Jock Stein

Scottish football player and manager (1922–1985)

John 'Jock' Stein (5 October 192210 September 1985) was a Scottish football manager best known for his time as manager of Celtic and for managing the Scotland national football team.

Stein in 1971


  • Celtic jerseys are not for second best, They don't shrink to fit inferior players.
  • I don't believe everything Bill tells me about his players. Had they been that good, they'd not only have won the European Cup but the Ryder Cup, the Boat Race and even the Grand National.
  • We did it by playing football. Pure, beautiful, inventive football.
    • Lisbon, 1967 (after winning the European Cup) [3]
  • Football is nothing without fans.
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