Jock Stein

Celtic hero Jock Stein was born in Burnbank, Lanarkshire (Scotland) on 5 October 1922, and passed away on 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 · Jan 23

Insightful Jock Stein Interview Appears From BBC Archives

Caught Offside · Jan 21

The Three Kings – Stein, Busby and Shankly, The Makers of Modern Football: now available on Amazon Prime

The Celtic Star · Jan 21

Don’t miss – ‘The Three Kings’ – Stein, Busby and Shankly, The Makers of Modern Football

The Celtic Star · Jan 19

“Oh Harry, Harry…Oh Harry Hood”: World Records and Domestic Doubles

The Celt · Jan 15

E.A.MacBride’s Celtic Diaries [Jan-June 1957]

The Celtic Star · Jan 12

George Connelly Dazzles The Crowd

The Celt · Jan 12

E.A.MacBride’s Celtic Diaries [Jan-Jul 1956]

Photo of the Day: Joyous Scenes As Celtic Clinch Their First League Title Under Jock Stein (1966)

Achieving the Ten: How Big Jock Triumphed

The Celt · Jan 7

E.A.MacBride’s Celtic Diaries [Jan-May 1955]

Shades of ‘79: “It was a fairytale ending and who is to say that it can’t happen again?” Andy Lynch

“Oh Harry, Harry…Oh Harry Hood”:”Hello, Hello, Eight-in-a-Row”

Celtic Quick News · Dec 30, 2020

Celtic v Dundee United

The Celtic Star · Dec 28, 2020

“Oh Harry, Harry…Oh Harry Hood”: Six thousand goals and five spots of bother

Kevin McCluskie · Dec 28, 2020

Quadruple Treble: Part 2: 2017/18 Eat, Sleep, Treble Repeat

The Celtic Star · Dec 25, 2020

Celtic recreate classic photo after Quadruple Treble in fantastic gesture to NHS

The Celtic Star · Dec 22, 2020

“Basement Dweller” Charlie Nicholas: “I’m not a bitter man – Oh Yes I am”

Celtic Quick News · Dec 21, 2020

‘in a League of His Own’: Ex-Hoops Star Hails Lenny

Celtic Quick News · Dec 21, 2020

THREE CHEERS: TREBLE No.2 (1968/69)

Celtic Quick News · Dec 21, 2020

THREE CHEERS: TREBLE No.1 (1966/67)

Celtic Quick News · Dec 20, 2020

Stein, O’Neill, Rodgers…and Lennon?

The Celtic Star · Dec 19, 2020

“Blame Celtic” – The Hearts ‘Wrongly Relegation’ Myth is Nonsense just like “Same Club” lie and “Going for 55” fantasy

The Celtic Star · Dec 18, 2020

Lennon vows to pick ‘best team’ for Cup Final

The Celtic Star · Dec 17, 2020

“Oh Harry, Harry…Oh Harry Hood”: Celts struck by the curse of the full-backs

The Celtic Star · Dec 15, 2020

“Oh Harry, Harry…Oh Harry Hood”: Harry joins a select club as early revenge is taken on Thistle

Celtic Now And Forever · Dec 14, 2020

Rangers Cheating Puts Refs in Spotlight Again

Vital Celtic · Dec 12, 2020

Steel fencing for a club open to all? The message from the board is a striking one

The Celtic Star · Dec 12, 2020

The day Jock Stein made ‘referee’ Billy Connolly wear a Rangers tracksuit, scarf and tammy

The Celtic Star · Dec 11, 2020

Out With The Old In With The New: A Notion Exemplified By Jock Stein

VideoCelts · Dec 10, 2020

Celtic send new bleak message to supporters

The Celtic Star · Nov 27, 2020

It’s the Vicissitudes of Sport – A Celtic supporter backing Neil Lennon

Celtic Quick News · Nov 24, 2020

Birthday Bhoy Roy – and the Night 10 Men Won the Title

The Celtic Star · Nov 23, 2020

Jock Stein’s masterclass lesson – How to chase down Rangers to win the league

Celtic Fanzine TV · Nov 20, 2020

Celtic Soul Podcast 42 George McCluskey

Celtic Soul · Nov 20, 2020

Celtic Soul Podcast 42 George McCluskey

Celtic Down Under · Nov 19, 2020

From The Vault – Spotlight Series – Jock Stein CSC Melbourne

The Celtic Star · Nov 17, 2020

Dixie going nowhere fast. Then Jock Stein paid Motherwell £17,500 for John Deans

Off the Ball · Nov 17, 2020

Kenny Dalglish & Jason McAteer | Hillsborough campaign & leaving Liverpool | Blackburn title victory

Off the Ball · Nov 15, 2020

Kenny Dalglish at Celtic: Jock Stein | Losing 10-in-a-row | Lisbon Lions

The Celtic Star · Nov 14, 2020

Attending Celtic v Benfica 1969 – ‘My first game under the floodlights and I remember being in awe at the scene of 80,000 fans roaring on Celtic”

The Celtic Star · Nov 13, 2020

13 November 1968, Celtic 5:1 Red Star Brigade – “Johnstone The Tornado”

The Celtic Star · Nov 12, 2020

Reaction to Celtic 3 Benfica 0 – “Tommy Gemmell unleashed his thunderbolt. The noise was tremendous”

The Celtic Star · Nov 12, 2020

Celtic 2 Rangers 1 – A Yogi double then pitch invasion as Rangers fans assault Ian Young and Neil Mochan

The Celtic Star · Nov 12, 2020

12 Nov, 1969, Celtic 3 Benfica 0 – “Their support was fantastic and it was worth an extra man to the team,” Jock Stein

The Celtic Star · Nov 10, 2020

Video – Man Utd legend Alex Ferguson on how his mentor Jock Stein helped Aberdeen defeat Real Madrid in Gothenburg

The Celtic Star · Nov 9, 2020

Crowd Trouble at Waterford v Celtic in Dublin back in 1970. We find out why

Evening Times · Nov 7, 2020

Celtic star Moi Elyounoussi let ‘Jock Stein down’ by being on his phone, blasts Paul Lambert

Herald Scotland · Nov 7, 2020

Celtic star Moi Elyounoussi let ‘Jock Stein down’ by being on his phone, blasts Paul Lambert

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