Posts Tagged Jimmy Johnstone

Why James Forrest must be celebrated in this age of the mercenary

If a week is a long time in football, then 15 years is a lifetime.  Over the past decade and a half in the Hoops, James Forrest has seen it all.  The highs of league championship successes and the unique achievement of winning a Quadruple Treble, and

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“It was brilliant, especially as a winger, being coached by Jimmy Johnstone and Davie Provan.” – David Elliot with A Celtic State of Mind

  “You’ve gone from the under 14s, 15s, 16s, then to the Celtic youth team at 17 and 18, we played in the youth league. By that time you’re coached by Davie Provan, Jimmy Johnstone and Bobby Murdoch! Bobby didn’t get involved in the games much but

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Martin Donaldson with Celtic’s 500 Club – Jimmy Johnstone: Greatest Ever Celt

In 2002, the title of Greatest Ever Celt was bestowed on one James Connelly Johnstone. It may have been over a quarter of a century since Jinky had last pulled on the famous hooped jersey in a competitive match for his beloved Celtic, however, the lasting legacy

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