1978

Matches: Year by Year | Pictures: Year by Year

Celtic Games Played:- 1978
Other Match Pages:- 1977 | 1979
Decade of Matches:- 1971-1980
Picture Pages:- 1977-78 | 1978-79
League Tables:- 1977-78 | 1978-79
Date Competition Home Team Score Score Away Team Report Pictures Notes
JAN                
2nd
Premier Division
Celtic
0
1
Motherwell
Report Pictures  
7th
Premier Division Rangers
3
1
Celtic
Report Pictures  
14th
Premier Division Aberdeen
2
1
Celtic
Report Pictures  
28
Scottish Cup
Celtic
P
P
Dundee


Postponed
29th
Friendly
Ayr United
0
5
Celtic
Report Pictures  
FEB                
6th Scottish Cup 3rd Rd
Celtic
7
1
Dundee
Report Pictures Debut for Alan Sneddon
25th
Premier Division Celtic
1
2
St Mirren
Report Pictures  
27th
Scottish Cup 4th Rd
Celtic
1
1
Kilmarnock
Report Pictures  
MAR                
1st
League Cup Celtic
2
0
Heart of Midlothian Report Pictures  
4th
Premier Division Dundee United
0
1
Celtic
Report Pictures  
6th Scottish Cup 4th Rd Replay
Kilmarnock
1
0
Celtic
Report Pictures  
11th
Premier Division Celtic
3
0
Ayr United
Report Pictures  
18th
League Cup Celtic
1
2
Rangers
Report Pictures  
22nd
Premier Division Motherwell
2
1
Celtic
Report Pictures  
25th
Premier Division Celtic
2
0
Rangers
Report Pictures  
29th
Premier Division Partick Thistle
0
4
Celtic
Report Pictures  
APR                
1st
Premier Division Celtic
2
2
Aberdeen
Report Pictures  
5th
Premier Division Celtic
2
1
Hibernian
Report Pictures  
8th
Premier Division Clydebank
3
2
Celtic
Report Pictures  
12th
Premier Division Hibernian
1
1
Celtic
Report Pictures  
15th
Premier Division Hibernian
4
1
Celtic
Report Pictures Mike Conroy signed and debut
17th Premier Division Celtic
5
2
Clydebank
Report Pictures Debut for Brian Coyne
22nd
Premier Division Celtic
5
2
Partick Thistle
Report Pictures  
26th
Premier Division Clydebank
1
1
Celtic
Report Pictures  
29th
Premier Division St Mirren
3
1
Celtic
Report Pictures Kay, Gibson, Munro, Temperley and Clifford all given frees
30th
Testimonial
Hibernian
2
1
Celtic
Report Pictures Pat Stanton Testimonial
MAY               Celtic signed 17 y.o. Pat Bonner on 18th May
  At the end of May Celtic announced that Billy McNeill would take over as manager the following season. Jock Stein would become an executive director. McNeill would bring John Clark as his assistant. Celtic would part company with Davie McParland and Sean Fallon.
                 
  Season Review 1977-78            
  European Cup, Fixtures & Results 1977-78            
  Statistics 1977-78            
  League Table 1977-78            
  Scottish Cup 1977-78            
  League Cup 1977-78            
               
               
  Celtic Team Line-Up 1978-79            
Bob Rooney, long time physiotherapist retired and was replaced by Brian Scott. Frank Connor took over Reserve team coaching.
JUL
               
29th
Friendly
Montrose
1
3
Celtic
Report
Pictures
 
AUG                
3rd
Anglo-Scottish Cup Celtic
2
1
Clyde
Report Pictures  
5th
Anglo-Scottish Cup Clyde
1
6
Celtic
Report
Pictures
 
8th
Friendly
Celtic
0
3
Arsenal
Report
Pictures
Pat Stanton retires.
12th
Premier Division Morton
1
2
Celtic
Report Pictures  
14th
Testimonial
Celtic
2
3
Liverpool
Report Pictures Jock Stein Testimonial
16th
League Cup Celtic
3
1
Dundee
Report Pictures  
19th
Premier Division Celtic
4
0
Heart of Midlothian Report Pictures Jock Stein becomes manager of Leeds Utd.
23rd
League Cup Dundee
0
3
Celtic
Report Pictures  
26th
Premier Division Motherwell
1
5
Celtic
Report Pictures  
30th
League Cup Dundee United 2
3
Celtic
Report Pictures  
SEP                
2nd
League Cup Celtic
1
0
Dundee United
Report Pictures  
9th
Premier Division Celtic
3
1
Rangers
Report Pictures  
12th
Anglo-Scottish Cup Burnley
1
0
Celtic
Report
Pictures
 
16th
Premier Division Celtic
0
1
Hibernian
Report
Pictures
Paul Wilson sold to Motherwell for £50k on 20/9
23rd
Premier Division Partick Thistle
2
3
Celtic
Report Pictures Davie Provan signed for £125,000; debuts
27th
Anglo-Scottish Cup Celtic
1
2
Burnley
Report
Pictures
 
30th
Premier Division Celtic
2
1
St Mirren
Report Pictures Joe Craig sold to Blackburn Rovers for £45,000
OCT                
4th
League Cup Celtic
0
1
Motherwell Report Pictures  
7th
Premier Division Aberdeen
4
1
Celtic
Report Pictures  
11th
League Cup Motherwell 1
4
Celtic
Report Pictures  
14th
Premier Division Dundee United
1
0
Celtic
Report Pictures  
21st
Premier Division Celtic
0
0
Morton
Report Pictures  
28th
Premier Division Heart of Midlothian 2
0
Celtic
Report Pictures  
30th
Testimonial (Guest)
Forfar Athletic 0
3
Celtic
Report Pictures Alex Brash Testimonial
NOV                
4th
Premier Division Celtic
1
2
Motherwell
Report Pictures Celtic sign Murdo MacLeod from Dumbarton for £100k
8th
League Cup Montrose
1
1
Celtic
Report Pictures  
11th
Premier Division Rangers
1
1
Celtic
Report Pictures  
15th
League Cup Celtic
3
1
Montrose
Report Pictures  
18th
Premier Division Hibernian
2
2
Celtic
Report Pictures  
25th
Premier Division Celtic
1
0
Partick Thistle
Report Pictures  
DEC                
9th
Premier Division Celtic
0
0
Aberdeen
Report Pictures  
13th
League Cup Celtic
2
3
(a.e.t.)
Rangers
Report Pictures Ended a run of 155 successive League Cup games without being eliminated from the competition.
16th
Premier Division Celtic
1
1
Dundee United
Report Pictures  
23rd
Premier Division Morton
1
0
Celtic
Report Pictures  
30th
Premier Division
Celtic
P
P
Hearts