Anniversary of the birth of John McPhail
Celtic FC · Dec 27, 2021

Anniversary of the birth of John McPhail

It was on this day 98 years ago, December 27, 1923 that John McPhail was born in Lambhill, Glasgow. He captained the Celts between 1948 and 1952, masterminding one of the club’s most historic Scottish Cup wins. Here we take a short look at his career. A bit of background After the devastation of the Second World War, the Scottish League returned to action in season 1946/47, with Celtic aiming for their first silverware since 1937...

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