By | November 15, 2021
Bertie Auld Death

Bertie Auld Death – Bertie Auld, Lisbon Lion and Celtic legend has died on Sunday, November 14, 2021. Auld passed away at the age of 83. Bertie spent 12 years at Parkhead and was among those who lift the European Cup glory under Jock Stein playing a massive part in their heroic run. In addition to achieving European glory, Auld became an integral part of the side that won nine league titles in a dominant era for the Parkhead club. After the victory, Auld left Parkhead for Birmingham City.

In 1967, Auld played at the heart of the midfield as the Lisbon Lions made their place in Scottish football folklore. During his playing days, Auld earned three Scotland caps and also enjoyed a spell in management. Auld moved into coaching after his playing career at Easter Road. As a coach of the Jags, Bertie who was a native of Maryhill lifted the First Division championship in 1976.

Following his retirement from the game, Auld was a beloved figure around Celtic Park regularly appearing at games and club events. In 2009, Auld was inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame as his legendary career was recognized by the SFA. Bertie was known by fans for his storytelling, including a hilarious tale of an exchange with Rangers legend John Greig in the tunnel before derby day. The Funeral arrangement and obituary of Bertie Auld will be officially provided by his family.

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