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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Jim Craig – Willie Miller’s Celtic debut

There were 16 teams in the Scottish League, Southern Division for the 1942/43 season and this was Celtic’s third match of the campaign.

The Celtic Star · Aug 20

Jim Craig – Celtic went on the rampage, winning 8-2

Celtic had picked up a League/League Cup double in season 1965/66 and went into the following campaign hoping for more.

The Celtic Star · Aug 20

17th August 1968: Celtic v Partick Thistle – League Cup

15th August 1968 The headlines in the press offered great praise to the boys on the field – Sizzling Celts and also gave the fans good news about important players – ‘O** F***’ Pair Should Be Fit ‘Rangers centre-half Ronnie McKinnon and Celtic left-half Jim Brogan had stitches put in gashed brows after last night’s game...

The Celtic Star · Aug 19

Jim Craig – ‘The Albion Rovers centre-half was a certain Jock Stein’

In the summer of 1944, with the 2nd World War nearing its conclusion, Celtic were playing in the Southern Division of the Scottish league and had opened the campaign with a fine 4-1 victory over Hearts at Parkhead...

The Celtic Star · Aug 19
The Celtic Star · Aug 18

Jim Craig – Jimmy Delaney, a shining light for Celtic fans in those tough years

When Celtic met Hearts at Tynecastle on this day in 1934 in a league match, it turned out to be a rather disappointing affair with a 0-0 scoreline, the only redeeming feature the promising play of Celtic’s outside-right, one Jimmy Delaney, making his first-team debut...

The Celtic Star · Aug 18
VideoCelts · Aug 15

Celtic fans turn on Jim White’s crocodile tears

While most Celtic fans are very concerned by the opening to the season and the fracture in relations between the boardroom and dug-out that certainly wasn’t the angle that the former STV man was coming from...

VideoCelts · Aug 15
The Celtic Star · Aug 15

Jim Craig – Dick Beattie, Celtic’s goalie, Hampden in the Sun

The European Cup win over Inter Milan at Lisbon must surely rank as the best-ever victory in the whole history of Celtic Football Club...

The Celtic Star · Aug 15
The Scotsman · Aug 14

Brendan Rodgers ‘could quit if Celtic crash out of Champions League’

Brendan Rodgers could leave Celtic if the club fails to qualify for this season’s Champions League, talkSPORT host and Sky Sports presenter Jim White has claimed...

The Scotsman · Aug 14
Daily Express · Aug 14

Celtic news: Brendan Rodgers could WALK after Champions League clash – Jim White

CELTIC boss Brendan Rodgers could walk away from the club if they suffer a Champions League exit this evening, claims talkSPORT host Jim White...

Daily Express · Aug 14
The Celtic Star · Aug 16

Jim Craig – Tom Sinclair, 6 clean sheets from 6 games for Celtic, before returning to Rangers!

In the early years of the 20th Century, the stars of teams like Celtic were awarded a benefit match, very often against old rivals Rangers, as a reward for lengthy service...

The Celtic Star · Aug 16
The Celtic Star · Aug 14

Jim (blue and) White claims ‘ambitious’ Rodgers could quit Celtic

WATCH JIM WHITE on TalkSport this morning, starting the narrative for what happens next at Celtic and how Brendan Rodgers will react to a defeat in Athens tonight.

The Celtic Star · Aug 14
The Celtic Star · Aug 14

Jim Craig – Liam Brady’s three summer signings

At the end of his first season in charge at Celtic Park – in the summer of 1992 – Liam Brady had overseen the outgoing of a succession of fringe players who had spent some time in the reserve side...

The Celtic Star · Aug 14
ARCSC · Aug 13

Save Our Celts’, Jim Orr With A Celtic State Of Mind

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

ARCSC · Aug 13
ITV Sport · Aug 13

Former Celtic youth coach jailed for sexually abusing teenager

Jim McCafferty pleaded guilty in May to eight charges of sexual offences against the same boy over a three-year period from December 2012-15...

ITV Sport · Aug 13
BBC · Aug 13

Ex-Celtic coach McCafferty jailed for child sex abuse

Jim McCafferty worked at Hibernian, Falkirk, and Celtic football clubs more than 20 years ago...

BBC · Aug 13
The Celtic Star · Aug 21

Jim Craig – The First Glasgow International Exhibition Cup

The First Glasgow International Exhibition was opened on 8 May 1888 by the Prince and Princess of Wales, the future King Edward V11 and Queen Alexandra (pictured above!

The Celtic Star · Aug 21
The Celtic Star · Aug 17

‘When Chopper played, we all played,’ Jim Craig

After a trophy-less season in 1990/91, manager Liam Brady appeared to think that a change was needed in central defence so, on 8 July 1991, Paul Elliott left the club to join Chelsea for a reported fee of around £1.4million, to be replaced by Gary Gillespie from Liverpool, whose transfer cost the club in the...

The Celtic Star · Aug 17
The Celtic Star · Aug 17

Jim Craig – ‘When Chopper played, we all played’

After a trophy-less season in 1990/91, manager Liam Brady appeared to think that a change was needed in central defence so, on 8 July 1991, Paul Elliott left the club to join Chelsea for a reported fee of around £1.4million, to be replaced by Gary Gillespie from Liverpool, whose transfer cost the club in the...

The Celtic Star · Aug 17
The Guardian · Aug 13

Ex-Celtic youth coach jailed after admitting sexual assault

Jim McCafferty sentenced to three years and nine months for offences against a boy A former Celtic football club youth coach has been jailed for three years and nine months after admitting eight counts of sexual assault.Jim McCafferty, 72, initially pleaded not guilty to a series of sexual offences against the same boy over a three-year period before December 2015, but changed his plea to guilty on the morning his trial began at Belfast crown court in May 2018...

The Guardian · Aug 13
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