Vincent Ryan (footballer)
|Full name||Vincent Ryan|
|Date of birth||25 October 1935|
|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Vincent Ryan (born Dublin, Ireland 25 October 1935), also known as Vinnie Ryan, was an Irish footballer. Son of a founder member of Home Farm (Hamilton Ryan), Ryan played as forward for Home Farm, Celtic and St Mirren. Ryan married Sylvia Cerasi in 1975 and had two sons Conor and Robert Ryan.
As a schoolboy Ryan played football for Home Farm. He was spotted by Billy Behan. Matt Busby  called at his home to sign the young Ryan but negotiations failed and Ryan went on to sign for Celtic F.C. a year later for a fee of one thousand pounds. Busby went on to sign Ryan's team mate, the legendary Liam (Billy) Whelan.
- List of Celtic players
- Billy Whelan
Two Celtic 'Pros' from The Vincentian Era - (links to Celtic News)