Celtic Park – New Year’s Day, 1954 (film)

1954  The Jungle and tricolour

Great footage of Celtic Park including The Jungle in all its glory in 1954 as Celtic’s Double-winning team of that season beat Rangers in Paradise.

This is part of a great series of clips relating to Celtic from bygone years released by British Movietone.  There are some real delights in this short film – excellent shots of the crowd and the old ground; Jock Stein as Celtic Captain;  Charlie Tully in full flow and Neilly Mochan scoring yet again in his debut season in the Hoops when he emerged as top scorer with 25 goals.  Enjoy!

The clip of Celtic’s victory can be viewed here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnnAbrfmEZI

Part of a great series of Celtic-related clips which can be viewed on YouTube here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHq777_waKMJw6SZdABmyaA/search?query=celtic

Thanks to @Fitzpas on Twitter for spotting and sharing these gems.

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