Willie Wallace

Read all the news about Lisbon Lion and Celtic hero Willie Wallace. Willie Wallace was born in Kirkintilloch on 23 June 1940 (age 78).

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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 Celtic Star · Dec 12

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

LEIGH GRIFFITHS with his late winning goal against Rosenborg which kick-started Celtic’s faltering European campaign this season, jumped to joint fifth spot in the club’s all-time European goal-scorers list...

The Celtic Star · Dec 12
The Celtic Star · Nov 27

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

In summer 1968 Celtic found themselves drawn with Rangers for the second year in a row in the League Cup...

The Celtic Star · Nov 27
VideoCelts · Nov 17

Australian fans honour four Celtic and 449 goals

From Lisbon to Seville, through the 9-in-a-row days and the 4-2 match the greatest days in the last 50 years will be recalled in the company of Willie Wallace, Dixie Deans, Murdo MacLeod and John Hartson...

VideoCelts · Nov 17
The Celtic Star · Nov 15

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

I always remember Willie Wallace telling Celtic Fans to get off James Forrest’s back when he was back in Scotland five or six years ago.

The Celtic Star · Nov 15
Into Football · Oct 30

Willie Wallace With A Celtic State Of Mind

In this latest episode, Paul John Dykes catches up with Lisbon Lion, Willie Wallace, who discusses: * Not playing for Scotland; * Signing for Celtic on a six-month deal; * Scoring the two goals that won the 1967 Scottish Cup; * Sharing a room with Bertie Auld;...

Into Football · Oct 30

Willie Wallace 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.

The Scotsman · Oct 27

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

Willie Wallace has just got back from another exhausting stopover on the Lisbon Lions Grand 51st Anniversary Tour...

The Scotsman · Oct 27
The Celtic Star · Oct 21

Jim Craig – Wispy scored Celtic’s fastest ever European goal in Dublin

After a number of personnel got on the score sheet as Celtic beat Kokkula 14-0 over two legs in the first round of the European Cup in 1970, the players travelled to Ireland to play Waterford in the first leg of the 2nd round tie...

The Celtic Star · Oct 21
Soccerlens · Oct 13

Willie Wallace names which Celtic player Brendan Rodgers has mistreated

originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Celtic striker Willie Wallace took aim at Brendan Rodgers for his treatment of Daniel Arzani, with the 19-year-old having failed to feature for Celtic since completing a season-long loan move in August 2018.

Soccerlens · Oct 13
The Celtic Star · Oct 13

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

In the League Cup of 1969, Celtic had successfully negotiated a section involving Rangers, Airdrie and Raith Rovers with Willie Wallace getting 4 goals and both Harry Hood and John Hughes three each in the six-match total of 21...

The Celtic Star · Oct 13
The Scotsman · Oct 12

Brendan Rodgers ‘wrong’ to say Celtic can’t win European Cup

Celtic legend Willie Wallace believes Brendan Rodgers is “wrong” to have admitted in public that Celtic cannot compete with the best of Europe...

The Scotsman · Oct 12
The Scotsman · Oct 12

Celtic legend blasts Brendan Rodgers over handling of summer signing

Celtic legend Willie Wallace has criticised Brendan Rodgers for his handling of summer signing Daniel Arzani...

The Scotsman · Oct 12
The Celtic Star · Oct 12

‘Willie Wallace is talking utter guff,’ Celtic fans react to controversial remarks from Lisbon Lion

KIERAN TIERNEY was not the only Celtic legend to score an own goal yesterday, judging by the reaction to the interview that Willie Wallace gave to the press yesterday.

The Celtic Star · Oct 12
Celts Are Here · Oct 12

Celtic Legend’s Shocking and Disrespectful Rodgers Rant

CELTIC LEGEND Willie Wallace seems upset by the fact Brendan Rodgers is refusing to rush young Daniel Arzani into the first team.

Celts Are Here · Oct 12
The Celtic Star · Oct 12

Lion Bites Brendan! – ‘Rodgers has his own ideas, but they’re not my ideas’

WILLIE WALLACE spoke about Celtic’s two Australians yesterday, as we’ve already featured on The Celtic Star this morning.

The Celtic Star · Oct 12
Daily Record · Oct 12

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers savaged by Lisbon Lion Willie Wallace

The European Cup winner rips into manager for lack of Euro ambition and rubbishes Tom Rogic...

Daily Record · Oct 12
Evening Times · Oct 12

The Big Interview: Celtic legend and Lisbon Lion Willie Wallace looks back on a wonderful life

IT was almost impossible to stop Willie Wallace in his prime and it’s far from an easy task now when this Lion, legend and all-round good bloke is in full flow...

Evening Times · Oct 12
Evening Times · Oct 12

Celtic legend Willie Wallace would have kicked Brendan Rodgers’s **** for his treatment of Daniel Arzani

LISBON Lion Willie Wallace last night launched a withering attacking on Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers for his treatment of Daniel Arzani...

Evening Times · Oct 12
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