Alan Thompson

Celtic hero Alan Thompson was born in Newcastle on 22 December 1973 (age 47). 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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BBC Sportsound · Feb 24

Sportsound Podcast: 24 Feb 21

The Celtic Star · Feb 22

Photo Of The Day: Alan Thompson Gives Celtic The Lead In Munich (2003)

Video: Three Of The Best, Henrik Larsson Scores A Breathtaking Hat-trick

Photo Of The Day: Alan Thompson’s Low Free Kick Earns Celtic Victory Over Shaktar Donetsk (2004)

The Celtic Star · Jan 23

Video: Larsson At The Double Breaking Hearts

The Celtic Star · Dec 22, 2020

Happy Birthday Alan Thompson

Read Celtic · Dec 7, 2020

Celtic fans react as Alan Thompson calls for a change

Celtic Quick News · Dec 7, 2020

‘Buffoons’: Thommo Blasts Fans

The Boot Room · Dec 7, 2020

Alan Thompson issues six-word Twitter verdict calling for Neil Lennon’s head at Celtic

67HailHail · Dec 7, 2020

Alan Thompson says he hasn’t spoken to Lennon in years; wants freshness at Celtic

Celtic Now And Forever · Dec 6, 2020

Former Celtic Icon Has Twitter Meltdown: Fans React To “Buffoons” Attack

VideoCelts · Dec 6, 2020

I’m not defending anyone- Alan Thompson calls for change

Celts Are Here · Dec 6, 2020

Former Neil Lennon Disciple Jumps Ship After St Johnstone Draw

Celtic Quick News · Nov 24, 2020

Greatest Achievement of a Decade: Thommo Spells It Out

67HailHail · Nov 24, 2020

Alan Thompson still expecting Rangers wobble as Celtic woes go on

Celtic Fanzine TV · Nov 3, 2020

Celtic Soul Podcast Episode 38 Steve Walford

Celtic Soul · Nov 3, 2020

Celtic Soul Podcast Episode 38 Steve Walford

The Celtic Star · Oct 26, 2020

Celtic legend’s brutal social media putdown to ex-Rangers rival

Evening Times · Oct 19, 2020

Alan Thompson ‘blames Peter Lawwell’ for Rangers loss and cops flak over Neil Lennon backing

Celts Are Here · Oct 19, 2020

Former Celtic Hero Calls Out Peter Lawwell

Daily Record · Oct 17, 2020

Alan Thompson cops Celtic Twitter flak over Neil Lennon defence

67HailHail · Oct 17, 2020

‘I blame Peter Lawwell’; Former Celtic star Alan Thompson leaps to defence of Neil Lennon

VideoCelts · Oct 17, 2020

‘I blame Peter Lawwell’ Alan Thompson sets Twitter alight

The Celtic Star · Sep 30, 2020

Video: 19 Years Since Petrov & A Beauty From Alan Thompson Sinks Rangers At Ibrox

The Celtic Star · Sep 20, 2020

Ex-Celt hero hits out at ‘Mr Lawwell’ after medal comments

VideoCelts · Sep 6, 2020

‘Forever In Green Jeans’ Watch Alan Thompson go all Neil Diamond

Celtic Fanzine TV · Sep 5, 2020

Celtic Soul Podcast

The Celtic Bhoys · Aug 25, 2020

Davie Provan rubbishes ex-Celtic star’s Neil Lennon claim

Celts Are Here · Aug 23, 2020

Davie Provan Calls Out Alan Thompson Over Neil Lennon Comment

Glasgow Live · Aug 16, 2020

Celtic legend takes Rangers dig as Steven Gerrard’s side draw with Livingston

Celts Are Here · Aug 15, 2020

‘We Buzzed Off It’ – Former Celtic Hero Describes Glasgow Derby Abuse

The Celtic Star · Jul 9, 2020

Thompson opens up on Lennon fallout and Celtic exit

HITC · Jul 9, 2020

Former team-mate claims Celtic man can emulate two all-time Parkhead greats within a year

The Sun · Jul 9, 2020

Ex-Premier League ace Alan Thompson back talking to Neil Lennon after angry Celtic exit over alleged off-field lifestyle

VideoCelts · Jul 9, 2020

Alan Thompson backs up Chris Sutton’s Dunfermline claim

The Celtic Star · Jul 8, 2020

Alan Thompson Opens Up On Celtic Exit & Reveals That He’d “Love” To Return As Coach

The Celtic Star · Jul 8, 2020

Alan Thompson reveals that all Celtic players agreed with Sutton’s lying down accusation against Dunfermline

Glasgow Live · Jul 8, 2020

Alan Thompson on Brendan Rodgers’ trait which sparked Neil Lennon style shift

Celts Are Here · Jul 8, 2020

Former Celtic Hero speaks out on ‘devastating’ Parkhead exit

Daily Record · Jul 8, 2020

Alan Thompson opens up on Celtic exit heartbreak and makes Neil Lennon admission

BBC · Jul 8, 2020

Celtic exit was ‘tough’, says former coach Alan Thompson

BBC Sportsound · Jul 8, 2020

Sportsound Podcast: 08 Jul 20

Celts Are Here · Jul 2, 2020

Henrik Larsson Makes Unsurprising Celtic Admission

Celtic Fanzine · Jun 2, 2020

Talking Celtic with John Fallon & Frank Noelkenbockhoff

Glasgow Live · May 30, 2020

Celtic hero Alan Thompson’s fantastic gesture in support of NHS

Celtic Fanzine · May 29, 2020

Talking Celtic with Alan Thompson & Joe Miller

Celtic Soul · May 29, 2020

Celtic Soul Podcast

Transfer Tavern · May 28, 2020

‘Buzzing’, ‘Not my favourite final’ – These Hoops fans react to footage of their former manager

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