1996–97 Celtic F.C. season

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Celtic
1996–97 season
Chairman Fergus McCann
Manager Tommy Burns
Ground Celtic Park
Glasgow, Scotland
(Capacity: 60,355)
Scottish Premiership 2nd
Home colours
Away colours

The 1996-97 season was the 108th season of competitive football by Celtic.

Pre-season and friendlies[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss       Postponed

Competitions[edit]

Scottish Premier Division[edit]

League Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Rangers (C) 36 25 5 6 85 33 +52 80 1997–98 UEFA Champions League First qualifying round
2 Celtic 36 23 6 7 78 32 +46 75 1997–98 UEFA Cup First qualifying round
3 Dundee United 36 17 9 10 46 33 +13 60 1997–98 UEFA Cup First qualifying round
4 Heart of Midlothian 36 14 10 12 46 43 +3 52
5 Dunfermline Athletic 36 12 9 15 52 65 −13 45
6 Aberdeen 36 10 14 12 45 54 −9 44
7 Kilmarnock 36 11 6 19 41 61 −20 39 1997–98 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Qualifying round
8 Motherwell 36 9 11 16 44 55 −11 38
9 Hibernian 36 9 11 16 38 55 −17 38
10 Raith Rovers (R) 36 6 7 23 29 73 −44 25 Relegation to Scottish First Division

Source: Soccerbot
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results by Round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
Ground A H A H A H A H A A H H H A H A H A H H A A H A A H A H A A A A H A H H
Result D W W W W W L W D W W L D L W W W L W W W W W W L W W W L L D D W W D W
Position 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

Last updated: 22 July 2014.
Source: Competitive matches
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.


Matches[edit]

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Third Round[edit]

Fourth Round[edit]

Quarter Final[edit]

Semi Final[edit]

UEFA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1996–97 UEFA Cup

Qualifying Round[edit]

First Round[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Squad, Appearances and Goals[edit]

Goal Scorers[edit]

Disciplinary Record[edit]

Includes all competitive matches. Players listed below made at least one appearance for Celtic first squad during the season.

N P Nat. Name League Europe League Cup Scottish Cup Total Notes
Yellow card Second yellow card Red card Yellow card Second yellow card Red card Yellow card Second yellow card Red card Yellow card Second yellow card Red card Yellow card Second yellow card Red card
1 DF  ENG Alan Stubbs 3 3
2 MF  DEN Morten Weighorst
3 GK  SCO Gordon Marshall
4 DF  SCO Malky Mackay 1 1 1 1
5 DF  ENG Stuart Gray
5 DF  ENG Enrico Annoni 1 1
10 FW  SCO Phil O'Donnell
11 FW  SCO Simon Donnelly
15 DF  SCO John Hughes 1 1 1 2 1
20 DF  SCO Tom Boyd 1 1
21 FW  Netherlands Pierre Van Hooijdonk 1 1
23 MF  ITA Paolo Di Canio 1 1 2
25 FW  POR Jorge Cadete
28 MF  SCO Brian O'Neil
33 DF  SCO Tosh McKinlay 1 1
33 DF  SCO Peter Grant 1 1 1 1
42 DF  SCO Jackie McNamara 1 1
42 MF  SCO Paul McStay
42 MF  SCO Brian McLaughlin
42 FW  GER Andreas Thom 1 1

Last updated: 22 July 2014
Source: Competitive matches
Only competitive matches
Ordered by Red card, Second yellow card and Yellow card
Yellow card = Number of bookings; Second yellow card = Number of sending offs after a second yellow card; Red card = Number of sending offs by a direct red card.

Transfers[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving from
Type
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
7 FW  ITA Paulo Di Canio 28 EU AC Milan Italy Transfer Summer 1998 £1.5M Source
6 DF  ENG Alan Stubbs 24 EU Bolton Wanderers England Transfer Summer 1998 £3.5M Source
16 MF  SCO David Hannah 23 EU Dundee United Scotland Transfer Summer 1998 £0.35M Source
17 DF  ITA Enrico Annoni 30 EU Roma Italy Transfer Winter 1999 £0.30M Source
33 DF  Northern Ireland John Convery 16 EU Glenavon Northern Ireland Transfer Winter 1998 Free Source
12 DF  ENG Tommy Johnson 26 EU Aston Villa England Transfer Winter 1998 £2.3M Source

Total spending: Decrease £7.95Million

Players Out[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving to
Type
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Source
1 DF  SCO Mike Galloway 31 EU Retirement Summer Free Source
4 DF  ALB Rudi Vata 27 EU Apollon Limassol Greece Transfer Summer Free Source
11 MF  SCO John Collins 28 EU A.S. Monaco France Transfer Summer Bosman Source
2 DF  ENG Lee Martin 28 EU Bristol Rovers England Transfer Summer Free Source
DF  SCO John Hughes 32 EU Hibernian Scotland Transfer Mid-Season 250K Source
MF  IRE Declan Boye 22 EU Derry City Republic of Ireland Transfer Winter 20K Source
9 FW  Netherlands Pierre Van Hooijdonk 27 EU Nottingham Forest England Transfer Mid-Season 3.5M Source

Total income: Increase £3.72 Million

See also[edit]

References[edit]