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On This Day - September
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|1st|| 1888: Celtic win their first ever Scottish Cup tie with a 5-1 triumph at Parkhead over Shettleston.|
1976: Celtic sign Pat Stanton from Hibs in exchange for Jackie McNamara (Snr) who moves to Easter Road.
|2nd||1950: Charlie Tully leaves Celtic on a free transfer.|
|3rd|| 1914: Jimmy Delaney born in Cleland, Lanarkshire.|
1966: Willie O'Neil replaces Jimmy Johnstone in a 1-0 League Cup win at St Mirren to become Celtic's first official substitute in a competitive game.
|4th|| 1922: James 'Sunny Jim' Young killed in a motorcyle accident aged just 40-years.|
1971: Celtic defeat Clyde 9-1 in a league game at Celtic Parkhead.
|5th||1931: John Thomson tragically dies after a serious head injury at a Celtic v Rangers game|
|6th|| 1890: Celtic defeat Rangers 1-0 in a Scottish Cup tie|
1958: Crowd trouble as Celtic draw 2-2 with Rangers in a poorly refereed game
1977: Tom McAdam is signed from Dundee United in a £60,000 deal
|7th||1940: Crowd trouble disrupts a 0-0 draw between Celtic and Rangers in the Southern League. The rioting would lead to Celtic Park being closed for a month.|
|8th|| 1973: Celtic beat Clyde 5-0 at Celtic Park with a hat-trick from Bobby Lennox and a goal each from Kenny Dalglish and Danny McGrain - on this day the players all wore the number 8 on their shorts to celebrate winning 8 League titles in a row.|
On a much sadder and sinister note this was the game that young Brian McLaughlin ( potentially a True Celtic Great ) suffered a cynical assault by Willie McVie of Clyde which finished his career at the highest level - very sad indeed.
|9th||1978:Celtic beat Rangers 3-1 at Celtic Park - The scorers being Tom McAdam (2) and George McCluskey - Peter Latchford saved an Alex Miller penalty.|
|10th|| 1958: Bobby Collins plays his final game for Celtic before being sold to Everton. |
1985: Jock Stein dies at Ninian Park Cardiff after guiding Scotland to the 1986 World Cup.
1982: Stephen McManus born, Lanark, Scotland
|11th||1968: Stevie Chalmers and Bobby Lennox bag five goals each as Celtic defeat Hamilton 10-0 at Parkhead in the first-leg of the League Cup quarter final.|
|12th|| 1958: Bobby Collins leaves Celtic for Everton.|
1970:Celtic beat Rangers 2-0 at Celtic Park - The scorers being John Hughes and Bobby Murdoch.
|13th|| 1972: Celtic famously beat Leeds at Hampden Park in the 1970 European Cup Semi-Final but they also played in Europe at Hampden on this day in a match against Rosenberg due to fire damage to the Stand at Celtic Park.Celtic won 2-1 thanks to goals from Lou Macari and Dixie Deans - an aggregate win of 5-2.|
1984: Double glazing firm CR Smith sign a £500,000 sponsorship deal with Celtic and Rangers.
|14th||1974: George Connelly announces his decision to quit football. He would of course play again but his career by now was on its final stretch.|
|15th||1965:Celtic beat Raith Rovers 8-1 at Starks Park in the quarter final of the League Cup - Joe McBride (3),John Hughes (3),Bobby Lennox and Jimmy Johnstone being the goalscorers.|
|16th|| 1864: Dan Doyle born in Paisley|
1936: Celtic draw with English champions Sunderland 1-1 in a challenge game at Roker Park.
1964: Stevie Chalmers scores five goals in a 6-0 League Cup rout of East Fife at Celtic Park.
1970: Celtic record their biggest ever European victory with a 9-0 European Cup triumph at home to KPV Kokkola of Finland.
|17th|| 1952: Jackie Millsop dies at the age of just 21 in Glasgow Royal Infirmary following a routine operation for appendicitis.|
1963: John Hughes hits a hat-trick as Celtic record their first ever victory in European competition with a 5-1 European Cup-Winers Cup triumph at Basle.
|18th|| 1978: Celtic sign Davie Provan for £120,000 from Kilmarnock|
1982: Celtic thrashed Motherwell, under new manager Jock Wallace, 7-0 at Fir Park.
|19th||1981: Celtic spoil the Rangers party with a 2-0 league victory on the day the Ibrox club offically open their new £4 million Govan stand.|
|20th|| 1890: Johnny Campbell makes debut and Willie Groves scores six goals as Celtic defeat Battlefield 7-0 in Glasgow Cup|
1971: Henrik Larsson born in Helsingborg, Sweden.
1978: Paul Wilson sold to Motherwell in £50,000 deal
|21st||2004: Celtic thrash Falkirk 8-1 in a League Cup tie at Celtic Park.|
|22nd||1888: Mick Dunbar becomes the first man to score a hat-trick for Celtic as the Bhoys defeat Cowlairs 8-0 in the Scottish Cup.|
|23rd|| 1970: Paul Wilson makes a scoring debut as substitute as Celtic defeat Dundee 5-1 in League Cup quarter-final at Parkhead.|
1978: Davie Provan make Celtic debut in 3-2 league win at Partick Thistle.
|24th||1971: Future Celtic midfielder Craig Burley born in Ayrshire|
|25th|| 1968: Kenny Dalglish makes his competitive Celtic debut as a sub in a 4-2 League Cup win at Hamilton.|
1971:John "Yogi" Hughes played his final game for Celtic in a 5-0 win against Airdrie at Broomfield - in total he scored 189 goals in 416 games..
2001: Celtic defeat Porto 1-0 at Parkhead to secure their first ever victory in the Champions League group stage.
|26th|| 1953: Bobby Collins hits a hat-trick of penalties as Celtic beat Aberdeen 3-0 in a league clash at Parkhead.|
1959:John Fallon made his debut against Clyde in a 1-1 draw at Celtic Park.
1962: Celtic play their first ever game in European competition but lose the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup match 4-2 at Valencia.
1989:Jimmy Delaney died in his native Cleland aged 75.
1999:Malcolm McDonald died aged 85
|27th|| 1924:Jimmy McGrory scored the first of his many hat-tricks for Celtic in a 4-0 League win over Motherwell - in season 1935/36 he scored 9 hat-tricks for Celtic including three goals in three minutes again against Motherwell.|
1989: Dariusz Dziekanowski scores four goals in the 5-4 home win over Partizan Belgrade in the European Cup-Winner Cup. The Bhoys go out on the 'away goals' rule.
|28th||1918: A crowd of 12,000 gather at Celtic Park to watch a baseball game between two sides from the US Military.|
|29th|| 1965:Bobby Lennox scored his first Celtic hat-trick in a 6-0 away win over Go Ahead Deventer in Holland - Bobby went on to score fifteen hat-tricks in his Senior Celtic career - his last against Dundee in 1975 was the first scored in the newly established Premier Division.|
1982: Celtic defeat Ajax 2-1 in Amsterdam to progress to the second-round of the European Cup with a 4-3 aggregate triumph.
1984: The Celtic shirt bears a sponsors name for the first time as the Hoops are emblazoned with name of double-glazing firm CR Smith for a 3-2 victory at Dundee.
|30th|| 1936: Celtic defeat English champions Sunderland 3-2 in a challenge game at Parkhead.|
1944: Jimmy Johnstone born in Viewpark, Lanarkshire.
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