1948

Matches: Year by Year | Pictures: Year by Year

Celtic Games Played:- 1948
Other Match Pages:- 1947 | 1949
Decade of Matches:- 1941-1950
Picture Pages:- 1947-48 | 1948-49
League Tables:- 1947-48 | 1948-49
Date Competition Home Team Score Score Away Team Report Pictures Notes
JAN







2nd League Division A Celtic 0
4
Rangers Report Pictures
3rd League Division A Heart of Midlothian 1
0
Celtic Report Pictures
10th League Division A Celtic 1
0
Aberdeen Report Pictures
17th League Division A Morton 4
0
Celtic Report Pictures
24th League Division A Celtic 1
2
Partick Thistle Report Pictures
31st League Division A Celtic 0
0
Clyde Report Pictures McAuley sent off.
FEB







7th Scottish Cup Celtic 3
0
Cowdenbeath Report Pictures
14th League Division A Queen of the South 2
0
Celtic Report Pictures
21st Scottish Cup Celtic 1
0
Motherwell Report Pictures 17th February. Celtic sign Jock Weir from Blackburn Rovers for £7000.
28th League Division A Falkirk 0
1
Celtic Report Pictures
MAR






1st March. Celtic announce all first team and staff to become full time
6th Scottish Cup Celtic 4
0
Montrose Report Pictures
13th League Division A Celtic 0
0
St Mirren Report Pictures
20th League Division A Motherwell 0
3
Celtic Report Pictures
27th Scottish Cup Morton 1
0
Celtic Report Pictures 1-0 aet (112 minutes)
29th League Division A Third Lanark 5
1
Celtic Report Pictures
APR







3rd League Division A Celtic 2
4
Hibernian Report Pictures
10th League Division A Celtic 1
3
Third Lanark Report Pictures
17th League Division A Dundee
2
3
Celtic
Report Pictures Celtic win to safeguard ourselves from relegation!!










At the end of the 1947-48 season the following players were released: Tommy McDonald, Frank Walsh (who had only signed this season from Third Lanark and Kilmarnock), Joe Rae, George Hazzlett, Rab Quinn, Joe McLaughlin and Bernie Cannon.






On the 20th June Celtic signed Charlie Tully from Belfast Celtic for a fee between £8000 and £9000.

Jimmy Hogan arrived as coach before the start of the 1948-49 season and began to implement a better physical regime and training schedule.


Season Review






League Table 1947-48




22nd May Rolando Ugolini leaves for Middlesbrough

Statistics 1947-48






Scottish Cup 1947-48




26th July Tommy Docherty is signed by Celtic

League Cup 1947-48






























Celtic Team Line-Up 1948-49

1948-49: The rules were changed to make obstruction an offence, penalised by an indirect free kick. Rangers(!) win the first treble.






John McPhail appointed captain
AUG







14th League Division A Celtic
0
0
Morton
Report Pictures
18th League Division A Aberdeen 1
0
Celtic Report Pictures
21st League Division A Celtic 0
1
Rangers Report Pictures
28th League Division A Heart of Midlothian 1
2
Celtic Report Pictures Celtic sign Bobby Collins from Pollok
SEP







1st League Division A Celtic 2
2
Queen of the South Report Pictures
4th League Division A Albion Rovers 3
3
Celtic Report Pictures
11th
League Cup
Celtic
1
0
Hibernian
Report
Pictures
Preliminary Round Group 1
18th League Cup Clyde 0
2
Celtic Report Pictures Preliminary Round Group 1
25th League Cup Celtic 3
1
Rangers Report Pictures Preliminary Round Group 1
27th
Glasgow Cup (Final)
Celtic
3
1
Third Lanark
Report
Pictures
First Trophy won by the club since the War.
OCT






30th September; Tommy Bogan transferred to Preston North End
2nd League Cup Hibernian 4
2
Celtic Report Pictures Preliminary Round Group 1
9th League Cup Celtic 3
6
Clyde Report Pictures Preliminary Round Group 1; John McGrory’s debut
16th League Cup Rangers 2
1
Celtic Report Pictures Preliminary Round Group 1; Celtic sign Alex Rollo
23rd League Division A Celtic 0
1
Dundee Report Pictures
30th League Division A Hibernian 1
2
Celtic Report Pictures 26th October; Leslie Johnston is signed for £12000 from Clyde
NOV







6th League Division A Clyde 0
4
Celtic Report Pictures
13th League Division A Celtic 0
1
East Fife Report Pictures
20th League Division A Third Lanark 3
2
Celtic Report Pictures 19th November; Bobby Hogg released on a free transfer.
27th League Division A Celtic 4
4
Falkirk Report Pictures
DEC







4th League Division A Partick Thistle 1
2
Celtic Report Pictures
11th League Division A St Mirren 1
1
Celtic Report Pictures
18th League Division A Celtic 3
2
Motherwell Report Pictures
25th League Division A Celtic 3
0
Aberdeen Report Pictures