Video: Johnny Doyle Scores The Winning Goal Against Morton

On this day in 1980, lifelong Celtic fan Johnny Doyle scored a wonderful winning goal against Morton at Cappielow.

The ball was squared to the midfielder at the edge of the box and as it bounced up, Doyle struck it on the volley, directing the ball perfectly into the far corner.

Playing for Celtic meant everything to Doyle and he was famed for showing his passion, sometimes too much, on the park. However, on this occasion he stood still and nonchalantly raised his right arm and walked over to enjoy the congratulations of his teammates.

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Hailing from an Irish background, I grew up in Bournemouth with the good fortune to begin watching Celtic during the Martin O'Neill era. Still living on the south coast, I have a season ticket at Paradise and also travel to European away matches when possible. 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/are sold in Waterstones and official Celtic FC stores, and are available on Amazon.

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