1952

Matches: Year by Year | Pictures: Year by Year

Celtic Games Played:- 1952
Other Match Pages:- 1951 | 1953
Decade of Matches:- 1951-1960
Picture Pages:- 1951-52 | 1952-53
League Tables:- 1951-52 | 1952-53
Date Competition Home Team Score Score Away Team Report Pictures Notes
JAN                
1st League Division A Celtic 1
4
Rangers Report Pictures Disturbance and pitch invasion.
2nd League Division A Heart of Midlothian 2
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
12th League Division A Raith Rovers 1
0
Celtic Report Pictures  
19th League Division A Celtic 1
1
Dundee Report Pictures  
30th Scottish Cup Celtic 0
0
Third Lanark Report Pictures  
FEB                
2nd League Division A Hibernian 3
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
4th Scottish Cup Replay
Third Lanark 2
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
16th League Division A Celtic 3
1
Stirling Albion Report Pictures  
23rd League Division A Celtic 0
1
Raith Rovers Report Pictures  
27th League Division A Airdrieonians 2
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
MAR                
1st League Division A Celtic 6
1
Queen of the South Report Pictures  
5th League Division A Celtic 2
2
Morton Report Pictures  
8th League Division A Partick Thistle 2
4
Celtic Report Pictures  
15th League Division A St Mirren 3
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
22nd League Division A Celtic 2
1
East Fife Report Pictures  
29th League Division A Celtic 2
0
Aberdeen Report Pictures  
APR                
12th League Division A Third Lanark 3
3
Celtic Report Pictures  
16th
Friendly
Bohemians 4
3
Celtic
Report Pictures Dalymount Park, Dublin
19th
Friendly
Sligo Rovers 1
3
Celtic
Report Pictures The Showgrounds, Sligo
22nd
Friendly
Derry City
1
3
Celtic
Report Pictures  
23rd
Friendly
Central League Select 4
4
Celtic
Report Pictures  
24th
Friendly
Coleraine 0
2
Celtic
Report Pictures  
28th
Friendly
Central League Select 4
5
Celtic
Report Pictures  
30th
Friendly
Cumberland United
3
0
Celtic
Report Pictures Borough Park, Workington
MAY           Report Pictures  
3rd
Glasgow Charity Cup
Celtic
0
0
Clyde
Report
Pictures
Clyde won on the toss of a coin
17th
Friendly
Belfast Celtic
2
3
Celtic
Report
Pictures
Definite game with match report
17th
Friendly
Newry Town XI 2
3
Celtic
Report
Pictures
In aid of De La Salle Orphan Boys Home
In May, Roy Milne was given a free transfer
Gil Heron transferred to Third Lanark on 1st July on a free transfer
Alex Devanny was released on a free

During the closed season the Scottish League voted to retain it’s League structure of two leagues of 16 teams

Frank Meechan was signed on a free from Petershill
George Hunter returned home in June after treatment for TB in a Swiss sanatorium.

Season Review
Statistics 1951-52
League Table 1951-52
Scottish Cup 1951-52
League Cup 1951-52
 
Celtic Team Line-Up 1952-53
Date
Competition
Home Team
Score
Score
Away Team
Report
Pictures
Note
AUG                
9th League Cup St Mirren 0
1
Celtic Report Pictures John McDonald debut
13th League Cup Celtic 2
5
Partick Thistle Report Pictures  
16th League Cup Celtic 1
0
Hibernian Report Pictures  
23rd League Cup Celtic 3
1
St Mirren Report Pictures  
27th League Cup Partick Thistle 0
1
Celtic Report Pictures Frank Whyte debut
30th League Cup Hibernian 3
0
Celtic Report
Pictures
Frank Meechan debut
SEP                
6th League Division A Celtic 5
3
Falkirk Report Pictures  
13th League Division A Raith Rovers 1
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
20th League Division A Celtic 2
1
Rangers Report Pictures On 17th September Jackie Millsopp died from a burst appendix
27th League Division A Aberdeen 2
2
Celtic Report Pictures  
OCT                
4th League Division A Celtic 3
0
Motherwell Report Pictures Tony Hepburn debut
11th League Division A Clyde 1
2
Celtic Report Pictures Jimmy Rowan signed from Shettleston Juniors
18th League Division A Celtic 1
1
Queen of the South Report Pictures On 16th October Jock Weir tranferred to Falkirk.
25th League Division A Heart of Midlothian 1
0
Celtic Report Pictures  
NOV                
1st League Division A St Mirren 1
2
Celtic Report Pictures Jimmy Duncan debut
8th League Division A Celtic 5
4
Third Lanark Report Pictures  
15th League Division A Partick Thistle 3
0
Celtic Report Pictures  
18th
Friendly
Doncaster Rovers
3
2
Celtic
Report
Pictures
Floodlight Away Friendly – first time Celtic played under floodlights
22nd League Division A Airdrieonians 0
0
Celtic Report Pictures  
DEC                
6th League Division A Hibernian 1
1
Celtic Report Pictures Jimmy McIlroy debut; Sean Fallon appointed captain.
13th League Division A Celtic 5
0
Dundee Report Pictures Sammy Hemple signed from Glencairn
20th League Division A Falkirk 2
3
Celtic Report Pictures Fallon breaks his arm.
27th League Division A Celtic 0
1
Raith Rovers Report Pictures