Tag: blantyre celtic

1959 Blantyre Celtic

Amanda McLaren has shared this photo of Blantyre Celtic. Taken in January 1959 it shows the Blantyre Celtic team after they had drawn with Burnbank Athletic in the 3rd round of the Challenge Cup. Amanda’s father is Andy McLaren who is on the back right hand side. Andy played alongside some of the Lisbon Lions […]

Blantyre Celtic

  Stewart Willis kindly recently shared this photo of Blantyre Celtic. Stewart mentioned that Jimmy Lennon is in this photo, but it would be great for us all to identify the others and what year it was? On social media: John Mc Nulty That looks Like Jimmy Lennon 2nd player in from top left ….worked with […]

Blantyre Celtic 1980

I received this message from Steve Murphy back in early January 2016. “Hi Paul – I have always known that my Grandfather was involved with Blantyre Celtic and after coming across a few old photographs I decided to have a wee search and came across your website on the Blantyre Project. In the section for Blantyre […]

Blantyre Celtic Football Club

The following article about Blantyre Celtic Football Club has been written using information researched by myself and also calling upon researched information by the late Jimmy Cornfield and Neil Gordon with additional subject material graciously provided recently by Jimmy Whelan. The words also call upon the old Blantyre Gazette historical reports recorded by Hugh McQuade. Thank […]