absolute disgrace’ and that if he was manager he wouldn’t play him again.

Celts Are Here · Aug 16

Auld School – Celtic Legend Rinses Boyata

CELTIC Legend Bertie Auld has weighed into the Dedryk Boyata saga by going rather old school on the player.

Celts Are Here · Aug 16


LISBON LION Bertie Auld wished Scott Brown a happy 33rd birthday today – and insisted he has many years left in the tank.

The Celtic Star · Jun 22

The Jimmy Johnstone Academy with A Celtic State of Mind (Part 2/2)

Paul John Dykes and Kevin Graham are joined this week by two very special guests who are integral to the success of the Jimmy Johnstone Academy and Charitable Trust...

The Celtic Star · Jun 22

The Jimmy Johnstone Academy with A Celtic State of Mind (Part 2/2)

A Celtic State of Mind recently won the prestigious 2018 Football Blogging Award for the UK’s Best Podcast.Paul John Dykes and Kevin Graham are joined this week by two very special guests who are integral to the success of the Jimmy Johnstone Academy and Charitable Trust.In the second part of a two-part special, Jim Simonette and Simon Farrelly discuss the Greatest Ever Celt, the discovery of Darnell Fisher, Bertie Auld the boss, establishing the JJ Charitable Trust, and recording Dirty Old Town with Simp...

Bertie Auld Remembers Lisbon 1967

BERTIE AULD follows fellow-Lisbon legends Billy McNeill, Jim Craig, Tommy Gemmell, John Clark, Willie Wallace and Stevie Chalmers to have his say during CQN’s special tribute to the Celtic heroes who won the European Cup 51 years and six days ago...

The Celtic Star · May 14

Video: Hilarious get well soon message for Mr Celtic, Bertie Auld

WHEN you are in hospital so missing the game, it’s nice to know the your daughter is thinking about you...

The Celtic Star · May 14
The Celtic Star · Mar 24

Bertie, The Great Story Teller

MORE THAN 90 MINUTES editor Andre Milne pays his own tribute to Ten Thirty who yesterday celebrated his 80th Birthday with his feature BERTIE The Great Story Teller A true Celtic Legend Bertie Auld celebrated his 80th Birthday yesterday...

The Celtic Star · Mar 24

Exclusive! the Day Celtic Broke My Heart: by Bertie Auld

I CELEBRATED my 80th birthday yesterday by sharing my memories of my first day at Celtic and meeting the wonderful Jimmy McGrory, who was manager at the time...

The Celtic Star · Mar 23

CELTIC TALES OF THE RETROSPECTIVE with Bertie Auld: ‘Remember the 1957 cup final? Who did we beat 7-1?’

I was fortunate to sign for Jimmy McGrory in 1955. The reserve-team coach at that time was a guy called George Paterson, and either Willie or Jimmy McStay used to come up and help us with training...

The Celtic Star · Mar 23
Celtic TV · Mar 23

Celtic FC – Happy birthday Berti!

🦁 Today we wish a happy 8⃣0⃣th birthday to #CelticFC legend and Lisbon Lion, Bertie Auld!

Celtic TV · Mar 23

Small Talk with Bertie Auld

By ALEX GORDON My good friend Bertie Auld, the legendary Celtic player, celebrates his 80th birthday today...

Exclusive! the Unforgettable Day I Became a Celtic Player: by Birthday Bhoy Bertie Auld

It seems an awful long time ago when I first met Jimmy McGrory, a wonderful, warm gentleman, to sign for Celtic first time around...


TOMMY CALLAGHAN had a superb put-down line when Bertie Auld and Co jokingly asked: “How good are you?

Jim Craig’s 7am start: Bertie Auld makes his debut

On this day in 1957, nineteen-year-old Bertie Auld ran out at Ibrox for his first team debut...

Exclusive! Bertie Backs Griff

BERTIE AULD is backing Leigh Griffiths to become a Ton-Up Bhoy today – if he gets his chance against Sevco Rangers...

Exclusive! ‘Ideal Stage for Mcgregor’s Magic,’ Lisbon Lion

LISBON Lion Bertie Auld hopes Callum McGregor will put on a midfield masterclass against Sevco Rangers on Sunday...

Celtic: the Awakening: Two for the Road

TODAY CQN brings you the second EXCLUSIVE extract from Alex Gordon’s book, ‘CELTIC: The Awakening’, which was published by Mainstream in 2013.

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