Tommy Burns

Read all the news about Celtic hero Tommy Burns. 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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“Legend”, “Class” – Many Celtic fans loving star with “a mentality much like Tommy Burns”

A frustrating hip injury has kept him out of action since December 13 but nothing will deter him from following the hoops with his mates in the stand...

Celtic FC · Jan 23

Billy Stark: Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic record is absolutely incredible

SINCE retiring from senior-level football in the mid-1990s, Billy Stark has managed and coached a number of teams, including at Celtic and the Scottish national side...

Celtic FC · Jan 23
The Celtic Star · Jan 11

Jim Craig – Celtic sign Pierre van Hooijdonk

In the middle of season 1994/95, Tommy Burns was not having an easy time in the managerial seat...

The Celtic Star · Jan 11

Without fear or favour

More years ago than I care to remember I stood on the old cinder steps of the Celtic end at Hampden on a freezing December night watching Celtic play Rangers in a league cup semi-final.

Celtic Quick News · Dec 19, 2018

Confirmed: 500 Not Out for Broony

SKIPPER Scott Brown will make his 500th appearance for Celtic against Motherwell at Parkhead tonight.

Celtic Quick News · Dec 19, 2018
The Celtic Star · Dec 18, 2018

‘My biggest influence was Tommy Burns,’ former Celt, Stephen Crainey

STEPHEN CRAINEY was at Celtic for seven years and was part of the squad in that memorable season that saw us reach that UEFA Cup Final in Seville...

The Celtic Star · Dec 18, 2018
A Celtic State of Mind · Dec 16, 2018

Jackie McNamara & Simon Donnelly with A Celtic State of Mind

A Celtic State of Mind was recently named as the UK’s Best Football Podcast at the prestigious 2018 Football Blogging Awards.

A Celtic State of Mind · Dec 16, 2018
VideoCelts · Dec 16, 2018

Three special Celtic birthdays

Where would our lives be without the differing contributions of Tommy Burns, Paddy McCourt and Tom Rogic...

VideoCelts · Dec 16, 2018
The Celtic Star · Nov 27, 2018

Jim Craig – Celtic losing to Raith Rovers on penalties

The Celtic fans in the crowd of 45,384 were quietly confident as their side ran out at Ibrox on this day in 1994 to meet Raith Rovers in the final of the League Cup...

The Celtic Star · Nov 27, 2018
Herald Scotland · Nov 7, 2018

Brendan Rodgers: My Celtic maestro Tom Rogic is super cool – he could play against RB Leipzig in a tuxedo

THE late, great Tommy Burns once remarked “it’s nice to go to work in dinner suits, but sometimes you need to put on the donkey jackets”...

Herald Scotland · Nov 7, 2018
Celtic FC · Nov 6, 2018

Callum McGregor: Tommy Burns helped me on pathway to Paradise

WITH the late great Tommy Burns, someone who embodied everything good about Celtic, leading by example in the Celtic Youth Academy, Callum McGregor had plenty of positive influences to guide him on the right path...

Celtic FC · Nov 6, 2018
Celtic Underground · Oct 6, 2018

Indian Summers – John Hughes

In the summer of 1995, Celtic manager Tommy Burns was in the market for a centre half.

Celtic Underground · Oct 6, 2018
Celtic Underground · Sep 28, 2018

Indian Summers – Tosh Mckinlay

Tommy Burns was not long in the Celtic manager’s chair in 1994 when he signed Tosh McKinlay from Hearts for a bargain £350,000 transfer fee...

Celtic Underground · Sep 28, 2018
The Celtic Star · Sep 24, 2018

Jim Craig – Celtic, under the guidance of Tommy Burns

Now under the guidance of Tommy Burns, Celtic started the season of 1994-95 fairly well, winning three and drawing two of their first five League matches as well as having League Cup wins over Ayr at Somerset Park (1-0) and Dundee at Dens Park (2-1)...

The Celtic Star · Sep 24, 2018
VideoCelts · Sep 22, 2018

Moist eyes all round- fans react to emotion charged Tommy Burns Story

Telling the tale of the boy from the Calton who spent 15 years playing for Celtic before going on to manage the club provided quite a challenge...

VideoCelts · Sep 22, 2018
VideoCelts · Sep 22, 2018

Celtic and Kilmarnock fans plan Rugby Park tribute to Tommy Burns

A 51st minute tribute, the age that Burns died at, is planned for tomorrow’s match in honour of the man that switched from the east end of Glasgow to Ayrshire in 1989...

VideoCelts · Sep 22, 2018
The Celtic Star · Sep 22, 2018

Pass the Word! Killie Fans ask Celtic supporters to join in 51st minute tribute to Tommy Burns

KILMARNOCK fans have asked the travelling Celtic supporters to join with them to pay tribute to Tommy Burns who was much loved by both sets of supporters and a legend at both Celtic and Kilmarnock...

The Celtic Star · Sep 22, 2018
VideoCelts · Sep 20, 2018

Watch the most emotional scenes in the Tommy Burns story

Burns’ life has been celebrated in many ways but the BBC film also covers the tragedy of his death through the eyes of his children with his son Jonathan warning on twitter to stay away from sharp objects as you view...

VideoCelts · Sep 20, 2018
BBC · Jan 18

Watch: ‘We’re their servants, I’m absolutely delighted’ – Tommy Burns

Watch Tommy Burns’ post-match interview as Celtic lift their first trophy in six years by beating Airdrieonians in the 1995 Scottish Cup final...

BBC · Jan 18
Into Football · Sep 21, 2018

Margot McCuaig with A Celtic State of Mind

Tonight marks the first broadcast of Purple TV’s much-anticipated documentary on the late Tommy Burns, ten years after the Celtic icon passed away...

Into Football · Sep 21, 2018
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