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Celtic – Fast Facts

  • Celtic Football Club were formed at a meeting in St. Mary’s church hall in East Rose Street, Calton, Glasgow, by Irish Marist Brother Walfrid
  • Dundee’s first match at Celtic Park took place on November 4th 1893 which the home side won 3-1. Dundee’s first goal at Celtic Park was scored by Dave McInroy
  • Celtic won the Scottish League Championship in Dundee’s inaugural year for the second time and have won it 47 times in total
  • Dundee are the last side to have beaten Celtic and Rangers away in the same season in 2000/01. Dundee’s win at Celtic Park was a 2-0 victory thanks to a brace from Fabian Caballero
  • Dundee’s record defeat of 11-0 to Celtic on October 26th 1895 at Celtic Park owed much to the fact that The Dee played much of the game with 9 men
  • Celtic have won the domestic treble three times and already have the League Cup in the trophy cabinet this season.
  • Dundee denied Celtic the treble in 1973/74 when they won the League Cup 1-0 against The Bhoys on December 15th 1973
  • Dundee’s Michael Duffy is on loan from Celtic and the terms of the loan mean he won’t be available to face his parent club at Celtic Park this weekend
  • Celtic’s magazine The Celtic View is the oldest club magazine in football, first published in 1965 and has a weekly readership of 6000
  • Celtic opened the original Celtic Park in the Parkhead area in 1888 moved to the current site in 1892 when the rental charge was greatly increased

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