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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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.

Jock Stein: ‘the Big Man, Me and Going on Strike!’ Davie Hay Looks Back

DAVIE HAY mourned the loss of a good friend and mentor when Jock Stein passed away 34 years ago today.

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

Neil Lennon named Scottish Premiership Manager of the Month

Days after guiding Celtic to their first derby win of the season against Rangers, manager Neil Lennon has been named the Ladbrokes Premiership Manager of the Month for August.The Irishman has picked up the first award of the new season after an excellent start to the league season as Celtic look to equal Jock Stein’s record of nine-in-a-row.The Managerial award is in recognition of Celtic’s three wins out of three in the month of August, the first being the 7-0 hammering of St.Johnstone on the opening day...

The Celtic Star · Aug 18

Relief for Forrest, Beaton ‘welcome down his pub tonight again,’ say Celtic Ambassador

JAMES FORREST ran towards the supporters at the corner of the North Stand and Jock Stein Stand after netting the winning goal in the second period of extra time against Dunfermline yesterday.

The Celtic Star · Aug 18

Sound Thrashings 1978 Celtic 7-1 Dundee

Tommy Gemmell was already a football legend when he brought his Dundee team to Celtic Park for a Scottish Cup tie in February 1978.

Into Football · Aug 15

A Celtic State of Mind’s Pre-Match – League Cup v Dunfermline

Celtic and Dunfermline have shared plenty of history over the years, good and bad – from European glory days under Jock Stein to the big fallout of 2003 when Chris Sutton questioned the integrity of Jimmy Calderwood’s side after they capitulated on the last day of the...

Into Football · Aug 15
The Celtic Star · Aug 11

His Departure was Devastating for Celtic and the Support

CELTIC got a mention on Match of the Day last night when Gary Lineker mentioned that it was on this day (10 August) in 1977 that ‘one of the all-time greats’ Kenny Dalglish joined Liverpool from Celtic.

The Celtic Star · Aug 11

State of the Club Report, Summer 2019

My friends in Celtic, here we go, for nine-in-a-row! The consequences of what lies ahead are almost unbearable to contemplate.

Wim ends a decade and a half of Celtic Misery in the League Cup

SEASON 1997/98 was of course obsessed from the start with the wish, nay the absolute necessity, to stop Rangers winning 10 League titles in a row...

VideoCelts · Aug 5

Celtic’s far flung Scottish support speak out on ‘support your local team’ nonsense

In Estonia last week it was impossible to miss the banner from the STORNOWAY BHOYS while around Celtic Park where the North Stand joins the Jock Stein stand banners by supporters from Oban, Dublin and Poland are on show at every match...

VideoCelts · Aug 5

The Fear of Celtic winning 10IAR

From demanding unofficial war titles to claiming titles don’t count to demanding authorities strip Celtic of titles due to child abuse crimes at Celtic Boys Club, Rangers fans are fearing Celtic’s continued dominance with 10 in a row on the horizon.Celtic are chasing their ninth title in a row this coming league season to equal Jock Stein’s record, and despite an increase in bets on Rangers to win the title this year, Celtic are still favourites and if or when they win their ninth title in a row it would...

The Celtic Star · Jul 29

David Potter looks at Celtic v Dunfermline in the Scottish League Cup

I DON’T think I am the only Celtic supporter who feels depressed that the Pars are in the doldrums these days.

The Celtic Star · Jul 29

Lenny’s Revelation About 9-In-A-Row

NEIL LENNON has revealed he has NOT talked to his players about the possibility of Celtic winning nine successive titles this season...

Wives of departed Lisbon Lions legends to unfurl Scottish Premiership flag

Celtic have announced that the wives of Celtic legends Billy McNeill and Stevie Chalmers will unfurl the Scottish Premiership flag on August 3rd ahead of the Scottish champions kicking off their league campaign against St.Johnstone.Liz McNeill and Sadie Chalmers, along with members of their families will attend the match as guests of the club, with both Liz and Sadie then having the honour of unfurling the championship flag as Celtic look to equal Jock Stein’s nine-in-a-row record this season...

The Celtic Star · Jul 19

Celtic 1971-72 – ‘I think we did all right,’ Jock Stein

PERHAPS the first thing to mention is the important change in respect of determining the league position of clubs which were level on points in that the factor had become goal difference...

The Celtic Star · Jul 19
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