Scottish Cup win could help boost job security of either Lennon or Levein | Ewan Murray

24 May 2019 11:11
Celtic and Hearts meet in the final for the first time since 1956 and victory for either manager could help quieten the doubtersIt is a Scottish football quirk that two of its most high-profile clubs, Hearts and Celtic, will on Saturday be brought together in a Scottish Cup final for the first time since 1956. Back then, in simpler times and when the resource of the Glasgow clubs did not dwarf all around them, Hearts ran out 3-1 winners in front of 132,000 fans.The managers on that occasion, Tommy Walker (Hearts) and Jimmy McGrory (Celtic), are club legends. Having been similarly prolific scorers at domestic level, Walker was briefly coaxed to Chelsea with McGrory essentially a one-club man, save a war-affected spell managing Kilmarnock. The football lives of Walker and McGrory remain fascinating, 63 years on. Related: Neil Lennon has steadied the ship to keep Celtic on top – but what happens next? Lennon took aim at a 'new breed' of supporter who had become accustomed to domestic formality as delivered by Rodgers Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian