Celtic USA Tour 1981

Southampton 1 Celtic 2 - 19/07/1981

Match Programme

Match programme

Opponents: vs Southampton
Competition: 2nd Annual Trans-Atlantic Challenge Cup
Date: 19/07/1981
Venue: Giants Stadium/The Meadowlands, New York
Score: 2-1
Scorers: Nicholas, Provan
Referee: Gino D'Ippolito
Attendance: 40,724
Comments: The Trans-Atlantic Challenge Cup was a round-robin tournament established in 1980. This was played for 3rd and 4th place. 19 year old Charlie Nicholas and Davie Provan scored the Celtic goals.Cosmos played Seattle in the final.

Celtic Team


Manager: John Clark (Billy McNeill)

Scorers: Charlie Nicholas 11, Davie Provan 89

Team: Bonner, McGrain, Reid, Aitken, Garner, MacLeod, McAdam, Burns, Provan (Doyle), McGarvey, Nicholas.

Subs: unknown.

Southampton Team


Manager: Lawrie MCMENEMY

Scorers: Stephen Moran

Team: unknown.