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Matt Haran

October 19, 1957. Hampden. Celtic 7 Rangers 1.

Beattie; Donnelly, Fallon: Fernie, Evans, Peacock; Tully, Collins, McPhail, Wilson and Mochan.

On a glorious day in Autumn this teenager watched Celtic demolish Rangers in the League Cup final. Rangers had a debutant centre-half, John Valentine, recently signed from Queens Park. Billy McPhail ran him ragged and scored a hat-trick in the process. Poor John’s debut was also his swansong.

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