1971

Matches: Year by Year | Pictures: Year by Year

Celtic Games Played:- 1971
Other Match Pages:- 1970 | 1972
Decade of Matches:- 1971-1980
Picture Pages:- 1970-71 | 1971-72
League Tables:- 1970-71 | 1971-72
Date Competition Home Team Score Score Away Team Report Pictures Notes
  1970-71: The Scottish League switches from goal average to goal difference to separate teams on level points.
JAN                
2nd
League Division 1 Rangers
1
1
Celtic
Report Pictures The Ibrox Disaster: the day that disaster struck as 66 Rangers fans lost their lives on staircase 13. RIP
9th League Division 1 Celtic 2
1
Hibernian Report Pictures
 
16th
League Division 1 Dundee
1
8
Celtic
Report Pictures  
23rd
Scottish Cup Celtic 5
1
Queen of the South Report Pictures  
27th
Ibrox Distaster Fund Celtic/Rangers Select XI 1
2
Scotland XI Report Pictures Lord Provost’s Ibrox Disaster Fund benefit match.
30th League Division 1 Celtic 1
0
Dunfermline Athletic Report
Pictures
 
FEB                
6th
League Division 1 St. Johnstone 3
2
Celtic Report Pictures  
9th
Friendly Celtic 1
1
Feyenoord Report Pictures Played at Hampden
13th
Scottish Cup Celtic 1
1
Dunfermline Athletic Report Pictures  
17th
Scottish Cup Replay
Dunfermline Athletic 0
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
20th
League Division 1 Celtic 4
1
Airdrieonians Report Pictures  
23rd
Friendly
Ayr United
1
3
Celtic
Report
Pictures
 
27th
League Division 1 Heart of Midlothian 1
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
MAR                
2nd
Friendly
Carlisle United
4
1
Celtic
Report
Pictures
 
6th
Scottish Cup Celtic 7
1
Raith Rovers Report Pictures John Hughes hands in a transfer request and is listed
6th
Friendly
Alloa Athletic 1
5
Celtic XI
Report
Pictures
 
10th
European Cup Ajax 3
0
Celtic Report Pictures 1st Leg
13th
League Division 1 Cowdenbeath 1
5
Celtic Report Pictures  
20th
League Division 1 Kilmarnock 1
4
Celtic Report Pictures  
24th
European Cup Celtic 1
0
Ajax Report Pictures 2nd Leg
27th
League Division 1 Celtic 4
0
Falkirk Report Pictures  
30th Glasgow Cup 1st Rd Partick Thistle 3 4 Celtic Report Pictures  
APR                
3rd
Scottish Cup SF
Celtic 3
3
Airdrieonians Report Pictures  
7th
Scottish Cup SF Replay
Celtic 2
0
Airdrieonians Report Pictures  
10th League Division 1 Celtic 1
1
Dundee United Report
Pictures
 
12th
League Division 1 Celtic 3
0
Motherwell Report Pictures  
17th
League Division 1 Aberdeen 1
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
19th
Benefit Match
Barnsley
1
3
Celtic
Report
Pictures
Played at Boghead Park for Dumbarton Juveniles
27th
League Division 1 St Mirren 2
2
Celtic Report Pictures  
29th
League Division 1 Celtic 2
0
Ayr United Report Pictures  
MAY
               
1st
League Division 1 Celtic 6
1
Clyde Report
Pictures
Bertie Auld released on a free transfer
6th
Glasgow Cup SF Clyde
2
1
Celtic
Report
Pictures
Bertie Auld joins Hibernian.
8th
Scottish Cup Final
Celtic 1
1
Rangers Report
Pictures
 
12th
Scottish Cup Final Replay
Celtic 2
1
Rangers Report
Pictures
John Clark and Steve Chalmers released.
14th
Testimonial (Guest)
Kilmarnock 2
7
Celtic Report Pictures Frank Beattie Testimonial; Dalglish scores 6 goals
26th
Friendly
Hapoel
0
1
Celtic
Report
Pictures
 

Celtic signed Billy Mitchell from Raith Rovers and Gordon Marshall (Snr) from Hibernian

Date
Competition
Home Team
Score
Score
Away Team
Report
Pictures
Notes
JUL
               
23rd Friendly Cork Hibernian 1 2 Celtic Report Pictures  
26th
Friendly
Limerick
1
6
Celtic
Report
Pictures
Death of Charlie Tully at the age of 47.
31st
Drybrough Cup Celtic
5
2
Dumbarton
Report
Pictures
 
AUG                
4th
Drybrough Cup St Johnstone
2
4
Celtic Report Pictures
 
6th
Friendly
Stirling Albion
1
1
Celtic
Report
Pictures
 
7th
Drybrough Cup Final
Aberdeen
2
1
Celtic
Report
Pictures
 
9th
Friendly
Blackpool
4
3
Celtic
Report
Pictures
 
11th
Friendly
Queen’s Park
3
5
Celtic
Report
Pictures
Played at Lesser Hampden
14th
League Cup Celtic 2
0
Rangers Report Pictures Played at Ibrox
18th
League Cup Morton 0
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
21st
League Cup Ayr United 0
3
Celtic Report Pictures  
25th
League Cup Celtic 0
1
Morton Report Pictures  
28th
League Cup Rangers
0
3
Celtic
Report Pictures  
30th
League Cup Celtic 4
1
Ayr United Report Pictures  
SEP                
1st
Friendly
Celtic
3
0
Nacional
Report
Pictures
 
4th
League Division 1 Celtic 9
1
Clyde Report Pictures  
8th
League Cup Clydebank 0
5
Celtic Report Pictures  
11th
League Division 1 Rangers 2
3
Celtic Report Pictures Third Ibrox victory in a month; Steve Chalmers joins Morton
15th
European Cup1st Rd B1903 Copenhagen 2
1
Celtic Report Pictures 1st Leg
18th
League Division 1 Celtic 3
1
Morton Report
Pictures
 
22nd
League Cup Celtic 6
2
Clydebank Report Pictures Sir Robert Kelly, chairman of Celtic died; Debut for Brian McLaughlin
25th
League Division 1 Airdrieonians 0
5
Celtic Report Pictures  
29th
European Cup 1st Rd
Celtic 3
0
B1903 Copenhagen Report Pictures agg 4-2
OCT                
2nd
League Division 1 Celtic 0
1
St Johnstone Report Pictures  
6th
League Cup Celtic 3
0
St Mirren Report Pictures  
9th
League Division 1 Hibernian 0
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
12th
Friendly
East Stirling
1
5
Celtic
Report
Pictures
 
16th
League Division 1 Celtic 3
1
Dundee Report Pictures  
20th
European Cup 2nd Rd
Celtic 5
0
Sliema Wanderers Report Pictures 1st Leg; John Hughes and Willie Wallace sold to Crystal Palace
23rd
League Cup Final
Celtic
1
4
Partick Thistle
Report Pictures  
27th
League Division 1 Dunfermline Athletic 1
2
Celtic Report Pictures Denis Connaghan signed from St Mirren; first team debut
30th League Division 1 Ayr United 0
1
Celtic Report Pictures  
NOV                
3rd
European Cup 2nd Rd
Sliema Wanderers 1
2
Celtic Report Pictures 2nd Leg
6th
League Division 1 Celtic 1
1
Aberdeen Report Pictures Celtic sign Dixie Deans from Motherwell for £20,000
13th
League Division 1 Dundee United 1
5
Celtic Report Pictures  
20th
League Division 1 Celtic 2
0
Falkirk Report Pictures  
27th
League Division 1 Partick Thistle 1
5
Celtic Report Pictures Dixie Deans debut
DEC                
4th League Division 1 Celtic 5
1
Kilmarnock Report Pictures  
11th League Division 1 Celtic 2
1
East Fife Report Pictures  
18th League Division 1 Motherwell 1
5
Celtic Report Pictures Tommy Gemmell moves to Nottingham Forest for £30,000
25th League Division 1 Celtic 3
2
Heart of Midlothian Report Pictures  
27th
Friendly
Raith Rovers
2
2
Celtic
Report
Pictures