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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The Terrace · Oct 19

Brian Rice’s past life aboard the Titanic

BBC Sportsound · Oct 19

Sportsound Podcast: 19 Oct 20

Herald Scotland · Oct 18

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The Terrace · Oct 15

Running so hard he’s losing his hairline

Record Celtic · Oct 15

Klimala is the man to lead line on Saturday | Only result matters so Celtic must box clever | Defeat would be savage blow to favourites Gers

BBC Sportsound · Oct 14

Sportsound Podcast: 14 Oct 20

67HailHail · Oct 13

West Ham United’s Craig Dawson capture leaves Ben Davies option there for Celtic

Read Celtic · Oct 13

Celtic handed Ben Davies boost as West Ham sign Craig Dawson

‘Top-class’ – Celtic hero gave SPFL club ‘a massive lift’ says defender

Daily Record · Oct 13

Ally’s McCoist Rangers warning that prepared Craig Moore for derby disaster

The Terrace · Oct 12

Like Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal

BBC Sportsound · Oct 12

Sportsound Podcast : 12 Oct 20. Scotland continue to make progress as clubs face further Covid disruption.

West Ham United make approach for EFL ace wanted by Celtic

The Celtic Star · Oct 11

It’s Faither’s Day – Lisbon Lion Ronnie Simpson was born on this day in 1930

Daily Record · Oct 7

Celtic and Rangers transfer success proves clubs know how big title battle is

Record Celtic · Oct 6

How does Lenny get the best out of Edouard? | Transfer window was a winner | No fans benefits Rangers more than Hoops

The Terrace · Oct 6

New Signing: Chris Iwelumo

The Celt · Oct 6

La fenetre de l’ete 2020

The Terrace · Oct 5

No, I don’t want no subs

Sportsound Podcast : 05 Oct 20. Hope for struggling Scottish clubs & Kilmarnock forfeit League Cup tie.

Three things we learned as Celtic secure last-gasp Saints win in dramatic style

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Daily Record · Oct 2

Celtic win leagues in March not October so Rangers fans can stop jibes – Hotline

The Terrace · Sep 29

We don’t sell Duff, we sell Fudd

BBC Sportsound · Sep 28

Sportsound Podcast : 28 Sep 20. Is the controversial handball rule fair or spoiling the game?

The Celtic View · Sep 25

2020-09-25 The Celtic View Podcast 2020 E29

Daily Record · Sep 23

Celtic and Rangers glory nights will be haunted by Covid-19 this term

Record Celtic · Sep 22

It would be unforgivable if Edouard is sold | Lennon is damned if he does and damned if he doesn’t | Greg Taylor isn’t Kieran Tierney

BBC Sportsound · Sep 21

Sportsound Podcast : 21 Sep 20. With Dundee midfielder Charlie Adam & Craig Levein

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BBC Sportsound · Sep 14

Sportsound Podcast : 14 Sep 20

The Terrace · Sep 8

Polishing a Turd

Sportsound Podcast: 07 Sep 20

Ex-Celtic keeper suffers distribution disaster

Daily Mail · Sep 3

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The Terrace · Sep 3

Why can’t Scotland produce Pele. or Jan Koller?

Sportsound Podcast: 03 Sep 20

Daily Record · Sep 3

Rangers should end pantomime and sell Alfredo Morelos now – Hotline

Record Celtic · Sep 1

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67HailHail · Sep 1

Craig Levein’s comments on Celtic and Rangers leaving Scotland are laughable

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