Davie Hay

Read all the news about Celtic hero Davie Hay. Davie Hay was born in Paisley, Scotland on 29 January 1948 (age 71).

After completing his secondary education at St Mirin’s Academy in Paisley, Hay signed for Celtic in 1966. He became one of the “Quality Street Kids” reserve team which eventually took the places of the ageing Lisbon Lions. He made his league debut on 6 March 1968 against Aberdeen going on to make 230 appearances for Celtic scoring 12 goals, winning 5 League Championships, 3 Scottish Cups and 1 League Cup. After playing for Scotland in the 1974 World Cup in West Germany, he was transferred to Chelsea following a dispute with Celtic. In 1979 a serious knee injury forced him to retire from the game as a player. He had also suffered problems with a detached retina and eventually lost full vision in his right eye. He won a total 27 caps for Scotland.

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Celtic legend wants two stars to return to the first team

Celtic legend Davie Hay wants two stars to return to the Hoops line-up when they take on Motherwell on Sunday in the Scottish Premiership.

‘Right Man for the Job’: Legend Backs Boss

CELTIC legend Davie Hay reckons Neil Lennon has answered the doubters with the historic Europa League Group E triumph over Lazio on Thursday night.

Evening Times · Nov 8

Davie Hay: Banners don’t do Celtic’s reputation any good, but they aren’t to blame for attacks

I have been on the record before with my belief that some of the banners produced by the Green Brigade don’t do the reputation of Celtic any good, but there is absolutely no way you can blame them for what happened in Rome as two Celtic fans were stabbed on Wednesday night, as was another after the game...

Evening Times · Nov 8
Evening Times · Nov 8

Davie Hay: Neil Lennon has Celtic fans dreaming of European glory

WHAT a night it was for everyone associated with Celtic in Rome on Thursday, and what a wonderful achievement by this group of players and by Neil Lennon too...

Evening Times · Nov 8

Hay’s Advice to Lenny

CELTIC legend Davie Hay has urged Neil Lennon not to ring the changes against Hibs this evening.

Evening Times · Nov 1

Davie Hay: Cup game or not, Fraser Forster should start against Hibs for Celtic

I think Neil Lennon will play Fraser Forster in goal against Hibs today, and in my opinion, that would be the correct call...

Evening Times · Nov 1
Evening Times · Nov 1

Davie Hay: Celtic’s breathtaking cup glory run will never be matched

IT is a huge few days now for Celtic coming up. Retaining the three domestic trophies is the major priority this season, of course, and the Betfred Cup is the first step to doing that...

Evening Times · Nov 1

LENNON v RODGERS: LEGEND’S VERDICT

CELTIC legend Davie Hay has applauded Neil Lennon and insists he does not receive the credit he is due.

67HailHail · Oct 26

‘He proved that’ – Celtic great lauds senior figure for gamble that paid off

Former Celtic manager Davie Hay has praised the man that is currently in the Parkhead hot seat, Neil Lennon.

67HailHail · Oct 26
Evening Times · Oct 25

Davie Hay: Christopher Jullien beginning to justify hefty transfer fee for Celtic

AFTER bringing up Christopher Jullien’s nervy performance at Livingston a couple of weeks back, it’s only right that I now give him his dues for a wonderful performance against Lazio...

Evening Times · Oct 25
Evening Times · Oct 18

Davie Hay: Fans with flares risk having parts of Celtic Park closed down

IT was a shame, if no surprise, to see UEFA dishing out yet another fine to Celtic after fans took flares into the stadium prior to the Europa League match against Cluj...

Evening Times · Oct 18
Evening Times · Oct 18

Davie Hay: Livingston defeat would have given Kristoffer Ajer a gentle reminder of Celtic demands

I’M not sure if a little of what Christopher Jullien was meaning during the week when he said he was nervous at Livingston wasn’t lost in translation, but it is refreshing in any case to see the defender hold his hands up for what was a poor display...

Evening Times · Oct 18
Evening Times · Oct 18

Davie Hay: Celtic won’t prioritise league over Europe, both are crucial

THERE may be more than a grain of truth in the notion that Celtic supporters would, if faced with a take-it or leave-it choice, gladly dispense with the Europa League this season if it meant securing a ninth league title in a row...

Evening Times · Oct 18
67HailHail · Oct 13

Club great identifies where Celtic went wrong in recent setback

Former Celtic legend Davie Hay has identified where Celtic went wrong in the recent defeat to Livingston.

67HailHail · Oct 13
Inside Futbol · Oct 12

He Looked Startled – Celtic Legend On New Bhoy’s Physical Challenge

Davie Hay believes Celtic defender Christopher Jullien was shocked by Livingston’s physicality...

Inside Futbol · Oct 12
Scotzine · Oct 12

How Lennon ‘Shocked’ Celtic Legend

CELTIC legend Davie Hay has admitted he was “shocked” by Neil Lennon’s team line-up for the visit to Livingston last weekend.

Scotzine · Oct 12

Hoops Great’s Advice to ‘Startled’ Celt

DAVIE HAY offered words of advice to Celtic’s £7million centre-half Christopher Jullien following the 2-0 flop at Livingston last weekend.

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