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Celtic Football Quiz



Questions

  1. In which decade was Celtic Football Club formed? (It's formation was stated as being to alleviate poverty in Glasgow's East End parishes.)
  2. In 1937 Celtic played in front of a crowd numbering 146,433, which remains a record for a club match in Europe to this day. Who did Celtic play, in which competition and at which stadium?
  3. Who became manager in March 1965 and guided Celtic to its first victory in a Scottish Cup final in 11 years?
  4. Celtic was the first British club to win the European Cup Final. Can you name the year, the team they beat, and the city in which the final was played?
  5. Which Celtic captain was also the first British person to win the European Cup with a non-British team?
  6. Can you name the first ever Celtic manager never to have played for the club?
  7. Which player made a record 822 appearances for Celtic in all competitions?
  8. Who did Celtic sign for £100,000 in May 1983? This player made 204 appearances in all competitions and scored 126 goals over four seasons.
  9. In 1997, Wim Jansen became manager - ironically he was a member of which club side that defeated Celtic in the 1970 European Cup final in Milan?
  10. In 2000, a shock 3-1 defeat at Celtic Park in the Scottish Cup by which club led to the depature of John Barness as manager?



Answers:

  1. 1880s (1887)
  2. They beat Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup final at Hampden Park
  3. Jock Stein
  4. 1967. Celtic beat Inter Milan (2-1) in Lisbon
  5. Paul Lambert (with Borussia Dortmund in 1997, he joined Celtic just months later)
  6. Liam Brady (1991)
  7. Billy McNeill (1957–1975)
  8. Brian McClair
  9. Feyenoord
  10. Inverness Caledonian Thistle



Quiz II

  1. Celtic suffered a record European defeat in September 2016 against which club? And what was the score?
  2. In terms of matches, who is Celtic's shortest-serving manager?
  3. At the age of nearly 37, name the oldest player to make his Celic debut?
  4. In 1993, who replaced Liam Brady as manager?
  5. Celtic Park is the largest football stadium in Scotland, and the eighth-largest stadium in the UK - Celtic fans often call it by which two alternative names?
  6. Celtic's nicknames include The Hoops and The Celts - what is their other well known nickname?
  7. Kenny Dalglish won 102 caps for Scotland but how many of those caps did he win whilst playing for Celtic: (a) 27, (b) 37, or (c) 47?
  8. Celtic and Hibernian hold the record for the largest transfer fee between two Scottish clubs with which player?
  9. In 2001, which player won Europe’s Golden Boot Award?
  10. Which chocolatey term was used by the Scottish media to describe the Celtic reserve team of the late 1960s?

Answers:

  1. Barcelona. 0-7
  2. John Barnes (for 29 matches between June 1999 and February 2000)
  3. Dion Dublin (36 years, 296 days against Rangers, February 2006)
  4. Lou Macari
  5. Parkhead or Paradise
  6. The Bhoys
  7. (c) 47
  8. Scott Brown (in May 2007)
  9. Henrik Larsson
  10. The Quality Street Gang



Celtic Football Quiz III

  1. Celtic bought a player for £6 million in the summer of 2000 and then another player again for the same sum in the summer of 2001 - can you name both?
  2. Can you name the first Celtic player to score for Scotland at a European Championship? (Hint: It was in June 1992)?
  3. Name the first World Cup winner to play for Celtic?
  4. Celtic's biggest margin of victory in the Scottish Premiership came against which team in 2010?
  5. Who became captain of Celtic in the wake of Kenny Dalglish's departure to Liverpool?
  6. In 2003, Celtic reached the UEFA Cup final – their first European final in 33 years - which team beat them 3-2 in extra-time?
  7. Who scored two goals against Rangers in February 1981 as Celtic came from behind to win 3–1 and go top of the league?
  8. Who scored 129 goals for Celtic, made 515 appearances and was voted their best ever player by the club's fans in 2002? And what was this player nickname?
  9. Which former footballer has played two spells with St Mirren, West Ham United and Celtic?
  10. Which player has won the most international caps whilst playing for Celtic?
  11. Can you name the official weekly magazine of Celtic Football Club? It was launched in 1965 and is the oldest football club magazine in the UK.
  12. Since 2005, statues of a former founder, players and managers have been erected outside the Main Stand - can you name these, there's four?

Answers:

  1. Chris Sutton (2000) and JOhn Hartson (2001)
  2. Paul McStay



  3. Juninho
  4. Aberdeen (9-0)
  5. Danny Mcgrain
  6. FC Porto
  7. Charlie Nicholas
  8. Jimmy Johnstone. His nickname was Jinky
  9. Frank McAvennie
  10. Pat Bonner (80)
  11. The Celtic View
  12. Brother Walfrid, Jimmy Johnstone, Jock Stein and Billy McNeill