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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Indian Summers – John Hughes

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

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...

Into Football · Sep 21

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
The Celtic Star · Sep 24

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
VideoCelts · Sep 22

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
VideoCelts · Sep 22

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
The Celtic Star · Sep 22

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
The Celtic Star · Sep 15

Jim Craig – Penalty! Johan Cruyff up-ended Tommy Burns

One week after a comfortable 4-0 victory over Partick Thistle in a first leg, quarter-final tie in the League Cup, Celtic faced tougher opposition in the European Cup, when Ajax arrived at Celtic Park on this day in 1982...

The Celtic Star · Sep 15
Into Football · Sep 13

Kevin Graham’s Impassioned Tribute to Tommy Burns

The voice of Kevin Graham is already well known to listeners of his award-winning podcast – A Celtic State of Mind.

Into Football · Sep 13
The Celtic Star · Sep 14

Jim Craig – Celtic’s first away win in Europe for 9 seasons

Tommy Burns was manager when a Celtic party flew to Georgia on this day in 1995 for a Cup-Winners’ Cup tie against Dinamo Batumi, a side that few in Scotland had heard of, far less knew anything about...

The Celtic Star · Sep 14
The Celtic Star · Sep 12

“Jesus, I’m a 55 and greetin’ like a wean, God bless ye Tommy Burns”

KEVIN GRAHAM delivered an emotional tribute to Tommy Burns last night and there was not a dry eye in the house by the time he’d finished.

The Celtic Star · Sep 12
The Celtic Star · Sep 12

‘Tommy Burns’ – An emotional Premiere, Paul McStay made sure he was there

Last night saw the premiere of the new Tommy Burns documentary in front of a packed Glasgow Film Theatre.

The Celtic Star · Sep 12
Read Celtic · Sep 10

Tommy Burns tribute set to air on BBC

The late, great Tommy Burns is set to be honoured with a tribute documentary that will be aired on the BBC.

Read Celtic · Sep 10
The Scotsman · Sep 10

BBC to screen tribute to Celtic star Tommy Burns

The family of the late Tommy Burns have joined football ­legends to pay tribute to the Celtic and Scotland player in a documentary to be screened later this month...

The Scotsman · Sep 10

Jim Craig – Tommy Burns signs Phil O’Donnell for Celtic

After some years at Kilmarnock, Tommy Burns came into Celtic Park as manager in July 1994, when Celtic were still re-organising behind the scenes after the boardroom rows of the earlier years...

VideoCelts · Sep 20

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
ARCSC · Sep 5

Paul Cuddihy with A Celtic State of Mind (Part 2/2)

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

ARCSC · Sep 5
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