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.
Read all the news about Celtic hero Willie Lyon. Willie Lyon was born in Birkenhead on 7 March 1912. Died 5 December 1962, aged 50
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Willie Lyon was an inspired signing by Willie Maley, Jimmy McColl stuck to the task of replacing the great Jimmy Quinn
In the early and mid-1930s, Celtic were struggling a little defensively...
5th December Willie Lyon died Celtic won the Scottish Cup twice in the early years of the 1930s, both times against Motherwell and both matches at Hampden...
“There is surely no denyin’, wi’oor captain Willie Lyon, we will win the Scottish Cup once again,” a pre-war Celtic chant
FIR PARK 1937 One of Celtic’s greatest ever Scottish Cup victories came at Fir Park in the 1937 quarter final on the afternoon of Wednesday 24 March...