Amido Balde

Read all the news about Amido Balde. Amido Balde was born in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau on 16 May 1991 (age 27). Follow @AmidoBalde89 on Twitter.

On 13 June 2013, Baldé signed a four-year contract with Scottish Premier League champions Celtic. On arrival, he stated that his new team were “one of the best clubs in Europe and they are going to play in the Champions League.” He made his official debut on 23 July, replacing James Forrest for the last 15 minutes of the second leg Champions League qualifier tie against Cliftonville.

Baldé scored his first competitive goal on 28 September 2013, coming in as a late substitute and netting the last goal in a 5–2 win at Kilmarnock. On 27 October, at Partick Thistle, he took to the pitch in the 67th minute and scored the 2–1 winner eight minutes later. However, he failed to establish himself as a regular in the team, and although he made 20 league appearances over the season, most were as a substitute. His only other goal came in a 4–0 league win over Kilmarnock, on 29 January 2014.

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History Bhoys Abroad – 51 – Celtic v Valencia 2001/2

We arrive at episode 51 of the History Bhoys Abroad and we rewind ourselves back to 2001 and the ties against Valencia CF.

HITC · Feb 5

£1.5m flop joins his seventh club since leaving Celtic in 2015

Amido Balde was a £1.5m flop at Scottish Premiership champions Celtic and his globe-trotting career is showing no signs of slowing...

HITC · Feb 5
Evening Times · Jan 2

The new Moussa Dembele? Or another Amido Balde? No guarantees for Brendan Rodgers in Celtic striker search

THE players Celtic have been linked with since Brendan Rodgers revealed he wanted to bring in two new strikers during the January transfer window have created much excitement among fans of the Parkhead club...

Evening Times · Jan 2

The new Moussa Dembele? Or another Amido Balde? No guarantees for Brendan Rodgers in Celtic striker search

THE players Celtic have been linked with since Brendan Rodgers revealed he wanted to bring in two new strikers during the January transfer window have created much excitement among fans of the Parkhead club...

Daily Record · Nov 3, 2018

I hit Celtic hero Bobo Balde so hard but he didn’t move – Chris Sutton recalls how he saved Stiliyan Petrov

The legendary Hoops star talks to Keith Jackson about his Chelsea mistake and the winning mentality forged under Martin O’Neill...

Daily Record · Nov 3, 2018
The Celtic Star · Jun 11, 2018

Jackie McNamama on Bobo, Barca and Celtic’s half time fight night

JACKIE McNAMARA tells the story of the night Big Bobo Balde got away with a red card against Barcelona and instead the Celtic captain on the night had to go back into the dressing room at half time and tell the unfortunate Rap Douglas that he had been sent off instead...

The Celtic Star · Jun 11, 2018
Daily Record · Mar 12, 2018

Former Celtic captain Jackie McNamara reveals how Bobo Balde Barca bust-up led to red card for peacemaker Rab Douglas

McNamara tells Simon Ferry how he’d noticed Balde had a burst lip and immediately feared repercussions in the tunnel...

Daily Record · Mar 12, 2018
Read Celtic · Mar 1, 2018

Celtic star picks the one club legend he wishes he could have played with

In an interview with Celtic’s sponsors Dafabet, left-back Kieran Tierney declared former Celtic centre-back Bobo Balde as his ideal teammate...

Read Celtic · Mar 1, 2018
Daily Record · Feb 13, 2018

Former Celtic striker Scott McDonald reveals what Bobo Balde told him as he admits ‘I’m nasty and naughty’

In a special Record Celtic podcast looking back across his career McDonald reflects on everything from his infamous Helicopter Sunday goal to the day he battered Balde...

Daily Record · Feb 13, 2018
Celtic Quick News · Jan 26, 2018

Big Bobo Left His Mark on Young KT

KEIRAN TIERNEY has made a revelation which will surprise many Celtic fans – Henrik Larsson was NOT his favourite player!

Celtic Quick News · Jan 26, 2018
Celts Are Here · Jan 13, 2018

Conor McGregor, Bobo Balde Winston From Still Game and Darts – Kieran Tierney Q&A

CELTIC put Kieran Tierney up for a Twitter Q&A today and he got a surprise question from Paul Riley aka Winston from Still Game...

Celts Are Here · Jan 13, 2018
VideoCelts · Jun 4, 2017

Could Celtic pull off the strangest transfer triangle?

Brendan Rodgers plans to be sparing in his spending and would rather invest a lot in quality than take four of five punts- as Celtic did in 2013 when van Dijk arrived alongside Teemu Pukki, Amido Balde, Nir Bitton and Derk Boerrigter...

VideoCelts · Jun 4, 2017
Talking Baws · Apr 1, 2017

Celtic Fan Meets Amido Balde in Glasgow Claims He’s There For Title Party

A Celtic fan met Amido Balde in Glasgow today – and then jokingly claimed that the former Hoops striker told him he was there to celebrate his old team potentially winning the Scottish Premiership...

Talking Baws · Apr 1, 2017
VideoCelts · Mar 28, 2017

Former Celtic striker’s career could be over at 25

After four days in hospital Balde, who joined Tondela on loan in January, will undergo further checks with his career put on hold...

VideoCelts · Mar 28, 2017
The Scotsman · Mar 28, 2017

Ex-Celtic striker could be forced to retire after blood clot

Ex-Celtic striker Amido Balde could be forced to quit football after being diagnosed with a blood clot between his heart and his lungs...

The Scotsman · Mar 28, 2017
VideoCelts · Nov 14, 2018

Sutton trolls loser Souness

Martin O’Neill’s side wasn’t short of big characters, Neil Lennon, Alan Thompson, Bobo Balde and Chris Sutton never struggled for motivation...

VideoCelts · Nov 14, 2018
Celtic Quick News · Sep 30, 2017

When Lenny Met Brendan – And Amido Balde Was The Star Of The Show!

NEIL LENNON 1, BRENDAN RODGERS 0. That’s the scoreline from the managers’ only dug-out clash in the past...

Celtic Quick News · Sep 30, 2017
BALLS.ie · May 8, 2018

Ex-Celtic Player Details The Time Bobo Balde ‘Went Berserk’ After A Match

Former Celtic player Stpehen McManus disclosed the time that Bobo Balde completely lost the rag in the dressing room after a game against Hearts...

BALLS.ie · May 8, 2018
Talking Baws · Apr 28, 2018

Video: John Carew Says ‘Nightmare’ Bobo Balde Was His Toughest-Ever Opponent

Ex-Aston Villa striker John Carew has insisted former Celtic centre-back Bobo Balde was the toughest defender he ever faced in his entire career...

Talking Baws · Apr 28, 2018
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