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1939-04-29: St Mirren 2-1 Celtic, League Division 1
|Match Pictures | Matches: 1938 - 1939 | 1939 Pictures|
- Celtic are denied a late penalty minutes before injured Jimmy Knox cannonballs Saints into lead in a game the home side must win to avoid relegation. This goal has since gained legendary status and is still covered in local newspapers albeit the score when Jimmy Knox struck and the distance he struck the winner from are embellished with the passage of time.
- Queen’s Park are relegated and Cowdenbeath promoted.
- Herr Hitler has demanded a 15 mile wide strip of land through the Polish corridor to carry a motor road linking Germany and East Prussia.
Rennie, Bruce, Craven, Young, Wilson, Kelly, Ferguson, Knox, McLintock, Rankin, Deakin.
Kennaway, Hogg, Morrison, Lynch, Lyon, Paterson, Anderson, MacDonald, Carruth, Divers, Murphy.
Referee: P. Craigmyle (Aberdeen).
- Match Report (see end of page below)
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