1953

Matches: Year by Year | Pictures: Year by Year

Celtic Games Played:- 1953
Other Match Pages:- 1952 | 1954
Decade of Matches:- 1951-1960
Picture Pages:- 1952-53 | 1953-54
League Tables:- 1952-53 | 1953-54
Date Competition Home Team Score Score Away Team Report Pictures Notes
JAN                
1st League Division A Rangers 1
0
Celtic Report Pictures  
10th League Division A Motherwell 4
2
Celtic Report Pictures Mike Conroy signed from St Anthony’s
17th League Division A Celtic 2
4
Clyde Report Pictures  
24th Scottish Cup Eyemouth United 0
4
Celtic Report Pictures  
31st League Division A Queen of the South 2
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
FEB                
7th Scottish Cup Stirling Albion 1
1
Celtic Report Pictures Fallon breaks his arm again.
11th Scottish Cup Replay
Celtic 3
0
Stirling Albion Report Pictures  
14th League Division A Celtic 1
1
Heart of Midlothian Report Pictures  
21st Scottish Cup Falkirk 2
3
Celtic Report Pictures The Tully ‘two-goals-from-one-corner’ game
25th
Friendly
Newcastle United 2
0
Celtic
Report Pictures Floodlight Challenge.St James’ Park
28th League Division A Third Lanark 1
3
Celtic Report Pictures  
MAR                
7th League Division A Celtic 3
1
Partick Thistle Report Pictures Ian Reid signed from Armadale Thistle
14th Scottish Cup Rangers 2
0
Celtic Report Pictures John McAlindon transferred to Worcester City
18th League Division A Celtic 0
1
Airdrieonians Report Pictures  
21st League Division A East Fife 4
1
Celtic Report Pictures Debut for John Duffy
28th League Division A Celtic 1
3
Hibernian Report Pictures  
APR                
4th League Division A Dundee 4
0
Celtic Report Pictures Eric Smith signed from Benburb
11th League Division A Celtic 3
2
St Mirren Report Pictures Debut for Mike Conroy
15th League Division A Celtic 1
3
Aberdeen Report Pictures  
18th League Division A Celtic 1
1
East Fife Report Pictures  
20th
Friendly
F.A.I. Select
3
2
Celtic
Report Pictures [Ireland] Sean Fallon broke his arm again
25th
Friendly
Ayr United
3
1
Celtic
Report
Pictures
 
28th
Glasgow Charities Cup 1st Rd
Celtic
4
0
Clyde
Report
Pictures
Jimmy Mallan released
MAY                
2nd
Glasgow Charities Cup 2nd Rd
Celtic
1
1
Third Lanark
Report
Pictures
Celtic won on the toss of a coin
9th Glasgow Charities Cup Queen’s Park 1
3
Celtic Report Pictures Neil Mochan signed; Celtic win the Glasgow Charities Cup
11th Coronation Cup 1st Rd Celtic 1
0
Arsenal Report Pictures  
16th Coronation Cup SF Celtic 2
1
Manchester United Report Pictures  
20th Coronation Cup Final Celtic 2
0
Hibernian Report Pictures Celtic win the Coronation Cup
  Jim Lafferty was released and joined Lincoln City
Willie Morrison was released on a free
           
                 
              Peter Goldie signed from Duntocher Hibernian
  Season Review            
  Statistics 1952-53            
  League Table 1952-53            
  Scottish Cup 1952-53            
  League Cup 1952-53            
               
  At the start of the 1953-54 season celtic had 31 signed players; Joe Baillie listed; John McAlindon was doing his National Service.
had still to resign and John McGrory was transfer



    John Duffy was loaned to Arbroath on 7/8
Matt McVittie was signed from Wishaw juniors
  Celtic Team Line-Up 1953-54           Tony Hepburn was loaned to Dumbarton on 10/8
                 
AUG                
8th League Cup Celtic 0
1
Aberdeen Report Pictures  
10th
Testimonial
Celtic
10
1
Bohemian Select
Report Pictures Willie Maley Testimonial
12th League Cup East Fife 1
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
15th League Cup Airdrieonians 2
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
18th
Glasgow Cup
Celtic
0
0
Queen’s Park
Report
Pictures
 
20th
Glasgow Cup
Queen’s Park
0
1
Celtic
Report
Pictures
 
22nd League Cup Aberdeen 5
2
Celtic Report Pictures  
26th League Cup Celtic 0
1
East Fife Report Pictures Tommy McMillan debut
29th League Cup Celtic 2
0
Airdrieonians Report Pictures Jimmy Mallan signed for St Mirren
SEP                
1st
Glasgow Cup
Rangers
1
1
Celtic
Report
Pictures
John Bonnar broke his collar bone
3rd
Glasgow Cup
Celtic
0
4
Rangers
Report
Pictures
 
5th League Division A Hamilton Academicals 2
0
Celtic Report Pictures Vincent Ryan signed from Home farm
12th League Division A Celtic 1
0
Clyde Report Pictures John McGrory transferred to Albion Rovers
19th League Division A Rangers 1
1
Celtic Report Pictures Pitch invasion and disturbances.
26th League Division A Celtic 3
0
Aberdeen Report Pictures Billy Craig signed from St Anthony’s
OCT                
10th League Division A Celtic 3
0
Raith Rovers Report Pictures  
14th
Friendly
Wolverhampton Wanderers
2
0
Celtic
Report Pictures Floodlit match
17th League Division A Queen of the South 2
1
Celtic Report Pictures John Higgins senior debut
24th League Division A Celtic 2
0
Heart of Midlothian Report Pictures Sean Fallon shoulder dislocation
28th
Friendly
Manchester City
1
1
Celtic
Report Pictures Floodlit match; At Maine Road, Manchester; John Bonnar back
31st League Division A Dundee 1
1
Celtic Report Pictures Billy Craig sined
NOV                
7th League Division A Celtic 2
2
Hibernian Report Pictures Tully stretchered off
14th League Division A East Fife 4
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
21st League Division A Celtic 4
1
Airdrieonians Report Pictures  
28th League Division A Celtic 2
1
Partick Thistle Report Pictures  
DEC                
5th League Division A Stirling Albion 2
1
Celtic Report Pictures Sammy Hemple debut
12th League Division A Celtic 4
0
St Mirren Report Pictures  
26th League Division A Clyde 1
7
Celtic Report Pictures John McDonald transferred to St Mirren 15th December