Jim Craig

Lisbon Lion and Celtic hero Jim Craig was born in Govan, Glasgow on 30 April 1943 (age 77).

Craig joined Celtic in 1963, on amateur terms, so as to allow him to complete his studies and having done so, signed as a full professional in January 1965.

Craig’s abilities and style of play matched manager Jock Stein’s tactical philosophy and he soon displaced Willie O’Neill and Ian Young as Celtic’s regular right back. Stein encouraged his fullbacks to overlap the side’s midfield to provide additional support to the forwards, in the style of the modern wing-back role, and in Craig and left back Tommy Gemmell he found willing protagonists.

During his tenure at Parkhead, Craig collected 14 domestic honours as well as a European Cup medal in 1967. He made 231 appearances for Celtic scoring 6 goals. He won one cap for the Scotland national side.

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To View From The Lockdown (episode 6)

Celtic Keeper To Hearts Set For Complications

The Celtic Star · May 27

Celtic Gossip: An emotional farewell, forward signs a new deal and a goalkeeper dilemma

BBC · May 27

From the archive: Celtic keeper Gordon defies Rangers

Record Celtic · May 26

Gareth McAuley’s comments s***housery of the highest order | Olivier Ntcham’s future is weighed up | The Martin O’Neill stroke of genius

The Terrace · May 25

Scottish Premiership Team of the Season

Daily Record · May 25

Jim Craig’s risky Celtic shortcut as Lisbon Lion tells his ‘67 story 53 years on

Fitba-Episode 3

Lenny Reveals Signing Talks with Duo

The Terrace · May 23

To View From The Lockdown (episode 5)

How the Leagues Were Won: Part 6

The Celtic Star · May 22

Photo: Chris Sutton’s Incredible 9IAR XI

Lennon Wants Familiar Faces To Stay For Title Number Ten

Read Celtic · May 21

Neil Lennon confirms important contract extension talks with two Celtic stars

Celts Are Here · May 20

Celtic Star in Limbo Over Potential Parkhead Exit

Record Celtic · May 19

Sutton hammers McCoist’s asterisk claim | The big issue with finishing the Scottish Cup | Who were the key men in title triumph?

Transfer Tavern · May 19

‘No question’, ‘Incredible talent’ – Debate sees many Hoops fans pick former 9-goal loanee

Daily Mail · May 19

Craig Bellamy reveals he has been receiving treatment for depression for three years

The Terrace · May 18


Daily Mail · May 18

Craig Bellamy reveals he nearly retired in 2003 and turned down Manchester United interest

Wales Online · May 18

Craig Bellamy speaks about depression battle for first time in candid interview

VideoCelts · May 18

‘These spoof pages are fantastic’ Fans mock The Herald for their off the radar Ibrox kit deal coverage

BBC · May 15

Scottish gossip: SPFL, Celtic, Rangers, Hearts, Levein, De Boer

Record Celtic · May 12

Chris Sutton’s explosive EGM verdict | The upcoming Celtic balancing act | Big long-term questions addressed

The Terrace · May 11

Statements and six midfielders

The remarkable story of Celtic goalkeeper James “Joe” Kennaway

The Terrace · May 9

To View From The Terrace (episode 3)

CELTIC ARCHIVE – Craig Burley 2017 Interview.

The Celt · May 8

James ‘Joe’ Kennaway

The Terrace · May 4

Goodbye Tommy Wright

The Spirit of 67: Jim Craig – and That Penalty

Celtic FC · May 1

Christie more: Go behind the scenes with Ryan – #InstaChristie

Stevie Remembered: Jim Craig

The Terrace · Apr 28

I always wanted you to go into space, man

Record Celtic · Apr 28

Title decision latest | Celtic transfer prospects assessed | The big season ticket question

VideoCelts · Apr 28

McCoist and Tanner team up to launch Transparency Crusade

The Terrace · Apr 25

To View From The Lockdown

Celtic FC · Apr 23

Craig Gordon’s Instagram takeover – #InstaGordon

Exclusive: SPL club ‘sniff’ chance to sign frozen-out Celtic star amid big development

The TwoPointOne · Apr 19

Top 25 under 25 in the Scottish Premiership | No.16 – Craig Halkett

The Celtic Star · Apr 19

One of the most stressful moments of my career – I took our second penalty after Dixie had missed

The Celtic Star · Apr 19

Remembering Ronnie Simpson, Celtic’s greatest ever goalkeeper

Transfer Tavern · Apr 14

‘A moment that will stay with me forever’ – These Celtic fans praise 54-cap ace following tweet

The Celtic Star · Apr 13

Hartson Hits A Hat-Trick

The Celtic Star · Apr 12

Jim Craig’s Dukla Prague Memories as the Celts have one foot in the final

VideoCelts · Apr 10

Red faces again as Record man Jackson calls it all wrong

The Terrace · Apr 9

The Terrace Podcast Quiz: Glasgow v Edinburgh

Invincible Celtic keeper Craig Gordon’s Fabulous Scottish Cup Final Celebration

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