Joe McBride

Lisbon Lion and Celtic hero Joe McBride was born in Govan, Glasgow on 10 June 1938. Died 11 July 2012, aged 74

McBride was Motherwell’s top goalscorer in three successive seasons, which attracted the attention of new Celtic manager Jock Stein, who signed him for a fee of £22,000 in 1965. Along with Alex Ferguson of Dunfermline, McBride was the top goalscorer in the 1965–66 Scottish League with 31 goals. He again scored prolifically during the 1966–67 season, but suffered a serious injury in December 1966. This injury meant that although McBride was part of the Lisbon Lions squad, he did not play in the 1967 European Cup Final.

He never regained a regular place in the Celtic side, and subsequently transferred to Hibernian in 1968. McBride quickly regained his goalscoring form with Hibs, scoring on his debut, against Rangers, a hat-trick in his second match, against Lokomotive Leipzig, and four goals in his third match, against Morton. He was Hibs’ top goalscorer in both the 1968–69 and 1969–70 seasons, and scored a second European hat-trick for Hibs, against Malmö FF.

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The Celtic Star · Mar 27, 2019

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The Celtic Star · Mar 26, 2019

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Daily Record · Mar 14, 2019

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The Celtic Star · Feb 17, 2019

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John James · Sep 6, 2018

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Herald Scotland · Nov 14, 2017

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Evening Times · Nov 14, 2017

“My mate Liam Miller could do everything as a player – but he is an absolute gem of a guy as well”

Herald Scotland · Nov 14, 2017

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Evening Times · Nov 14, 2017

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Jim Craig's Football50 · Nov 3, 2017

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VideoCelts · Oct 30, 2017

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VideoCelts · Jun 26, 2017

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VideoCelts · May 25, 2017

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· Nov 25, 2016

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Evening Times · Oct 31, 2016

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Herald Scotland · Oct 31, 2016

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Evening Times · Oct 31, 2016

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Daily Record · Oct 31, 2016

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Celtic Quick News · Mar 30, 2016

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HITC · Nov 17, 2015

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Edinburgh Evening News · May 7, 2015

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The Scotsman · May 6, 2015

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Daily Record · Sep 25, 2014

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Daily Record · Jul 13, 2014

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