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Celtic: Fans discuss former Hoops player Alfie Conn

Celtic: Fans discuss former Hoops player Alfie Conn - Celtic

A lot of Celtic fans were discussing Alfie Conn after a fan posted about the former Hoops player on Twitter.

When he first arrived from Tottenham Hotspur in 1977, the player caused some of controversy as he had previously spent six years at Old Firm rivals Rangers from 1968 to 1974, via thecelticwiki. Despite that, the midfielder had a successful spell at the Hoops, playing 49 times across all competitions from 1977 to 1980 and managing to score eight goals.

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Unfortunately, his time at Celtic was hampered by a season-ending injury against Dundee United on the opening day of 1977/78 but he left the club having won silverware in the form of two league titles and a Scottish Cup. [via thecelticwiki]

The Twitter post elicited mixed reactions from numerous Celtic fans about the player, with some recalling him fondly while others weren’t won over due to his Rangers past. Here is a flavour of the reaction from some Hoops supporters:

Celtic fans, how good a player was Conn for the club? Comment below with your views!


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