All eyes are firmly fixtured on Wembley Stadium as England take on Germany in the last 16 of Euro 2020. However, in more important news, it is almost 12 years since Celtic played at the same famous ground. Indeed, it was 26 July 2009, when the Hoops faced Tottenham Hotspur in the Wembley Cup.
A 2-0 victory over the English club ensured that Darren O’Dea was able to lift the trophy and bring it home to Paradise – the only positive in what was to become a dreadful 2009/10 season!
Goals on the afternoon came from Killen and Samaras, whilst Paddy McCourt ran the game from the centre of midfield and almost scored one of the finest goals in Wembley history…
Tony Mowbray’s Celtic side had thrashed Egyptian giants Al Ahly earlier that weekend, whilst Barcelona also beat the Egyptians but were held to a draw by Spurs. Therefore, the Bhoys topped a star studded group to claim the prize.
Thousands of Celtic fans made the trip to London and, as ever, it was them who were the real highlight of the tournament. They were in fantastic voice throughout.