Ian Young (footballer)

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Ian Young
Personal information
Date of birth (1943-05-21)21 May 1943
Place of birth Neilston, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Playing position Centre half/ Right back
Youth career
Neilston Waverley
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1968 Celtic 101 (2)
1968–1970 St Mirren 24 (0)
Total 108 (2)
National team
1965 Scotland U23 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ian Young (born 21 May 1943) was a Scottish football player who played for Celtic and St Mirren. He signed for Celtic from Neilston Waverly in June 1961.

Young played 164 games for Celtic in major competitions, scoring 3 times,[1] and won the Scottish Cup in 1965 and the Scottish League Championship in 1965/66.[2] Among these 164 appearances were 19 in European competition including both legs of the European Cup Winners Cup semi-final against MTK Budapest in 1964 and both legs of the European Cup Winners Cup semi-final against Liverpool in 1966.

Young signed for St Mirren in the summer of 1968, where he played for a further two years.[2]

Young was capped once at Under 23 level for Scotland, playing at Pittordrie in a 0-0 draw against England in February 1965.[3][4]




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