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WILLIE Wallace is one of the great figures in Scottish football. He made his name during his time with Glasgow Celtic from 1966–71, when the team of which he was a crucial part won every honour available to it. That included reaching two finals of the European Cup and becoming the first and only Scottish winners of that title. That wonderful achievement made him a member of perhaps the most exclusive group of players in Scottish football history – the so-called “Lisbon Lions”, who defeated Internazionale, of Milan, 2–1 on 25 May, 1967.

Willie spent 21 years playing senior professional football – six of them with Celtic. He also played with Stenhousemuir, Raith Rovers, Heart of Midlothian and Dumbarton in Scotland, Crystal Palace in England and APIA Leichhardt in Australia. At each of them he enjoyed success as a player and, with his modest, down-to-earth personality and cheerful approach to life, became popular with other players and the fans alike.

This website aims to inform and entertain – inform you of many aspects of Willie’s career in football and entertain you with photographs and stories about his time at Celtic and his other clubs. You can also purchase Willie’s autobiography, Heart of a Lion. In it, Willie tells his own story in his own words. It also contains a tribute by football broadcaster Archie Macpherson and a foreword by singer and entertainer Rod Stewart. Just click on Heart of a Lion to find out more.

Willie Wallace was one of the finest players of an especially successful era in Scottish football. Now, thanks to this website and his new book, you can find out more about both. Enjoy them.