Jock Stein

Read all the news about Celtic hero Jock Stein. Jock Stein was born in Burnbank, Lanarkshire (Scotland) on 5 October 1922. Died 10 September 1985, aged 62

From Wikipedia: John “Jock” Stein CBE (5 October 1922 – 10 September 1985) was a Scottish football player and manager. He became the first manager of a British side to win the European Cup, with Celtic in 1967. Stein also guided Celtic to nine successive Scottish League championships between 1966 and 1974.

Stein worked as a coalminer while playing football part-time for Blantyre Victoria and then Albion Rovers. He became a full-time professional football player with Welsh club Llanelli Town, but returned to Scotland with Celtic in 1951. He enjoyed some success with Celtic, winning the Coronation Cup in 1953 and a Scottish league and Scottish Cup double in 1954. Ankle injuries forced Stein to retire from playing football in 1957.

Celtic appointed Stein to coach their reserve team after he retired as a player. Stein started his managerial career in 1960 with Dunfermline, where he won the Scottish Cup in 1961 and achieved some notable results in European football. After a brief but successful spell at Hibernian, Stein returned to Celtic as manager in March 1965. In thirteen years at Celtic, Stein won the European Cup, ten Scottish league championships, eight Scottish Cups and six Scottish League Cups. After a brief stint with Leeds United, Stein managed the Scottish national side from 1978 until his death in 1985.

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The Celtic Star · Nov 13

‘I’m no feart o’ flying… just crashing,’ Jinky v Red Star Belgrade on This Day

ON this day in 1968 Jock Stein manufactured a 5-1 win against Red Star Belgrade by playing on his superstar’s fear of flying.

The Celtic Star · Nov 13
The Dugout · Nov 8

BYRON: Gladiator Celts conquer Roman empire

Seven years to the day Celtic beat Barcelona 2-1, and now, they have overcome Italian giants Lazio.

The Dugout · Nov 8 · Oct 2

‘I Look Forward To Helping Out’ – Irish Youngster Scores Twice For Celtic Reserves

Two Jonathan Afolabi goals helped a Celtic XI to victory in the Jock Stein Friendship Cup on Tuesday night to cap a great week for the striker... · Oct 2

James Forrest can carve out bit of Celtic history by overtaking Lisbon Lion

It’s a measure of the current team’s dominance that they are achieving things that even Jock Stein’s band of heroes didn’t manage...

‘Broony, Broony…’ 542 games, 42 goals, 19 domestic honours, 3 times Player of the Year

CELTIC Gossip tweeted this – Yesterday I think Broony summed up this Jock Stein quote very well, “Unlike many other Celts, I cannot claim that Celtic was my first love but I can say that it will be my last love.” Yesterday I think Broony summed up this Jock Stein quote very well “Unlike...

The Celtic Star · Oct 29

On This Day: Wins at Rugby Park, Rogic Screamer and First Trophy of 66/67

On This Day: October 29 2019. A select number of fixtures on this day throughout the years, namely two wins under Gordon Strachan at Rugby Park, Jock Stein’s side lifting their first trophy of the 1966/67 season – as well as a Tom Rogic screamer extending Celtic’s run in the Invincibles season...

The Celtic Star · Oct 29
VideoCelts · Oct 6

Young Celt makes loan move

The teenage forward was part of the Celtic squad that faced Albion Rovers in the Jock Stein Friendship Cup and will now get the chance to face League Two opposition on a regular basis...

VideoCelts · Oct 6
VideoCelts · Oct 2

Celtic prospects get international call ups

Last night both players were in action as a Celtic XI beat Albion Rovers to win the Jock Stein Friendship Cup with Afolabi scoring the first two goals of the night...

VideoCelts · Oct 2
ACSOM · Sep 29

Paul John Dykes with A Celtic State of Mind – The night George Connelly became the King of Keepie-Uppies

The first signs that Jock Stein had a mélange of youthful prospects brimming under the surface at Barrowfield perhaps came to light before the European Cup-Winners’ Cup third round first-leg tie against Soviet Union side Dynamo Kyiv on 12 January 1966...

ACSOM · Sep 29
Celtic FC · Oct 2

Young Celts Maintain Hold On Jock Stein Friendship Cup

Continue reading “Young Celts Maintain Hold On Jock Stein Friendship Cup” on Celtic FC.

Celtic FC · Oct 2

Celtic Fans Get Sneak Peak of New Bhoy as Striker Lands Double

NEIL LENNON was in attendance at Cliftonhill on Tuesday night to see his developmental side take on Albion Rovers in the Jock Stein Friendship cup which is annually contested by the two sides...

Celtic looking for 10 in a row

The biggest shock of Jock Stein’s era was Celtic’s 4-1 defeat to Partick Thistle in the 1971 League Cup Final.

In Pictures: Hamilton Accies 0 Celtic 1

EXACTLY fifty-one years and three days before the Premiership visit to Hamilton yesterday, Celtic scored TEN goals against Accies in a League Cup quart-final romp at Parkhead, as CQN reported.

Not the View’s Average Joe Miller 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 · Sep 10

Celtic fight back from two down ten years after the death of Jock Stein

TEN years after the death of Jock Stein at Ninian Park whilst managing Scotland to World Cup Final qualification, Celtic travelled north to face Aberdeen at Pittodrie and got off to a terrible start...

The Celtic Star · Sep 10
The Celtic Star · Sep 10

Jock Stein, ‘The coal miner who Won the Biggest Cup of them all’

RESPECTS are being paid this morning to Celtic’s greatest ever manager Jock Stein who sadly passed away on this day while in the process of guiding Scotland to the World Cup finals, securing the necessary draw against Wales...

The Celtic Star · Sep 10
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