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1957-05-19: Tottenham Hotspur 4-3 Celtic, USA Tour
|Match Pictures | Matches: 1956 - 1957 | 1956-57 pictures|
- Celtic left for America on the 8th May with the following party: Bonnar, Byrne, Donnelly, Fallon, Fernie, Higgins, Jack, MacKay, McMillan, McPhail, Meechan, Mochan, Peacock, Ryan, Smith, Tully with Collins and Evans to join the party on the 29th May.
- Bertie Peacock was made captian for the 1957-58 season to come
- Arriving in New York they settled into the Paramount Hotel and began a daily routine of morning training at the Triborough Stadium in Randall's Island in the East River. (It was actually called the Downing Stadium, having been renamed in 1955)
- Played in New York at the Triborough Stadium, the Rockaway Beach, Long Island American Irish band furnished the music (NOT - as stated on some sites - in Philadelphia)
TeamsTottenham Hotspur: (likely)
Ditchburn; Baker, Hopkins; Blanchflower, Ryden, Marchi; Medwin, Harrier, Smith, Stokes, Robb.
Scorers: Smith 3 (, , ), Dulin? ()
Bonnar; Fallon, Meechan; MacKay, Jack, Peacock; Smith, Fernie, McPhail, Tully, Mochan.
Scorers: Smith (), Tully (), Peacock()
Referee: J McLean
- Match Report (see end of page below)
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