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He joined Celtic from St. Rochs in 1922, before going on loan to Clydebank for the 1923-24 season. Between 1922 and 1937, he scored 397 league goals for Celtic (as well as 13 while on loan at Clydebank). He was the Scottish league's top goalscorer in 1927, 1928 and 1936. Over the course of his career, he amassed 550 goals in first-class matches, including 410 goals in 408 league games, making him the most prolific scorer in British football history.
Incredibly for a man of his obvious talent, he only ever received 7 caps for Scotland.
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