Tommy Burns

Celtic hero Tommy Burns was born in Glasgow on 16 December 1956. Died 15 May 2008, aged 51

Tommy Burns was a midfielder, signed by Celtic in 1973 from his second club Maryhill, a junior team from Glasgow. He made his debut against Dundee United on 19 April 1975, and he was a vital part of the side which won the league and cup double in the club’s centenary season, 1988. In total, he made 352 league appearances and scored 52 goals.

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Herald Scotland · Jan 11

John Hughes compares Steven Gerrard’s Rangers revolution to Tommy Burns’s Celtic revival of the 90s

FOR Steven Gerrard’s Rangers revolution to be compared to the one undertaken by Tommy Burns at Celtic in the 90s is undoubtedly a compliment, but the Ibrox supporters will be hoping to avoid the same heartbreak that eventually befell one of their great rivals...

Evening Times · Jan 11

John Hughes compares Steven Gerrard’s Rangers revolution to Tommy Burns’s Celtic revival of the 90s

FOR Steven Gerrard’s Rangers revolution to be compared to the one undertaken by Tommy Burns at Celtic in the 90s is undoubtedly a compliment, but the Ibrox supporters will be hoping to avoid the same heartbreak that eventually befell one of their great rivals...

Scotzine · Jan 4

Ex-Celtic Star’s View on How Gers Beat Hoops

CELTIC failed to beat Rangers because they weren’t allowed to work a flanker.

Daily Record · Jan 4

Rangers and Celtic should bin the tit-for-tat statements and remember how they united in grief – David McCarthy

The Ibrox disaster and the death of Tommy Burns are two examples of how the Glasgow can unite...

Daily Record · Dec 29, 2019

Steven Gerrard could become Rangers’ version of Tommy Burns if he doesn’t stop Celtic – Scott McDermott

Scott believes despite having a top team and being adored by fans Gerrard faces the same challenge as Burns once did...

Transfer Tavern · Dec 17, 2019

‘The definition of a true Celtic legend’ – Many Hoops fans fondly recall ‘absolute gentleman’

On the occasion of what would have been his 63rd birthday, Celtic posted a tribute to the late Tommy Burns on their official website yesterday, with the occasion also marked by their official Twitter channel @CelticFC...

The Football Show · Dec 13, 2019

PLZ Football Podcast – Episode 5 – Tommy Johnson reveals failed Rangers move

Peter and Roughie are joined by Darren Jackson and special guest Tommy Johnson as he lets slip he almost signed for Rangers before winning the league for Celtic, reveals his run-ins with Liverpool hero John Barnes and names the Footloose actor who would play him in a movie of his life.

The Celtic Star · Dec 8, 2019

Tommy Burns and Steven Gerrard and their respective goalkeeping nemesis

Today’s win at Hampden in the League Cup Final, and Celtic’s 10th consecutive trophy achieved with a 1-0 win against ‘the’ Rangers got me to thinking, as Willie Collum blew his final whistle somewhere close to seven minutes into added time this evening...

Celts Are Here · Nov 21, 2019

Leigh Griffiths Follows in Tommy Burns Footsteps

LEIGH GRIFFITHS took some time out from building up his first team fitness to provide a helping hand to ‘Loaves and Fishes’...

The Celtic Star · Nov 19, 2019

On This Day: Stubbs Equaliser, Dramatic Derby Days and Kings of Glasgow

On This Day: November 19.Thanks to LilZe85 on Twitter, we have access to some of the Celtic games that happened on this day throughout the years, follow him for all the goals on this day.

Inside Futbol · Nov 14, 2019

It Was Great – Celtic Star On Being Coached By Club Legend

Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor has expressed his delight at his time working with club legend Tommy Burns...

Daily Record · Nov 14, 2019

Watch Leigh Griffiths continue Celtic’s Christmas Appeal as he reveals pride in following Tommy Burns footsteps

The Hoops striker visited Loaves and Fishes to help out as he promoted the club’s charity foundation...

The Celtic Star · Nov 6, 2019

On This Day: European Nights, Domestic Bliss and High Scoring Hoops

On This Day: November 6 looks back at a few fixtures in Celtic’s history – some European Nights, important domestic wins and some high scoring performances from the Hoops.

Read Celtic · Oct 31, 2019

“Clowns,” “Disgusting” – These fans are appalled as handful of Rangers supporters aim awful chant at Celtic duo

A number of football fans have come together to condemn the awful actions from a minority of Rangers supporters singing a chant aimed at Scott Brown and Tommy Burns...

Celtic Now & Forever · Oct 31, 2019

Jonathan Burns Slams Sick And Twisted Rangers Fans After Social Media Video Emerged

JONATHAN BURNS, the son of Celtic legend Tommy Burns, has responded to a disgraceful video Source...

The Celtic Star · Oct 31, 2019

‘These people are not real Rangers fans,’ Jonathan Burns, ‘Possibly the most hateful thing I’ve ever heard,’ Adrian

JONATHAN BURNS, the son of Celtic legend Tommy Burns, has responded to a disgraceful video that appeared last night on social media.

ACSOM · Oct 25, 2019

Screamacelica: 27 May 1995 – Teenage Fanclub’s Grand Prix & Pierre’s winning header

“I’m going to kiss Peter Grant.” Those words were uttered by an emotional Tommy Burns on 27 May 1995...

ACSOM · Oct 21, 2019

A Celtic State of Mind at the Tommy Burns Supper – 26 years and counting…

I have a confession to make until last Saturday, I had never attended a Tommy Burns Supper.

The Celtic Star · Oct 18, 2019

Remember when Celtic won the Tennent’s Sixes in 1992

AS EVERY Celtic fan who attended Paradise regularly after May 1989 will tell you, there were some barren times...

Open Goal · Sep 16, 2019

Si Ferry Meets. Peter Grant | Love Street 86, Centenary, ‘The 90s’, Coach w/ Celtic & Scotland

Former Celtic midfield General, Peter Grant is with Si this week as he talks us through the many highs and lows of playing with his boyhood team at Celtic Park.

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