Alan Thompson

Celtic hero Alan Thompson was born in Newcastle on 22 December 1973 (age 48). Follow @Alantommo8 on Twitter.

From Wikipedia: Alan Thompson is a retired footballer. He made 550 appearances for six different clubs. He played as a midfielder and was capped by England, against Sweden in 2004.

Thompson moved to Celtic in 2000 for £2.75 million during manager Martin O’Neill’s first season at the club. He was an integral part of the Celtic team that reached the 2003 UEFA Cup Final where Celtic lost 3–2 in extra time to José Mourinho’s F.C. Porto.

Thompson scored the only goal in the 2005 Scottish Cup Final for Celtic against Dundee United to give the outgoing O’Neill his seventh trophy whilst in charge of the club. He also scored the winning goal against Rangers in two separate Old Firm derby matches and seven against Rangers in all. He had mixed fortunes in Old Firm games, however, being sent off three times – all at Ibrox Stadium. Thompson scored a spectacular goal in the dying minutes as Celtic beat Rangers in the first Old Firm match of the 2004–05 season, in turn securing Celtic’s seventh consecutive win over their Glasgow rivals. Thompson scored several important goals in European competition for Celtic as well; including the opening goal in Celtic’s 2–0 win over Liverpool at Anfield in March 2003 during Celtic’s run to the UEFA Cup Final, and he scored against Barcelona at Parkhead in a 1–0 win a year later to help Celtic reach the quarter-finals of the same tournament.

Under Celtic manager Gordon Strachan, Thompson found first team opportunities limited, and he left Celtic for Leeds in January 2007.

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My Celtic Story with Alan Thompson

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My Celtic Story with Alan Thompson

My Celtic Story with Alan Thompson

Alan Thompson with A Celtic State of Mind // Exclusive Interview // A Geordie Bhoy
A State of Mind · Jan 30

Alan Thompson with A Celtic State of Mind // Exclusive Interview // A Geordie Bhoy

ALAN THOMPSON interview // The ACSOM Retrospective // A Celtic State of Mind
A State of Mind · Jan 30

ALAN THOMPSON interview // The ACSOM Retrospective // A Celtic State of Mind

Alan Thompson wishing A Celtic State of Mind well for Charity Weekender #shorts

Alan Thompson wishing A Celtic State of Mind well for Charity Weekender #shorts

Alan Thompson ~A Geordie Bhoy

Alan Thompson ~A Geordie Bhoy

Celtic Soul Podcast Episode 38 Steve Walford
Celtic Fanzine TV · Nov 3, 2020

Celtic Soul Podcast Episode 38 Steve Walford

Celtic Soul Podcast
Celtic Fanzine TV · Sep 5, 2020

Celtic Soul Podcast

Celtic AM Part 1
Celtic Fanzine TV · Dec 7, 2019

Celtic AM Part 1

Si Ferry Meets Alan Thompson
Open Goal · May 28, 2018

Si Ferry Meets Alan Thompson

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Alan Thompson with A Celtic State of Mind // Exclusive Interview // A Geordie Bhoy

Alan Thompson with A Celtic State of Mind // Exclusive Interview // A Geordie Bhoy

Alan Thompson Join’s Celtic : The Unrestricted View

Alan Thompson Join’s Celtic : The Unrestricted View

Wizard of OZ Tannadice Performance joined by Author Jamie Boyle.

Wizard of OZ Tannadice Performance joined by Author Jamie Boyle.

‘A GEORDIE BHOY’ By Jamie Boyle joined by William Glavin.

‘A GEORDIE BHOY’ By Jamie Boyle joined by William Glavin.

The Game Ep4 – Boavista Away 2003
Celtic Underground · Apr 22, 2021

The Game Ep4 – Boavista Away 2003

Alan Thompson | Celtic, modern football and the future...
Football CFB Podcast · Mar 5, 2021

Alan Thompson | Celtic, modern football and the future...

Sportsound Podcast: 24 Feb 21
BBC Sportsound · Feb 24, 2021

Sportsound Podcast: 24 Feb 21

Celtic Soul Podcast Episode 38 Steve Walford
Celtic Soul · Nov 3, 2020

Celtic Soul Podcast Episode 38 Steve Walford

Sportsound Podcast: 08 Jul 20
BBC Sportsound · Jul 8, 2020

Sportsound Podcast: 08 Jul 20

Celtic Soul Podcast
Celtic Soul · May 29, 2020

Celtic Soul Podcast

Sportsound Podcast : 26 Nov 19. Reaction to Hibs win at St Mirren.
BBC Sportsound · Nov 26, 2019

Sportsound Podcast : 26 Nov 19. Reaction to Hibs win at St Mirren.

Si Ferry Meets… Alan Thompson
Open Goal · May 28, 2018

Si Ferry Meets… Alan Thompson

TMT Episode 64 – TMT With...Alan Thompson
20 Minute Tims · Feb 16, 2017

TMT Episode 64 – TMT With...Alan Thompson