Willie Wallace

Lisbon Lion and Celtic hero Willie Wallace was born in Kirkintilloch on 23 June 1940 (age 80).

Willie Wallace · Photo: Wikimedia

Willie Wallace joined Celtic in 1966 from Hearts for £30,000. Within 6 months he was to attain Scottish footballing immortality, as one of the Lisbon Lions, the famous Celtic team who won the European Cup in 1967. He also won the league championship in each season he was at the club, the Scottish Cup in 1967, 1969 and 1971 and the League Cup in 1968 and 1969 during an era widely considered the greatest in the club’s history. In total, he scored 135 goals in 234 games. The only blemish was a disappointing 2–1 defeat to Feyenoord in the 1970 European Cup final.

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The Willie Wallace lesson as Davie Provan is the latest former Celtic player to put the boot into Leigh Griffiths

The Celtic Star · Jun 27

‘Nobody deserved that special place in the sun any more than Willie Wallace,’ Archie Macpherson

The Celtic Star · Jun 27

Video – Archie Macpherson interviews Lisbon Lions John Clark, Willie Wallace, Bobby Lennox, Jim Craig and Bertie Auld

The Celtic Star · Jun 26

‘OOR WULLIE’ – Willie Wallace…Lisbon Lion and so much more (Part 4)

The Celtic Star · Jun 24

“People in Glass Houses shouldn’t throw Tomatoes!” the funny wee bowlie legged Lisbon Lion

The Celtic Star · Jun 24

Willie Wallace signs for Celtic and the rest is Glorious History (Part 3)

The Celtic Star · Jun 23

Matt Corr on Willie Wallace, a Lisbon Lion and so much more, Part 2

The Celtic Star · Jun 23

Matt Corr on Willie Wallace, a Lisbon Lion and so much more, Part 1

The Celtic Star · Jun 23

Lisbon Lion Willie Wallace celebrates his 80th Birthday today – Here’s his Celtic Story

The Celt · Jun 18

Answers to Quiz

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ACSOM · May 5

Declan McConville with A Celtic State of Mind – Exclusive Willie Wallace Q&A

The Celt · May 4

Willie Wallace – The Lesser Lauded Lion!

TalkCeltic · Apr 29

Willie Wallace – Profile

The Spirit of 67: From Stenny to Stardom

TalkCeltic · Apr 24

Willie Wallace – Profile

The Celtic Star · Apr 12

The Celtic Star Editor talking to Lisbon Lion, Willie Wallace

The Celtic Star · Apr 12

‘Dukla were a very fine side but Willie Wallace made the difference,’ Archie Macpherson

That Season in Paradise: May: the Euro Humiliation That Inspired John Clark

VideoCelts · Mar 27

BBC Scotland come up with must-watch Lisbon documentary tonight for Celtic fans

The Celtic Star · Dec 6, 2019

‘Sitting in the dressing room, there was an air of calm and confidence,’ Willie Wallace on Lisbon

The Celtic Star · Oct 24, 2019

Celtic 2 Lazio 1 – Déjà-Vu all over again for Willie Wallace

The Celtic Star · Aug 5, 2019

‘It was simply superb, scintillating stuff,’ The Celtic team of 1969 was Something Special

The Celtic Star · May 15, 2019

‘I will take winning the League over losing a game to Rangers,’ Lisbon Lion’s Perfect Put Down

The Celtic Star · May 3, 2019

Listen to Archie Macpherson’s Lisbon Lion interview with Clark, Craig, Lennox, Auld and Wallace

The Celtic Star · Apr 30, 2019

Happy 76th Birthday to Lisbon Lion Jim Craig

The Celtic Star · Apr 28, 2019

‘A fantastic day for Billy and for the Club,’ Willie Wallace

The Celtic Star · Apr 26, 2019

‘It was an honour playing in the team with Billy as captain,’ Willie Wallace

The Celtic Star · Apr 12, 2019

The Celtic Star Editor talking to Lisbon Lion, Willie Wallace

The Celtic Star · Apr 12, 2019

‘Dukla were a very fine side but Willie Wallace made the difference,’ Archie Macpherson

The Celtic Star · Apr 5, 2019

50 Years Ago today, ‘Celtic’s best performance in the Jock Stein era’ David Potter

History Bhoys Abroad · Mar 15, 2019

History Bhoys Abroad – 52 – Willie Wallace

Jim Craig's Football50 · Mar 5, 2019

5th March 1969: Celtic v Arbroath – League

The Celtic Star · Feb 20, 2019

The Valencia file (Part 9) – In the heat of Lisbon, the pupils become the masters

The Celtic Star · Feb 17, 2019

Celtic on This Day – Fifers run out of fight, Harry Hood bursts the net

The Celtic Star · Dec 27, 2018

Jim Craig’s Festive Moments – Willie Wallace’s 100th goal for Celtic

The Celtic Star · Dec 12, 2018

Celtic v Salzburg: ‘A full house roaring us on for the win,’ Celtic Star

The Celtic Star · Nov 27, 2018

Celtic’s League Cup Wins, No.6: Simply superb, scintillating stuff from Celtic

The Celtic Star · Nov 25, 2018

Jim Craig – Tam Gemmell and Willie Wallace scored to give Celtic the points

VideoCelts · Nov 17, 2018

Australian fans honour four Celtic and 449 goals

The Celtic Star · Nov 15, 2018

‘In training he would just terrorise people,’ Tony Watt selects the best player he’s played with

Into Football · Oct 30, 2018

Willie Wallace With A Celtic State Of Mind

A Celtic State of Mind · Oct 30, 2018

Willie Wallace with A Celtic State of Mind

The Scotsman · Oct 27, 2018

Lisbon Lion Willie Wallace on glory days at Celtic and his controversial switch from Hearts

The Celtic Star · Oct 13, 2018

Exclusive Interview! “Brendan Rodgers is an exceptional manager and Celtic are lucky to have him,” Willie Wallace

Soccerlens · Oct 13, 2018

Willie Wallace names which Celtic player Brendan Rodgers has mistreated

The Celtic Star · Oct 13, 2018

Jim Craig – The Honest Men and Ronnie Simpson’s dislocated shoulder

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