Former Hibs boss and player Bertie Auld passes away

Last updated : 14 November 2021 By Steve Forbes

Some sad news breaking this evening, that former Hibs player and manager Bertie Auld has passed away at the age of 83.

Auld will forever be known mostly for his time at Celtic, but had two spells at Easter Road.

Bertie made his name lifting an incredible 15 trophies over two spells with the Glasgow club, including the European Cup in 1967.

He moved to Easter Road as a player in 1971 until 1973 when he retired.

He also played for Birmingham City, where he won the English League Cup in 62/63 and played in the Fairs Cup Final in 60/61.

Whilst a youth with Celtic, he also had a loan spell with Dumbarton.

Bertie started his managerial career with Partick Thistle, winning the Scottish 1st division in 75/76, before moving back to Easter Road in 1980 for two years.

He won the Scottish 1st division again, this time with the Hibees in 1980/81 before moving on to Hamilton Accies, a second spell with Partick Thistle and then a return to Dumbarton in the dugout in 1988.

Bertie was also capped 3 times for Scotland and was inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame in 2009.

Hibernian-Mad wishes to pass on our condolonces to Bertie's family at this sad time.

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