1919-09-27: Celtic 3-1 Clyde, League

Match Pictures | Matches: 19191920 | Pictures: 1919-20 Pictures


  • Celtic went behind in 52 minutes to a Hugh Morris goal, but ten minutes later McInally grabs the first of three in 14 minutes to seal a victory. This latest McInally hat-trick is his fourth since his debut on August 16 and brings Tommy's goal tally to 15.
  • In the English League Division 1, West Bromwich Albion lead the table while in Division 2 Tottenham Hotspur are top.
  • The Glasgow Herald reports several football matches were called off due to the strike action by the National Union of Railwaymen which has brought about the complete cessation of rail transport in Great Britain. LINK
  • The Herald also carries an add for the Picture House in Sauchiehall Street which is showing a silent drama entitled "My Cousin" starring the great opera singer Enrico Caruso.




Scorer: McInally, (3)

Scorers: Morris

Referee: H. Dickie (Glasgow)
Attendance: 20,000


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The Glasgow Herald – Sep 29, 1919
A Celtic Rally
At Parkhead, Celtic were also a goal behind with only 17 minutes left to make up the deficit, fortunate at that to have the Clyde centre forward miss an open goal, and then stun a prostrate goalkeeper with a shot at close quarters. The home forwards were given many opportunities to forestall Morris as a goalscorer, but they either shot badly or squandered precious openings by intricate and unnecessary passing in front of goal. Faced with a defeat to which they had liberally contributed, the Celtic adopted more sensible tactics. Their forwards passed less and shot better but were no nearer to success than before, for Shingleton was equal to the many calls made upon him until a long fast drive from McInally put the teams level. Clyde had one more chance to regain the lead and did not take it. With Dodds badly crippled and McNair showing signs of nerves for about the first time in his career, the capture of Shaw’s goal was an easy matter, but it proved beyond the Shawfield forwards. They never again approached midfield, except to kick off from centre, as a result of McInally twice beating Shingleton. A penalty and a placed goal only faintly represented the tremendous pressure applied by the home forwards in the last ten minutes. The Celtic have a victory and a lesson that should prove of incalculable value in future engagements. They will not again underestimate the opposition and treat it so lightly.