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1893-05-09: Celtic 3-1 Leith Athletic, League
| Match Pictures | Matches: 1892 - 1893 | 1887-1900|
- Celtic win the game and the league to become League Champions for the first time ever.
- A remarkable achievement having been formed only five years previously.
Cullen, Doyle, T. Dunbar, Maley, Kelly, Curran, Madden,Blessington, McMahon, Davidson, Campbell
Scorers:- Davidson (2), Madden
Attendance: 5,000 - The Essential History
- Match Report (see end of page below)
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ArticlesThe Scotsman - Wednesday, 10th May 1893, page 7
Celtic v Leith Athletic – The Leith Athletic finished their League season last evening when they visited Parkhead, Glasgow, and played off their engagement with the Celtic in presence of over 300 spectators. Davidson scored for the home team ten minutes after the start, but noting further followed in the first period. On resuming, the Leith had the hard luck, and two more goals had to be conceded. Henderson afterwards gained the only point for the Athletic and the game ended – Celtic, three goals; Leith Athletic, one goal.
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