Photo Of The Day: David Turnbull Scores Superb Free Kick Versus Hibs

The covid season was one to forget for all Celtic fans, for obvious reasons. So, I’ll spare you the details of that awful period of football behind closed doors. Nevertheless, today’s photo of the day revisits one fleeting moment of joy in the campaign when David Turnbull found the net with a beautiful free kick against Hibernian. The goal salvaged a point for the Hoops.

Turnbull was on fire that year and continued to be a regularly selected player in the first five months of Ange Postecoglou’s reign. However, since being injured in the League Cup Final, also against Hibs, he has never recovered a regular starting spot. That is largely due to Reo Hatate and Matt O’Riley being signed in the interim, before Aaron Mooy joined the club to add even more competition in the centre of the park.

Let’s hope a much more full Celtic Park sees strikes like this against Hibs once more, on Saturday.

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Hailing from an Irish background, I grew up on the English south coast with the good fortune to begin watching Celtic during the Martin O'Neill era. I have written four Celtic books since the age of 19: Our Stories & Our Songs: The Celtic Support, Take Me To Your Paradise: A History Of Celtic-Related Incidents & Events, Walfrid & The Bould Bhoys: Celtic's Founding Fathers, First Season & Early Stars, and The Holy Grounds of Glasgow Celtic: A Guide To Celtic Landmarks & Sites Of Interest. These were previously sold in Waterstones and official Celtic FC stores, and are now available on Amazon.

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