Toronto director Johnston to be inducted into Scottish Hall of Fame

Toronto FC managing director Mo Johnston will be inducted into the Scottish Football Association’s Hall of Fame.

Toronto FC managing director Mo Johnston will be inducted into the Scottish Football Association’s Hall of Fame.

The former Celtic and Rangers star will be inducted in a ceremony next month and will join other Scottish Premier League greats such as Henrik Larsson, Denis Law, Jimmy Johnstone, John Greig and Brian Laudrup at the Scottish Football Museum.

An insider said: "Johnston was one of many football legends nominated for inclusion by fans across Scotland.

"A panel of experts from football and the media considered the nominations and then made the decision.

"The inductees are players, managers and officials who have reached the pinnacle of the profession and have made a significant contribution towards Scottish football through their skill, spirit and determination.

Johnston begun his career with Partick Thistle in 1981 before moving onto Watford before joining Celtic in 1984.

Following his time there, he joined French club Nantes before agreeing to return to Celtic but after signing with them, he went back on his decision and instead joined rivals Rangers.

From there he enjoyed stints with Everton, Hearts, Falkirk before moving to the USA where he made close to 150 appearances with the Kansas City Wizards.

He has managed MLS club New York Red Bulls and has been involved at Toronto FC since 2007.

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