Willie Lyon

Celtic hero Willie Lyon was born in Birkenhead on 7 March 1912. Died 5 December 1962, aged 50

Willie Lyon was a professional footballer, who played for Celtic and Queens Park. He was a Centre-half and was made captain of Celtic. He won the Scottish league championship in 1936 and 1938 and the Scottish Cup in 1937.

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The Celt · Jul 8

WW2 Stats [1939/40] Regional League [West]

The Celt · Jul 2

E.A.MacBride’s WW2 Diaries [Aug 1941-June 1942]

The Celt · Jul 1

E.A.MacBride’s WW2 Diaries [Sep 1940-June 1941]

The Celt · Jun 18

Answers to Quiz

The Celt · May 16

E.A.MacBride’s records [ aug-dec 1937]

The Celtic Star · Oct 15, 2019

‘There’s surely no denyin’, wi’ oor Captain Willie Lyon,’ David Potter

The Celtic Star · Dec 5, 2018

Jim Craig – Remembering Willie Lyon, Celtic’s Military Cross winning War Hero

The Celtic Star · Mar 15, 2018

“There is surely no denyin’, wi’oor captain Willie Lyon, we will win the Scottish Cup once again,” a pre-war Celtic chant

The Celtic Star · Mar 7, 2018

Willie Lyon was an inspired signing by Willie Maley, Jimmy McColl stuck to the task of replacing the great Jimmy Quinn

Jim Craig CSC · Dec 5, 2011

On this day in Celtic History: 5th Dec 1962: Willie Lyon

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