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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Celtic Quick News · Dec 11, 2019

1965 Cup Final Hero Young, 76, Passes Away

IAN YOUNG, who was at right-back in the Celtic team that won its first trophy under Jock Stein in April 1965, has passed away at the age of 76...

Celtic Quick News · Dec 11, 2019
Celtic Quick News · Dec 31, 2019

State of the Club Report, end of 2019

My friends in Celtic, 10 trophies in a row has been achieved, a level of dominance over Scottish football not known, even under Jock Stein...

Celtic Quick News · Dec 31, 2019
Celtic TV · Dec 8, 2019

#CelticXMen

The first #CelticFC side since Jock Stein’s to win four League Cups in a row!

Celtic TV · Dec 8, 2019
The Celtic Star · Dec 6, 2019

‘Sitting in the dressing room, there was an air of calm and confidence,’ Willie Wallace on Lisbon

WILLIE WALLACE signed for Celtic from Hearts on this day in 1966 and while no-one knew it at the time, Jock Stein had just completed the final piece in the jigsaw that would take his team all the way to the glory of winning the European Cup in Lisbon just under six months later...

The Celtic Star · Dec 6, 2019
Celtic Underground · Nov 29, 2019

Remembering Roy Baines

A decent Celtic quiz question is – name the three English born goalkeepers who Jock Stein signed for Celtic in the 1970’s? The answers are Peter Latchford, Gordon Marshall senior and – Roy Baines.

Celtic Underground · Nov 29, 2019
The Celtic Star · Nov 29, 2019

After this week’s events in Rotterdam, the deeper significance of Celtic’s 1967 European Cup win

THE DEEPER SIGNIFICANT of Celtic European Cup win in Lisbon on 25 May 1967 for Scotland’s Irish Catholic community has been examined by experts over fifty years after Jock Stein’s famous side won football’s greatest prize...

The Celtic Star · Nov 29, 2019
The Celtic Star · Nov 25, 2019

Video – ‘Brilliant clip of Jock. First time I’ve seen this,’ Matt Corr

“Jock Stein being interviewed in Prague after the Dukla game in 1967, one more step and his side would become immortals,” wrote the excellent Lisbon Lion @tirnaog09 on Twitter this morning.

The Celtic Star · Nov 25, 2019
Celtic Underground · Nov 17, 2019

Give Us a Wave

In early 1975, Jock Stein had a goalkeeping crisis at Celtic.

Celtic Underground · Nov 17, 2019
The Celtic Star · Nov 13, 2019

‘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, 2019
Sports Mole · Dec 11, 2019

Former Celtic defender Ian Young dies, aged 76

Young joined the Hoops in 1961 and spent seven years with the club during an era in which Jock Stein’s leadership transformed Celtic...

Sports Mole · Dec 11, 2019
The Dugout · Nov 8, 2019

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, 2019
Green Tinted Specs · Nov 4, 2019

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...

Green Tinted Specs · Nov 4, 2019
BALLS.ie · Oct 2, 2019

‘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...

BALLS.ie · Oct 2, 2019
The Celtic Star · Nov 4, 2019

The Battle of Montevideo: Highlights and Reflections

November 4, 1967 was the date of the infamous “The Battle of Montevideo”.

The Celtic Star · Nov 4, 2019
The Celtic Star · Nov 3, 2019

‘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 · Nov 3, 2019
The Celtic Star · Oct 29, 2019

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, 2019
VideoCelts · Oct 6, 2019

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, 2019
Celtic Quick News · Nov 24, 2019

Tony Mcbride: ‘Better Than Jinky’

JOCK STEIN once acclaimed a youngster by the name of Tony McBride as “better than Jinky” at his age...

Celtic Quick News · Nov 24, 2019
Nutmeg Podcast · Oct 25, 2019

Episode 36 – Interview: Andy Ritchie

Former Greenock Morton genius Andy Ritchie talks to Daniel Gray...

Nutmeg Podcast · Oct 25, 2019
Nutmeg Magazine · Oct 25, 2019

Interview: Andy Ritchie

Former Greenock Morton genius Andy Ritchie talks to Daniel Gray...

Nutmeg Magazine · Oct 25, 2019
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