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1940-05-18: Celtic 3-2 Third Lanark, Glasgow Charity Cup
|Match Pictures | Matches: 1939 - 1940 | 1939-40 Pictures|
- Goals by John Divers, (2), and George Paterson are enough to give Celtic victory though Third Lanark, with goals by Jack Jones and Watters make a game of it.
- A disappointingly small crowd raises only £223 15s 6d for charity from this match.
- Two days after he made his historic "Stand or die" order to his troops, General Marie Gamelin has been replaced by General Weygand, the C.I.C. of France's Near-East Army. German tanks and infantry have driven westwards towards the sea and have reached St. Quentin, 45 inside the French border, and on the north west Nazi advance North of Leon the German army is now only 75 miles from Paris.
Smith; Hogg and Thomson; McDonald, Lyon and Paterson; Carruth and Lynch; Divers; Shields and Kelly.
Divers, (2); Paterson,
McAffrey; Carabine and Black; Stevenson, Dykes and Sinclair; Watters and Laing, Jones, McCall (Nottingham Forrest) and Stephenson.
Referee: J. B. Smillie (Law).
- Match Report (see end of page below)
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