Harry Hood (footballer)

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Harry Hood
Personal information
Full name Henry Anthony Hood
Date of birth (1944-10-03) 3 October 1944 (age 69)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962–1964 Clyde 63 (40)
1964–1966 Sunderland 31 (9)
1966–1969 Clyde 87 (30)
1969–1976 Celtic 189 (74)
1976 San Antonio Thunder 20 (10)
1976–1977 Motherwell 15 (0)
1977–1978 Queen of the South 32 (4)
Total 437 (167)
National team
1967 Scotland XI1 4 (1)
1970 Scottish League XI2 1 (0)
1968 Scotland U233 1 (1)
Teams managed
1981 Albion Rovers
1981–1982 Queen of the South
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Henry Anthony "Harry" Hood (born 3 October 1944) is a Scottish former football player and manager.

Football career


Hood played for Celtic, for whom he scored the winning goal in the final of the 1971 Scottish Cup, a 2-1 replay win over Rangers. He also scored the first goal in the 1974 Scottish Cup Final in a 3-0 victory over Dundee Utd. With Celtic, Hood won 5 Scottish League Championships, 3 Scottish Cups and 2 Scottish League Cups. He scored 123 goals in all competitions. His presence onto the field at Parkhead was often greeted with a 'Hare Krishna' chant.citation needed He holds the distinction as being the last Celtic player ever to score a hat-trick against Celtic's city rivals Rangers.

Queen of the South

Hood ended his playing career with Dumfries club, Queen of the South in season 1977-78. Hood played at Palmerston in the era of Allan Ball, Iain McChesney, Nobby Clark, Crawford Boyd and Jocky Dempster. Hood returned to manage Queens in the summer of 1981 just after the club had been promoted to the middle of Scotland's then three divisions.4

Later years

Hood retired and is now the owner of Scottish company Lisini Pub Co, which owns and runs several pubs and restaurants in the Greater Glasgow Area.5


  1. ^ Stephen Bell; Andre Zlotkowski (6 June 2008). "Scotland XI Tour of Asia and Oceania 1967". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Harry Hood". Londonhearts.com (London Hearts Supporters' Club). Retrieved 11 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Hood, Harry (U23)". fitbastats.com. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  4. ^ Club History
  5. ^ SPL faces £1.7m claim over 'foreign broadcast' dispute - BBC News, 25 March 2013

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