Jim Young

Read all the news about Celtic hero Jim Young. Jim Young was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland on 10 January 1882. Died 4 September 1922, aged 40

Best known for playing as a right half for the highly successful Celtic side of the early 1900s, Young helped Celtic win fifteen trophies in total, comprising nine league championships and six Scottish Cups.

Young made one appearance for the Scotland national football team, against Ireland in 1906. He also represented the Scottish League XI six times.

Young’s career was ended by a knee injury suffered in 1916. He died in a motorcycle accident in his native Ayrshire, aged 40.

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Inside Futbol · Feb 10

No, Celtic’s Scott Sinclair Isn’t Lucky – Former Top Flight Manager

Former Dundee boss Jim Duffy has dismissed thoughts Celtic’s Scott Sinclair is lucky, and lauded his finishing...

Inside Futbol · Feb 10
The Celtic Star · Feb 10

Jim Craig – Dundee’s captain Tommy Gemmell, got a great reception from The Celtic support

At the beginning of February 1974, Celtic were top of the table, some ten points ahead of Rangers and heading for their 9th consecutive League title.

The Celtic Star · Feb 10
Read Celtic · Feb 8

Hoops star seals loan move to join up with former Celtic coach

Andrew Gutman has sealed a loan move to Charlotte Independence, where he’ll work under the guidance of former Celtic coach Jim McGuinness.

Read Celtic · Feb 8

Jim Craig – Many Happy returns to Mick McCarthy

This league match played on this day in 1891 – between a Celtic side in 3rd place in the table and St Mirren in 8th spot in the ten-team league – was played before a crowd of 3,000 at First Celtic Park...

Jim Craig – Celtic’s top star Pat Crerand sold to Man Utd for just £56k

The early 1960s was not a good time for Celtic. Dundee and Rangers had the league title sewn up between them, Celtic lost in the final of the Scottish Cup to Jock Stein’s Dunfermline Athletic and the club just could not cope with the sectional stages of the League Cup, failing to qualify for the...

Jim Craig – Celtic’s hat-trick hero simply ‘disappeared’ after Scottish Cup win at Kynoch Park

Celtic’s opening tie in the Scottish Cup competition of 1928 turned out to be a fairly comfortable win over 2nd Division Bathgate; 21/01/28 – Bathgate (H) 3-1, 3,000 Obviously, a team from the lower leagues was not going to entice a big crowd to Celtic Park but for the fans who did turn up, goals...

Valencia Post “Highly Relevant” Message To Celtic Support

Celtic fans will embark on a nice sunny trip to different parts of the Spanish coast before they congregate in Valencia on the 21st of February.

Jim Craig – Jimmy McGrory (2), Bertie Thomson, Alec Thomson and Peter Scarff all scored

This Scottish Cup match was First Division versus Second Division, so no Celtic fan was expecting anything other than a comfortable win for the Hoops...

The Celtic Star · Jan 31

Jim Craig – When the final whistle blew, the score was 4-2 to Celtic

On 27 January 1951, at Bayview, Celtic were quite fortunate to gain a draw in a first-round Scottish Cup tie with East Fife, the equaliser in the 2-2 draw coming in the 80th minute through Bobby Collins...

The Celtic Star · Jan 31
The Celtic Star · Jan 30

Jim Craig – Big Yogi ran riot that afternoon, scoring five

Halfway through December in 1964, Celtic were in 5th place in the league table, behind Hearts, Kilmarnock, Hibs and Dunfermline...

The Celtic Star · Jan 30
The Celtic Star · Jan 29

Jim Craig – Jimmy Walsh, Celtic’s goalscoring hero

At this time of season 1954-55, Celtic were in 2nd place in the league table, six points behind Aberdeen but also six points ahead of their opponents that afternoon, Hearts...

The Celtic Star · Jan 29

Agnes Johnstone with A Celtic State of Mind

A Celtic State of Mind was named as the UK’s Best Football Podcast at the prestigious 2018 Football Blogging Awards.

The Celtic Star · Jan 28

Jim Craig – Celtic on this day in the Scottish Cup, John Thomson’s Birthday

The month of January – and occasionally February – are the months when Celtic have, through the years, played their opening tie in the Scottish Cup...

The Celtic Star · Jan 28
The Celtic Star · Jan 27

Jim Craig – Goals from Bobby Carroll, John Divers and Mike Jackson see off Morton

Towards the end of January 1962, Celtic were lying in 3rd place in the league table, just behind Dundee and Rangers but ahead of Partick Thistle and Dunfermline...

The Celtic Star · Jan 27
The Celtic Star · Jan 26

Jim Craig – Lennox and Doyle get the goals as Celtic beat Raith Rovers

In season 1979-80, Celtic started their Scottish Cup campaign with a home tie against Raith Rovers, the match played on this day in 1980.

The Celtic Star · Jan 26
The Celtic Star · Jan 25

Jim Craig – The call went out to Joe Kennaway

When Celtic went on their first tour of North America in 1931, one of the 13 matches they played was against a side called Fall River in Massachusetts on 31 May...

The Celtic Star · Jan 25
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