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Jock Stein
CBE
Celtic manager Jock Stein in 1971.jpg
Stein in 1971
Personal information
Full name John Stein
Date o birth 5 October 1922(1922-10-05)
Place o birth Burnbank, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Date o daith 10 September 1985(1985-09-10) (agit 62)
Place o daith Cardiff, Wales
Playin position Centre half
Youth career
1940–1942 Blantyre Victoria
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1942–1950 Albion Rovers[1] 94 (4)
1950–1951 Llanelli Town[1] 44 (5)
1951–1957 Celtic[1] 106 (2)
Total 244 (11)
Naitional team
1954 Scottish League XI[2] 1 (0)
Teams managed
1960–1964 Dunfermline Athletic
1964–1965 Hibernian
1965 Scotland
1965–1978 Celtic
1978 Leeds United
1978–1985 Scotland
* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anerlie.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jock Stein wis a Scots fitbaa player and manager wha is maist famous fur managin Celtic tae the European Cup win o 1967. As player Jock wis a centre-hauf playin fur his local team Blantyre Vics afore moving tae Coatbrig side Albion Rovers. He moved tae play wi Llaneli in Wales afore signing fur Celtic. He stairtit his career managing wi Celtic Reserve aifter his career as a player cut cut shoart bi injury. He went oan tae manage Dunfermline an Hibernian afore moving back tae Celtic in 1965. In his first season at Celtic he lead tham tae win the Scottish Cup oer his auld team Dunfermline. In 1966 the League was tae foallie in whit becam the first o the famour nine in a row. Aifter leaving Celtic in 1978 he went oan tae manage the Scottish fitba team and took them tae the 1982 Warld Cup in Spain. In 1985 aifter watching his team secure a place for Mexico 1986 Warld Cup Jock dee'd o ae hert attack in Ninian Park in Cairdiff, Wales. He is fondly rememberit bi a Scots fowks.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 MacPherson 2007, p. 326
  2. "Jock Stein". Londonhearts.com (London Hearts Supporters' Club). Retrieved 17 December 2011.