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17th August 1968: Celtic v Partick Thistle – League Cup

15th August 1968 The headlines in the press offered great praise to the boys on the field – Sizzling Celts and also gave the fans good news about important players – ‘O** F***’ Pair Should Be Fit ‘Rangers centre-half Ronnie McKinnon and Celtic left-half Jim Brogan had stitches put in gashed brows after last night’s game...

14th August 1968: Celtic v Morton – League Cup

12th August 1968 On the Monday after the O** F*** match, the press was still going on about the happenings off the pitch rather than those on it...

10th August 1968: Rangers v Celtic – League Cup

7th August 1968 We were all back in for training this morning and did a pretty strong session.

6th August 1968: Hamilton v Celtic – Friendly

5th August 1968 In the days after the defeat by Leeds United at Hampden, the comments in the press were still fairly uncomplimentary about Celtic’s loss while at the same time recognising the quality of the English side...

3rd August 1968: Celtic v Leeds United – Friendly

21st July 1968 A Sunday, which meant that I had to run the gauntlet of Celtic fans after Mass...

Pre-Season 1968-69

It was an interesting summer. Initially, while the playing party was in North America, I did the occasional training session in Bellahouston Park, just along from my parents’ house.

Pre-Season 1968-69

It was an interesting summer. Initially, while the playing party was in North America, I did the occasional training session in Bellahouston Park, just along from my parents’ house.

Post-Season Affairs – Part 2

7th May 1968 The guys were in training today in preparation for the match against Queen of the South on the morrow...

Post-season affairs – Part 1

1st May 1968 The atmosphere on the bus back to Parkhead the previous evening – after the match against Dunfermline at East End Park – was amazing...

30th April 1968: Dunfermline v Celtic -League

28th April My parents’ house in Cardonald was only about half-a-mile from our local church, Our Lady of Lourdes, so we normally just walked the short distance...

20th April 1968: Celtic v Morton – League

18th April 1968 Everyone I met, or perhaps I should say, every Celtic fan I met, whether it was at the paper shop, the bank (which in those pre-ATM and pre-email days you to visit more often) was euphoric about the situation...

17th April 1968: Celtic v Clyde – Glasgow Cup Final

15th April We had the day off from training. Obviously, the Boss had been pleased with the performance against Dundee on the Saturday and with the Glasgow Cup Final looming two days hence, he was protecting his charges...

13th April 196: Celtic v Dundee – League

11th April Up early again, a little stiff after the match at Pittodrie the previous evening, as the Boss wanted to be back in Glasgow, for whatever reason...

10th April 1968: Aberdeen v Celtic – League

8th April The headlines in the press told the story of the league race at that time – Celtic Keep Up the Flag Pressure Rangers Hang On Every time I popped into a shop or went to Mass, the questions were all on the same topic...

6th April 1968: Hearts v Celtic – League

1st April The next match due up was a visit to Pittodrie on the 4th April and both managers were pretty sure of the teams they wanted to run out on the Wednesday...

30th March 1968: Dundee United v Celtic – League

26th March No training. The reason was provided quite neatly in one of the evening papers – ‘As an immediate reward for jumping to the top of the league table with a crushing 6-1 win over St Johnstone last night, all the Celtic players were given a holiday from training today’...

23rd March 1968: Celtic v Raith Rovers – League

19th March As you might imagine, there was a little bit of a mutinous spirit among the players at training on the Tuesday morning after the comments in the evening papers the night before from the Boss and Chairman about our performance in Dublin...

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View fixtures League table

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Hearts 2 2 0 0 5 1 4 6
2 Hibernian 2 1 1 0 4 1 3 4
3 “Rangers” 2 1 1 0 3 1 2 4
4 Kilmarnock 2 1 1 0 2 0 2 4
5 Aberdeen 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 4
6 Celtic 2 1 0 1 3 2 1 3
7 St Mirren 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 3
8 Hamilton Academical 2 1 0 1 2 4 -2 3
9 Livingston 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1
10 St Johnstone 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1
11 Dundee 2 0 0 2 1 3 -2 0
12 Motherwell 2 0 0 2 0 4 -4 0

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Thistle 1-3 Celtic Celtic FC Thistle 1-3 Celtic at Firhill Stadium in Glasgow in the League Cup. 2018-08-18T12:30:00+00:00 2018-08-18T14:15:00+00:00
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League Cup
12:30 18 August 2018

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Celtic v FK Suduva Celtic FC Celtic v FK Suduva at ARVI Football Arena in Marijampolė, Lithuania in the UEFA Europa League. 2018-08-23T20:00:00+00:00 2018-08-23T21:45:00+00:00
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UEFA Europa League
20:00 23 August 2018