Amido Balde

Read all the news about Amido Balde. Amido Balde was born in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau on 16 May 1991 (age 28). 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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Evening Times · May 23

The Bulletin: Rangers to seal move for Sporting Lisbon youngster | Celtic keen on Dutch playmaker

Rangers are set to complete the signing of Sporting Lisbon midfielder Umaro Balde, Fortuna Sittard’s Mark Diemers is a target for Celtic and Steve Clarke has appointed his Scotland assistant manager...

Evening Times · May 23
Herald Scotland · May 23

The Bulletin: Rangers to seal move for Sporting Lisbon youngster | Celtic keen on Dutch playmaker

Rangers are set to complete the signing of Sporting Lisbon midfielder Umaro Balde, Fortuna Sittard’s Mark Diemers is a target for Celtic and Steve Clarke has appointed his Scotland assistant manager...

Herald Scotland · May 23
Indy Celts · May 12

Former Celt Amido Balde slaughters Tavernier on Twitter

Amido Balde didn’t have the greatest of Celtic careers with a goal against Liverpool in Dublin being the highlight of his spell in Hoops, but wasn’t going to put up with any guff from Sevco right back Tavernier on twitter...

Indy Celts · May 12
Celts Are Here · Apr 19

Former £1.5m Celtic Flop Struggling at New Club

FORMER £1.5m Celtic striker Amido Balde is having a very tough time at his new club with fans calling for his head.

Celts Are Here · Apr 19
Daily Record · Apr 19

Celtic flop Amido Balde slaughtered but boss tells irate fans he’s ‘trying his best’

The striker has lived a nomadic existence since leaving Parkhead and is now struggling to impress at Persebaya Surabaya in Indonesia...

Daily Record · Apr 19
The Celtic Star · Mar 11

On this day in 2004 – Celtic 1 Barcelona 0 (Thompson 59 mins)

CELTIC beat an in form Barcelona side 1-0 in the UEFA Cup at Celtic Park on this day in 2004.

The Celtic Star · Mar 11

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
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

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
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
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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