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7 November 1984 – Rapid Slows Down Celtic’s Travel Plans

On 7 November 1984, Celtic beat Rapid Wien 3-0 to advance in the European Cup Winners’ Cup, but it didn’t count...

5 September 1931 – The Death Of John Thomson

On 5 September 1931, Celtic goalkeeper John Thomson died after colliding with a player during an O** F*** match...

27 July 2005 – Celtic’s Early European Vacation

On 27 July 2005, new Celtic manager Gordon Strachan’s tenure started on a low note with a record loss to Artmedia Bratislava in Champions League qualification...

16 May 1914 – A Champion Grows In Brooklyn

On 16 May 1914, Brooklyn FC won the inaugural US Open Cup, beating Brooklyn Celtic 2-1...

11 May 2011 – As If The Title Challenge Wasn’t Exciting Enough

On 11 May 2011, with Celtic leading Hearts 0-2 at Tynecastle, manager Neil Lennon was attacked by a home supporter...

20 November 1915 – Celtic’s Got Some Symmetry

On 20 November 1915, a 2-0 win over Kilmarnock started an unbeaten run for Celtic that lasted a British record 62 matches...

14 August 1971 – Dalglish Gets Going

On 14 August 1971, 20-year old striker Kenny Dalglish scored his first competitive goal to help Celtic past Rangers in the Scottish League Cup...

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