Roy Aitken

Celtic hero Roy Aitken was born in Irvine, Scotland on 24 November 1958 (age 61).

Robert Sime “Roy” Aitken is a former footballer who went on to become a coach with clubs including Leeds United and Aston Villa. His position as a player was defence.

Born in Irvine, Ayrshire, he grew up in Ardrossan. He signed for Celtic as a youngster. At Celtic, he was nicknamed ‘The Bear’ by the supporters due to his large frame and commanding presence. He later went on to play for Newcastle United, St Mirren and Aberdeen.

He won 57 caps for the Scotland national football team, scoring once.

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Gary Aitken with A Celtic State of Mind – Sir Robert Kelly’s Legacy

Celtic FC · Aug 4

In this week’s Celtic View... Brown, Barkas, Ajer, Frimpong, Aitken

BBC Sportsound · Jul 19

Sportsound Podcast: 19 Jul 20

The Roy Aitken Stat That Will Blow Your Mind

HITC · Jun 30

Legend describes Celtic defender Tottenham Hotspur reportedly want as ‘exciting talent’

Celts Are Here · Jun 29

Ex-Celt Makes ‘Exciting Talent’ Parkhead Claim

‘No Rush’: Aitken’s Ajer Advice

Evening Times · Jun 13

Greatest Premier XI: Brown or Greig? Aitken or Lennon? Who’s our dream team’s midfield general?

Sentinelcelts · Jun 13

Roy Aitken

Inside Futbol · May 20

Rangers Were Clawing Way To Points – Celtic Legend Says Lead Would Have Got Bigger

VideoCelts · May 20

Feed The Bear: Roy Aitken fires back at Celtic’s snipers

Herald Scotland · May 19

Roy Aitken reckons ‘tainted title’ critics are just bitter Rangers blew it

Evening Times · May 19

Roy Aitken reckons ‘tainted title’ critics are just bitter Rangers blew it

The Celtic Star · May 19

‘A despicable little stirrer’ Gordon Strachan got Roy Aitken sent off – Celtic Pain 36 Years Ago Today


Sentinelcelts · Apr 11

Henrik – his greatest goal?

On This Day: Red Rum’s Grand National, Celtic effectively relegate Hearts

The Celtic Star · Mar 25

25/03/1987: Celtic 1-0 Manchester Utd (Roy Aitken’s Testimonial)

The Celtic Star · Mar 19

On this day: Watch the scarves going down after the second

The Celtic Star of the Decade – 1980-1989 is Roy Aitken, let’s Feed the Bear

VideoCelts · Feb 22

Why do Celtic continue to trust the SFA with justice?

ACSOM · Dec 15, 2019

The 500 Club with A Celtic State of Mind – Kevin Graham’s poetic tribute to Roy Aitken

Off the Ball · Nov 30, 2019

30 Nov 19 Adam O** F*** Facts & Lisa Aitken

Herald Scotland · Sep 23, 2019

Fraser Forster says ‘mellower’ Neil Lennon still has the fire to bring success to Celtic

Evening Times · Sep 23, 2019

Fraser Forster says ‘mellower’ Neil Lennon still has the fire to bring success to Celtic

The Celtic Star · Sep 23, 2019

Aitken’s brilliant spot for Killie’s Pen after Blind Spot for Power’s Handball – funny that

Celtic Quick News · Sep 23, 2019

Lenny ‘No Issue’ with Warning

Green Tinted Specs · Sep 22, 2019

Celtic extend perfect start while refs trial new in-head VAR system — roundup

Daily Record · Sep 22, 2019

Celtic boss Neil Lennon hails the new rule that saved him from being sent to the stand

VideoCelts · Sep 22, 2019

‘Have ma weans’ ‘Becoming a bit of a legend’ Celtic fans share the love for new hero

Celts Are Here · Sep 22, 2019

Celtic vs Kilmarnock: Team News and Predictions

VideoCelts · Sep 17, 2019

Ayrshire referee gets Celtic v Kilmarnock fixture

Celtic Underground · Aug 14, 2019

The Sad Story of Jim Casey

Celtic Quick News · Jun 5, 2019

Billy Remembered: Roy Aitken

The Celtic Star · Apr 2, 2019

Rum Rum’s Grand National, Celtic effectively relegate Hearts

VideoCelts · Mar 19, 2019

Morelos free to face Celtic after he gets off scot-free from Broadfoot incident

The Celtic Star · Mar 19, 2019

Watch the scarves going down after the second

VideoCelts · Mar 17, 2019

SFA in the dock as Morelos hits out at Broadfoot

Into Football · Mar 12, 2019

Tom Campbell with A Celtic State of Mind – Aitken, Tully, and the lost art of the shy

HITC · Feb 27, 2019

Aitken: This is what Rodgers used to tell me about Celtic prior to departure

Celtic Quick News · Feb 26, 2019

Rodgers: Legend Backs Boss to Stay

Celts Are Here · Feb 26, 2019

Celtic Icon Reveals Rodgers Chats

Tribal Football · Feb 26, 2019

Aitken tells Celtic boss Rodgers to ignore Leicester

Daily Mail · Feb 26, 2019

Former Celtic star Roy Aitken believes Brendan Rodgers will stay despite Leicester speculation

The Scotsman · Feb 25, 2019

Roy Aitken: ‘EPL is fantastic but Celtic and Brendan Rodgers are a great fit’

The Celtic Star · Jan 5, 2019

‘George Best’s first competitive appearance against Celtic,’ Matt Corr

The Celtic Star · Dec 31, 2018

Jim Craig – Bonner, McGrain, Reid, Aitken, W McStay, MacLeod, Colquhoun, P McStay, McGarvey, Sinclair and McClair

The Celtic Star · Dec 21, 2018

Celtic’s 500 Club – Only Legends need apply!

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