Harry Hood

Read all the news about Celtic hero Harry Hood. Harry Hood was born in Glasgow on 3 October 1944. Died 26 May 2019, aged 74

Hood played for Celtic, for whom he scored the winning goal in the final of the 1971 Scottish Cup, a 2-1 replay win over Rangers. He also scored the first goal in the 1974 Scottish Cup Final in a 3-0 victory over Dundee United. With Celtic, Hood won 5 Scottish league championships, 3 Scottish Cups and 2 Scottish League Cups. He scored 123 goals in all competitions. His presence onto the field at Parkhead was often greeted with a ‘Hare Krishna’ chant. He holds the distinction as being the last Celtic player ever to score a hat-trick against Celtic’s city rivals Rangers.

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‘Harry Hood: Bringing the Thunder,’ Larry Cafiero, Celtic’s American Blogger

THE wave of Europe’s and South America’s best players coming to America in the mid-1970s to play in the North American Soccer League was supposed to be just that: a wave...

Into Football · Jun 10

Declan McConville with A Celtic State of Mind – Harry Hood: A legend on and off the pitch

Before the arrival of Jock Stein at Celtic Park in March 1965, the club under the management of Jimmy McGrory attempted to sign Harry Hood from Clyde in November 1964...

Into Football · Jun 10

Fly high with the Angels in Paradise Harry

CELTIC legend Harry Hood’s funeral took place this morning and we thought we’d share with you, courtesy of Jamief, the lovely brochure that Harry’s family produced as a fitting tribute to Harry...

Harry Hood Tribute

Jock Stein was at his peak when he signed Harry Hood from Clyde in March 1969.

Evening Times · May 27

Matthew Lindsay: Harry Hood’s scoring feats for Celtic make him an all-time Parkhead great

WHAT would Steve Clarke, the new Scotland manager who will name his first squad at Hampden tomorrow, give to have a striker with the same predatory instincts and finishing prowess of Harry Hood at his disposal just now?

Evening Times · May 27
Herald Scotland · May 27

Matthew Lindsay: Harry Hood’s scoring feats for Celtic make him an all-time Parkhead great

WHAT would Steve Clarke, the new Scotland manager who will name his first squad at Hampden tomorrow, give to have a striker with the same predatory instincts and finishing prowess of Harry Hood at his disposal just now?

Herald Scotland · May 27
Celts Are Here · May 26

Classy Moussa Dembele Pays Tribute to Harry Hood

MOUSSA DEMBELE has expressed his condolences to the family and friends of Harry Hood after the former Celtic player passed away.

Celts Are Here · May 26
Celtic Fanzine · May 26

We’ve got Harry Hood!”

Harry Hood Tribute Text David Potter It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of Harry Hood.

Celtic Fanzine · May 26
Evening Times · May 26

Celtic legend Harry Hood dies aged 74

Former Celtic striker Harry Hood has died at the age of 74, the Glasgow club have confirmed...

Evening Times · May 26
The Guardian · May 26

Harry Hood, former Celtic striker with ‘the X factor’, dies aged 74

Hood scored 123 goals in 310 games for Celtic from 1969-76• Honours included six league titles and four Scottish CupsThe former Celtic striker Harry Hood has died at the age of 74, the club have confirmed.Hood scored 123 goals in 310 games for Celtic from 1969 to 1976 after moving from Clyde, where he played either side of a spell at Sunderland...

The Guardian · May 26

Former Celtic striker Harry Hood dies aged 74

Former Celtic striker Harry Hood has died at the age of 74, the Glasgow club have confirmed...

Celtic Hero Harry Hood Passes Away

CELTIC hero Harry Hood passed away this morning at the age of 74 after a long battle with cancer.

Celtic great Harry Hood passes away

Celtic great Harry Hood has passed away aged 74. The versatile forward played for the Parkhead side under Jock Stein in the 60s and 70s.Signed for £40,000 from Clyde in March 1969, Hood would go on to win five league titles, three Scottish Cups and two League Cups during his seven year spell at Celtic.He was also the last Celtic player to score a hat-trick against Rangers in 1973, a feat that was not repeated until Moussa Dembele bagged his hat-trick against the new Rangers side in 2016.Hood was signed b...

The Sun · May 26

Celtic legend and O** F*** hat-trick hero Harry Hood dead aged 74

CELTIC legend Harry Hood has passed away aged 74. He scored a hat-trick in an O** F*** game against Rangers in 1973, a feat that was not repeated until Moussa Dembele achieved it in 2016.

The Sun · May 26
VideoCelts · Apr 29

Incredible picture captures the greatest names in Celtic’s history

Neilly Mochan and James McGrory are there, stretching back pre-war and to the Coronation Cup and 7-1 teams, adding to the lions you can also see Jim Brogan, Tommy Callaghan, Harry Hood and George Connolly...

VideoCelts · Apr 29
The Celtic Star · Mar 13

What Jock Stein growled after his second game in charge of Celtic

ON this day in 1971, Celtic travelled to Central Park, Cowdenbeath to beat the home side 5-1 with two goals from Harry Hood (one of them a penalty), and one each from John Hughes, Billy McNeill and Bobby Lennox...

The Celtic Star · Mar 13
VideoCelts · May 26

Dembele’s touching tribute to former Celt Harry Hood

Jock Stein signed the former Clyde forward from Sunderland in 1969 with 123 goals in 310 appearances making a significant contribution to a golden era for the club...

VideoCelts · May 26
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