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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The Celtic Star · Sep 4, 2018

Jim Craig – Celtic legend, ‘Sunny’ Jim Young

JIM YOUNG came into Celtic from Bristol Rovers in the summer of 1903 and soon stamped his authority on the team as a wing half, showing, strength, stamina and power, although the odd deft touch could be employed when necessary...

The Celtic Star · Sep 4, 2018
The Celtic Star · Oct 25

David Potter’s Seven Magnificently Random Celtic Stories continues

DAVID POTTER’S Seven Magnificently Random Celtic Stories continues this morning and as usual there are some fascinating tales her for you to enjoy 1.

The Celtic Star · Oct 25
Jim Craig CSC · Sep 4, 2012

If You Know The History: 4th September: Jim Young

4th September Jim Young Jim Young came into Celtic from Bristol Rovers in the summer of 1903 and soon stamped his authority on the team as a wing half, showing, strength, stamina and power, although the odd deft touch could be employed when necessary. Iro...

Jim Craig CSC · Sep 4, 2012
Jim Craig CSC · Oct 1, 2011

Jim Young

Whenever fans talk about the Celtic greats through the decades, it is an unfortunate fact that those from the early days get least attention...

Jim Craig CSC · Oct 1, 2011
Not The View · Apr 11, 2016

Sunny Jim Young – Celtic Legend

David Potter’s other Celtic player biographies have included Jimmy Quinn, Jimmy Delaney, Patsy Gallacher and Bobby Murdoch...

Not The View · Apr 11, 2016
The Shamrock · Feb 28, 2014

‘Tic Toons: Sunny Jim Young, Celtic Captain

Sunny Jim was Celtic’s captain a century ago when he led the team a League and Cup double...

The Shamrock · Feb 28, 2014
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