Celtic 3
Dundee 1
League (Division One)


3 - 1


League (Division One)
Saturday, October 16th, 1971
Celtic Park
Attendance: 32,000
3:00 PM Kick-off

None. John Duncan 

Team Managers
Unknown. John Prentice

Starting Eleven
Unknown. Mike Hewitt .1
Bobby Wilson .2
Dave Johnston .3
Jim Steele .4
Iain Phillip .5
Doug Houston .6
John Duncan .7
Ron Selway .8
Gordon Wallace .9
Jocky Scott .10
Duncan Lambie .11

None. Alex Kinninmonth .12

None. Alex Kinninmonth for Jocky Scott

None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Match Report

Celtic began at a furious pace and for the first few minutes Dundee were pinned back into their own penalty area. Yet their defence looked solid and the classy lain Phillip played his way out of several awkward situations and built up a few Dundee attacks.

At that stage it was Macari who was causing Dundee most problems. From corner which Hewitt dropped the small striker rattled the ball against Houston and it was eventually cleared by Bobby Wilson.

At the other end Duncan had a chance from a Wallace header but he ballooned it over the bar. Earlier opportunities had fallen to Dundee but like Celtic they seemed to have lost their scoring touch.

For the homesters Jimmy Johnstone was operating on the left and starting to have an influence on the match. He was fouled twice by Steele who had earlier been the Dundee hero in a one to one situation with Harry Hood.

In the 33rd minute Celtic had a lucky escape when a Wallace header from a Scott cross struck Williams on the knee. This seemed to spring Celtic in to action and they scored immediately. A Connely header on to Johnstone saw the wee winger open up the visiting defence with a pass in front of Dalglish who smashed it past Hewitt.

The second half wasn't even 20 seconds old when Celtic got number two. Macari went up the

Match report written by David Quinn (Matchday Programme)

Squad Statistics (as at October 16th, 1971)

1971-72 All Time
Mike Hewitt (GK)27 15 - 20 -
Dave Johnston23 152576
Iain Phillip20 15 - 49 -
Ron Selway - 2 - 77 -
Jim Steele21 14 - 895
Bobby Wilson28 1512139
Doug Houston28 15126415
Duncan Lambie19 7282
John Duncan22 1346030
Jocky Scott23 15422280
Gordon Wallace28 14129450
Alex Kinninmonth (sub) - 11 - 15323

League Table (as at October 16th, 1971)

No league table has been added for this season.