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Tommy Burns
Birth: Dec. 16, 1956
Glasgow, Scotland
Death: May 15, 2008
Glasgow, Scotland

Scottish Football (Soccer) Star, Coach. A star midfielder for Celtic Football Club from 1975 to 1989, he appeared in 352 games scoring 52 goals. He led Celtic FC to six league titles, three Scottish Cups and represented Scotland as a member of the Scottish national team in eight international competitions between 1981 and 1988. In 1989 he moved to Kilmarnock becoming player-coach in 1992. He returned to Celtic in 1994 as a coach, where he managed the club until 1997. Following his coaching assignment for Celtic, he went on to manage Newcastle United and Reading. He was diagnosed with skin cancer in early 2006, eventually losing his life to the disease at the age of 51. An estimated 20,000 fans gathered to attend his funeral service at St. Mary's Church in Glasgow. (bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) 
 
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Linn Cemetery
Glasgow
Glasgow City, Scotland
 
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Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
Record added: May 20, 2008
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Tommy Burns
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
Tommy Burns
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Tommy Burns
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