Celtic FC 1971/1972

Celtic Fixtures and Results 1971/1972

Scottish League: Champions
Scottish FA Cup: Winners
League Cup: Final
European Cup: Semi-Final

 

Manager: Jock Stein (1965 - 1978)

Celtic score always first.

Opponents Comments

No programme
DUMBARTON

31/07/72
Drybrough Cup Round 1
Celtic Park
5-2 - Dalglish 4, Hood
Team: Williams, Craig, Brogan, Callaghan, Connelly, Hay, Dalglish, Davidson, Macari, Hood (Quinn), Hughes

No programme.

No programme
St Johnstone

04/08/72
Drybrough Cup Semi-Final
Firhill Stadium
4-2 - Dalglish 2, Macari, Hood
Team: Williams, Craig, Brogan (Hood), Connelly, McNeill, Hay, Dalglish, Callaghan, Macari, Davidson, Hughes

No programme.

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Aberdeen

07/08/72
Drybrough Cup Final
Pittodrie Stadium
2-1 - Hughes, other scorer unknown
Team: Williams, Craig, Hay, Callaghan, McNeill, Connelly, Dalglish, Hood, Macari, Davidson (Johnstone), Hughes

Match programme
RANGERS

14/08/71
League Cup
2-0

Celtic home match but was played at Ibrox because of ground reconstruction at Celtic Park. Programme is a Rangers home. This was Kenny Dalglish's first game against Rangers and his first goal against them.

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Morton

18/08/71
League Cup
1-0

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Ayr United

21/08/71
League Cup
3-0

No programme
MORTON

25/08/71
League Cup
0-1

No programme.

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Rangers

28/08/71
League Cup
3-0

Scarce programme.

No programme
AYR UNITED

30/08/71
League Cup
4-1

No programme.

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CLYDE

04/09/71
League
9-1

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Clydebank

08/09/71
League Cup
5-0

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Rangers

11/09/71
League
3-2 - Macari 8, Dalglish 55, Johnstone 89

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Boldklubben 1903

15/09/71
European Cup
1-2

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MORTON

18/09/71
League
3-1

No programme
CLYDEBANK

22/09/71
League Cup
6-2

No programme.

Brian McLaughlin debut at 16 years of age. Harry Hood hat-trick. Sir Bob Kelly died the day before this match.

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Aidrie

25/09/71
League
5-0

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BOLDKLUBBEN 1903

29/09/71
European Cup
3-0

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ST JOHNSTONE

02/10/71
League
0-1

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St Mirren

06/10/71
League Cup Semi-Final
3-0

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Hibernian

09/10/71
League
1-0

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DUNDEE

16/10/71
League
3-1

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SLIEMA WANDERERS

20/10/71
European Cup
5-0

One day before this match Willie Walace and John Hughes sold to Crystal Palace for £50,000.

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Partick Thistle

23/10/71
League Cup Final
1-4

Slightly scarce issue.

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Dunfermline

27/10/71
League
2-1

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Ayr United

30/10/71
League
1-0

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Sliema Wanderers

03/11/71
European Cup
2-1

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ABERDEEN

06/11/71
League
1-1

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Dundee United

13/11/71
League
5-1

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FALKIRK

20/11/71
League
2-0

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Partick Thistle

27/11/71
League
5-1

Dixie Deans debut and first goal for Celtic. Dixie went on to score 124 goals in 184 appearances during his 5 years for Celtic. Sadly, Dixie left Celtic in 1976 for Luton Town for £20,000.

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KILMARNOCK

04/12/71
League
5-1

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EAST FIFE

11/12/71
League
2-1

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Motherwell

18/12/71
League
5-1

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HEARTS

25/12/71
League
3-2

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Clyde

01/01/72
League
7-0

No programme
RANGERS

03/01/72
League
2-1

No programme.

Teams wore black armbands for victims of the Ibrox disaster in 1971

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Morton

08/01/72
League
1-1

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AIRDRIE

15/01/72
League
2-0

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St Johnstone

22/01/72
League
3-0

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HIBERNIAN

29/01/72
League
2-1

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ALBION ROVERS

05/02/72
Scottish Cup
5-0

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Dundee

12/02/72
League
(Postponed)

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DUNFERMLINE

19/02/72
League
1-0

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DUNDEE

26/02/72
Scottish Cup
4-0

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AYR UNITED

04/03/72
League
2-0

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Ujpest Dozsa

08/03/72
European Cup
2-1

Liz Taylor/Richard Burton held a party for travelling Celtic fans after this match.

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Aberdeen

11/03/72
League
1-1

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HEARTS

18/03/72
Scottish Cup
1-1

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UJPEST DOZSA

22/03/72
European Cup
1-1

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Falkirk

25/03/72
League
1-0

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Hearts

27/03/72
Scottish Cup Replay
1-0

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PARTICK THISTLE

01/04/72
League
3-1

No programme
Inter Milan

05/04/72
European Cup Semi-Final
0-0

No programme.

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Kilmarnock

08/04/72
League
3-1

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Kilmarnock

12/04/72
Scottish Cup Semi-Final
3-1

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East Fife

15/04/72
League
3-0

League Clincher. 7-in-a-row.

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INTER MILAN

19/04/72
European Cup Semi-Final
0-0 aet

Celtic lost 4-5 on penalties.

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MOTHERWELL

22/04/72
League
5-2

No programme
DUNDEE UNITED

25/04/72
League
3-0

No programme.

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Hearts

29/04/72
League
4-1

Celtic fans boycott the match because of trouble at the previous Tynecastle match. Only 10,427 crowd.

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Dundee

01/05/72
League
1-1

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Hibernian

06/05/72
Scottish Cup Final
6-1 - McNeill, Deans (3), Macari (2)

Bertie Auld played for Hibs, Dixie Deans becomes only the fourth player to score a hat-trick in a Scottish Cup Final.


Celtic Football Club Friendlies 1971/1972

Opponents Comments

No programme
Cork Hibernian

23/07/71
2-1

No programme
Limerick

26/07/71
6-1

No programme
Stirling Albion

06/08/71
1-1

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Blackpool

09/08/71
4-3

No programme
Queen's Park

11/08/71
5-3

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NACIONAL

01/09/71
3-0

Opening of Stand

No programme
East Stirlingshire

12/10/71
5-1

No programme
Dumbarton

27/11/71
0-3

No programme
Raith Rovers

27/12/71
2-2

No programme
Cowdenbeath

12/01/72
1-2

No programme
Stirling Albion

25/01/72
1-1

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DYNAMO KIEV

09/02/72
1-0

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Inverness Thistle

02/02/72
15-0

Opening of new floodlights

No programme
Clydebank

02/03/72
13-1

No programme
Somerset CC

03/06/72
2-0

(Bermuda)

No programme
Pembroke-Hamilton Club

08/06/72
8-1