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 · Dec 18

Jim Craig – Two game Celts

A number of Celtic players have only managed two games for the club, men like centre-forward Thomas Allan, who played twice between 1910 and 1913; Jimmy Crozier in 1928/1929; Willie Brown at the end of the 1st World War; Jimmy Docherty in 1955; Sammy Henderson in the 1960s; Jim McInally in the 1980s and Mark...

The Celtic Star · Dec 18
The Celtic Star · Dec 17

Jim Craig – ‘The best performance he had ever seen,’ Jinky’s finest game

Surprisingly enough, in season 1969/1970, as the festive season approached, Celtic had lost three times in 15 league games, to Dunfermline, Hearts and Hibs, and those results seemed to have affected the attendances of the time...

The Celtic Star · Dec 17
The Celtic Star · Dec 16

Jim Craig – 3-1 down at Ibrox, Celtic come storming back

There were so many packed into Ibrox on this day in 1895 for the Glasgow Cup final that the crowd encroached on to the pitch at both the Copeland Road end and the North Stand.

The Celtic Star · Dec 16
The Celtic Star · Dec 15

Jim Craig – Essie Fallon Tribute

On behalf of the all players at Celtic Park in the 1960s and early 1970s, may I take this opportunity to express our sincere condolences to John Fallon on the loss of his wife Esther...

The Celtic Star · Dec 15
The Celtic Star · Dec 15

Jim Craig – Dundee Captain Tommy Gemmell looked rather embarrassed

Due to the State of Emergency being in force, the League Cup final between Celtic and Dundee only attracted a crowd of just over 27,000 and kicked off at 1.30pm on this day in 1973...

The Celtic Star · Dec 15
The Celtic Star · Dec 14

Jim Craig – A Rebel Treble for this scoreline, Celtic 6 Rangers 2…

Every modern Celtic fan can recall with some satisfaction the date of the 27 August 2000, when the Hoops defeated Rangers 6-2.

The Celtic Star · Dec 14
The Celtic Star · Dec 13

Jim Craig – Former Celtic star John Colrain and Ol’ Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra

As Celtic tried to emulate the success of the Busby Babes at Manchester United with the Kelly Kids at Parkhead in the late 1950s, quite a number of young men got a chance in the first-team...

The Celtic Star · Dec 13
The Celtic Star · Dec 12

Jim Craig – Old Trafford, Celtic play those Rapid Vienna cheats

The first leg of the Cup Winners’ Cup 2nd round tie between Rapid Vienna and Celtic – held in the Austrian capital – resulted in a fine 3-1 victory for Rapid, with Brian McClair getting the Hoops’ only goal.

The Celtic Star · Dec 12
Daily Record · Dec 11

How Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers and club supremo Dermot Desmond inspired the unique Jim McGuinness

The new Charlotte Independence coach isn’t like other coaches and he’s detailed his remarkable journey from GAA to the beautiful game...

Daily Record · Dec 11
The Celtic Star · Dec 11

Jim Craig – Goalkeepers and Celtic’s outside-left Hugh O’Donnell

After the death of John Thomson in 1931, Joe Kennaway was brought over from Canada to replace him and held the position for the remainder of the 1930s.

The Celtic Star · Dec 11
The Celtic Star · Dec 10

When Salzburg heard The Sound of Celtic

MATT CORR has been writing diaries of the various Celtic away trips in Europe this season, from the despair in a warn sunny Athens to the delight in a cold and wintry Trondheim...

The Celtic Star · Dec 10
The Celtic Star · Dec 10

Jim Craig – Three future Celts were in the Jags side

At the end of October 1977, Celtic were placed 7th in the league table, 8 points adrift of Rangers.

The Celtic Star · Dec 10

Former Celtic Coach Makes Surprise Move into Management Abroad

Jim McGuinness has shocked many by being appointed as new head coach of Charlotte Independence, a second tier American club.

Jim Craig – After a protest, Celtic hit Clyde for nine

In a fourth round tie of the club’s first-ever Scottish Cup, in November 1888, Celtic lost to Clyde 1-0 at Celtic Park but immediately lodged a protest, stating that since Clyde had turned up late, the match had finished late, in semi-darkness and stormy conditions...

Read Celtic · Dec 7

Celtic scouts keeping a close eye on free-scoring striker

Celtic are among the teams keeping an eye on free-scoring Ayr United striker Lawrence Shankland.

Read Celtic · Dec 7

Jim Craig – Rock bottom after drawing a blank against AC Milan

Celtic had been drawn in a tough section in the Champions League group stages in season 2004/05, alongside Shakhtar Donetsk, Barcelona and AC Milan.

John James · Dec 10

DCI Robertson’s Tommy Cooper Show

In last week’s exclusive I revealed how Iain Davidson of Police Scotland planned to extricate his globetrotting DCI, Jim Robertson, and his pert assistant Jackie O’Neil, from giving evidence at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Thursday 6th December...

John James · Dec 10

Jim Craig – Celtic’s Star Peter Scarff

A routine league match at Celtic Park, on this day in 1931, the Bhoys proving far too strong for the visitors from the east.

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