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Tommy Burns - A life in pictures

Tommy Burns as a Celtic player

After signing from junior team Maryhill, Tommy Burns enjoyed a 14-year playing career with Celtic

Dave MacKinnon and Tommy Burns

Burns battles for possession with Rangers' Dave MacKinnon (right) during an Old Firm match in 1983

Tommy Burns as a Celtic player

Burns made more than 350 league appearances for Celtic, scoring 52 goals and winning six titles, three Scottish Cups and one League Cup

Tommy Burns as a Scotland player

Burns also won eight caps for Scotland, here seen in action against England's Neil Webb (left) during an Auld Enemy clash

Tommy Burns as a Kilmarnock player

After leaving Celtic, Burns joined Kilmarnock, where he would eventually become player/manager and lead the side into the SPL

Tommy Burns and Billy Stark

Burns became Celtic manager in 1994 with Billy Stark (right) as his assistant and the club won the Scottish Cup a few months later

Tommy Burns as Reading manager

Burns left Celtic in 1997 and briefly worked at Newcastle before, as pictured here, working as Reading manager between 1998 and 1999

Tommy Burns

Burns returned to Celtic as a coach in 2000 and moved into a youth development role after Martin O'Neill's arrival as manager

Berti Vogts and Tommy Burns

Burns joined the Scotland set-up as assistant to manager Berti Vogts (left) in 2002 while maintaining his role with Celtic

Walter Smith and Tommy Burns

Following Vogts' resignation, Burns remained part of the national team set-up with Walter Smith (left)

Tommy Burns and Gordon Strachan

Burns returned to working with the first-team after Gordon Strachan (right) became Celtic manager in 2006

Flowers, scarves and strips are left outside Celtic Park

Flowers, scarves and strips are left outside Celtic Park as supporters pay tribute to Tommy Burns



see also
Tributes to Celtic legend Burns
15 May 08 |  Glasgow, Lanarkshire and West
Rangers abandon bus parade plan
15 May 08 |  Rangers


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