Bertie Auld: The quick-witted Lisbon Lion who helped Celtic conquer Europe

Billy McNeill Tributes – Celtic Park
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The only thing sharper than Bertie Auld’s tackling was his wit.

The former Celtic midfielder – who has died aged 83 – was the man who provided the steel to Jock Stein’s band of swashbuckling Scots as the Lisbon Lions conquered Europe.

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