Jimmy Johnstone two years on


It’s incredible to think that it’s now two years since Jimmy’s death.

The sad news reached me in a phone call whilst out in Dubai for a week and although almost inevitable it was tragic and chilling.

Another of our Lions was gone, the most charasmatic of them all and a player that I was lucky enough to see towards the end of his Celtic career with the magic still in his boots.

That side of 72/73/74 was pretty special with Dixie banging in the goals, Danny McGrain and Kenny Dalglish emerging post-Lisbon, Jinky on form, led by Billy McNeil, goals from Bobby Lennox and Harry Hood with Stevie Murray a great signing.

Athletico Madrid killed a dream with brutality in the 1974 European Cup semi-final and we’ve never really got close to that standard again.

Anyways, enjoy some music and images of Jimmy on this VIDEO

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