Celtic biggest wins of all time – Top 5 in league and Europe

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Celtic FC is a Scottish professional association football club based in Glasgow that has won many trophies and set many records in its history.


The club has won 52 Scottish League Championships, a record 40 Scottish Cups, 21 Scottish League Cups, and one European Cup. The Gers have recorded some of the biggest wins in Scottish football and against its biggest rival, Rangers. Here are some of the wins.


Celtic 11-0 Dundee United (1895)


On January 19, 1895, Celtic FC played against Dundee United in a Scottish League Division One match at their home ground, Celtic Park in Glasgow. Celtic won the match with a scoreline of 11-0, which remains their biggest-ever victory in the club’s history. Sandy McMahon scored six goals, while Willie Maley, Johny Campbell, Tom Maley, James Kelly, and Willie Groves also found the back of the net.


Celtic 9-0 Aberdeen (1965)


Celtic FC played against Aberdeen in a Scottish League Division One match at their home ground, Celtic Park in Glasgow, on February 9, 1965. Celtic won the match convincingly with a 9-0, with all nine goals coming from Celtic players.


The game saw Celtic dominate from start to finish, with Willie Wallace opening the scoring in the 6th minute, Stevie Chalmers, Bobby Lennox, Joe McBride, Bertie Auld, John Hughes, Jim Kennedy, Bobby Murdoch, and Charlie Gallagher also on the scoresheet to complete the 9-0 rout.


This victory remains one of the biggest victories in Celtics history and is often remembered as a remarkable performance. The match is particularly notable because different Celtic players scored all nine goals.

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Celtic 8-0 Kilmarnock (1967)


On October 28, 1967, Celtic played against Kilmarnock in the Scottish League Cup Final at Hampden Park in Glasgow. Celtic won the match with a record-breaking scoreline of 8-0.


Celtic’s performance was outstanding from start to finish, and they took the lead in the 11th minute through Bertie Auld. From then on, the goals flowed freely, with Stevie Chalmers scoring a hat trick and Bobby Lennox, Willie Wallace, and Jim Craig also getting on the scoresheet. Kilmarnock struggled to contain Celtic attacking prowess, and the match ended in victory for Celtic.


Celtic 8-1 Hamilton Academical (1938)


Celtic played against Hamilton Academical in a Scottish League Division One match at their home, Celtic Park in Glasgow. Celtic won the match with a scoreline of 8-1.


Celtic’s performance in the match was dominant, with the goals flowing throughout the game. Jimmy Delaney, a prolific scorer for Celtic, scored four goals in the game. Jimmy McGrory, Willie Buchan, Peter Scarff, and Johnny Crum scored one goal each to complete the 8-1 victory. The result was a testament to the quality of players in the team at the time and was a significant achievement for Celtic during the 1937-38 season.

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Celtic 7-0 Rangers (1957)


The match occurred on January 2nd, 1957, at Celtic Park in Glasgow. It was a Scottish League Division One match. Celtic’s victory over Rangers on that day was a remarkable one, not only because of the dominance that Celtic showed throughout the game.


The Celtic team was led by their captain, Bertie Peacock, who scored two of the seven goals, while the other goals came from Sean Fallon, Neil Mochan, Charlie Tully, Billy McPhail, and Sammy Wilson. The result helped Celtic to finish the 1956-57 season in second place, ahead of Rangers, who finished in third place.