Craig Gordon

Read all the news about Craig Gordon of Celtic FC. Position: Goalkeeper. Craig Gordon was born in Edinburgh on 31 December 1982 (age 36).

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Gordon joined Celtic in the summer of 2014, becoming the first signing of Ronny Deila’s era. With an established reputation as one of the country’s top goalkeepers, Gordon spent seven years at Hearts before a big-money move to Sunderland in 2007, which at the time, made him the most expensive goalkeeper in British transfer history.

While he initially enhanced his reputation in the English Premier League, the last couple of years saw the goalkeeper missed out through injury. After a successful but lengthy rehabilitation process, Gordon was offered a contract at Paradise to initially provide competition to Fraser Forster and Lukasz Zaluska.

However, following Forster’s move to Southampton, Gordon would be rewarded with the position of first choice goalkeeper at the Scottish Champions. The shot-stopper’s consistency between the sticks for the Bhoys quickly earned him a well-deserved recall to the national side. And he collected his first cap in four years when Scotland faced England at Celtic Park in November 2014. Gordon’s successful first season at Celtic was rounded off by winning the Scottish Football Writers’ Player of the Year Award. Gordon confirmed that he would be wearing the number 1 jersey for next season.

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The Dugout · Aug 23

Forster ready to play for Celtic right away

Fraser Forster signed for Celtic, on a season loan, yesterday – and he is raring to go and get in the first team.

The Dugout · Aug 23
Herald Scotland · Aug 23

Does Fraser Forster’s return spell the end of Scott Bain or Craig Gordon at Celtic?

IT didn’t take long for Neil Lennon to be asked the question that was on the lips of every Celtic supporter in the wake of his side’s impressive 2-0 victory over Europa League play-off rivals AIK Stockholm at Parkhead last night...

Herald Scotland · Aug 23

Celtic keeper Scott Bain out for up to six weeks

Celtic keeper Scott Bain is expected to be out of action for up to six weeks, according to manager Neil Lennon, after dislocation his thumb during the Champions League defeat to Cluj last week.Craig Gordon was called up to replace Bain in the 2-1 win over Dunfermline for the Betfred Cup tie and the former Hearts and Sunderland keeper donned the goalie gloves for last night’s Europa League play-off first leg tie against AIK Stockholm – but was rarely called into action by the Swedish side.The 27-year-old...

Scotzine · Aug 23

BACK PAGE BULLETIN: LENNON EXPLAINS FORSTER DEAL, CELTIC PONDER £3m MOVE, EX-GER CAN GO, McINNES’ WILSON PLAN

NEIL LENNON welcomed back former keeper Fraser Forster following the completion of his season-long loan deal from Southampton last night.

Scotzine · Aug 23

Fraser Forster returns to Celtic on a season-long loan deal

Celtic have announced the signing of goalkeeper Fraser Forster from Southampton on a season long loan deal.The England international returns to Celtic Park after a five year hiatus and will provide welcome competition to both the currently injured Scott Bain and Craig Gordon, and at his own request he will don the number 67 jersey – last worn by Chelsea loan flop Charly Musonda.Speaking to the official Celtic website, Forster said: “I’m absolutely delighted to be here, it feels like I’m coming home and...

Celtic FC v AIK Stockholm Live Blog: Scores and Updates

CELTIC XI Craig Gordon Kris Ajer Christopher Jullien Jozo Simunovic Boli Bolingoli Scott Brown (c) Callum McGregor James Forrest Mikey Johnston Ryan Christie Odsonne Edouard AIK STOCKHOLM XI Oscar Linner Daniel Granli Per Karlsson Sebastian Larsson Enoch Kofi Adu Rasmus Lindkvist Nabil Bahoui Karol Mets Robert Lundstrom Kolbeinn Sigdorsson Henok Goitom (c) – The Celtic Bhoys – The Celtic Bhoys – Celtic FC News, Scores and Transfer Rumors...

The Dugout · Aug 22

Revealed: Gordon fears he is being pushed out of Celtic

Craig Gordon, fears he is being pushed out of Celtic amid the possibility of Fraser Forster signing, according to FootballInsider247.

The Dugout · Aug 22

Sources: Celtic £20,000-a-week star fears he is being pushed out amid big development

By Wayne Veysey Craig Gordon fears he is being pushed out of Celtic as the club close in on the loan signing of Fraser Forster, Football Insider has learned...

67HailHail · Aug 22

‘I’ll need to play very well’ – Celtic star has had his say on imminent Hoops signing

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon has no problem competing with Fraser Forster or any other goalkeeper Neil Lennon is looking to sign, The Scottish Sun report.

67HailHail · Aug 22
HITC · Aug 22

Final straw? Celtic starlet should force an exit with Hoops deal reportedly near

Conor Hazard is yet to make his Scottish Premiership debut for Celtic – and soon he’ll be behind Fraser Forster, Craig Gordon and Scott Bain...

HITC · Aug 22
Read Celtic · Aug 22

Celtic goalkeeper not threatened by potential new signing – Could AIK be his last chance for the Hoops?

Craig Gordon has revealed he is ready to “fight” for his place amid Fraser Forster’s return to Celtic, but will the clash with AIK be his last chance to impress?

Read Celtic · Aug 22

Fraser Forster returns to Celtic.

Photo by Piotr Hawalej/Getty Images the big man, is back Celtic have agreed a loan deal to bring goalkeeper Fraser Forster back to the club five years after selling him to Southampton for £10m subject to passing a medical.

Hero on Way Back

FRASER FORSTER is poised for a dramatic return to Celtic – five years after quitting the club in a £10million deal for Southampton...

EatSleepSport · Aug 22

Gordon up for Celtic fight

Craig Gordon says he is happy to battle for his first-team place should Celtic sign a new goalkeeper before the transfer window closes...

EatSleepSport · Aug 22
Celts Are Here · Aug 22

Celtic Star Comments on Fraser Forster Speculation

CRAIG GORDON has the gloves again until at least Scott Bain is injury-free but the goalkeeper still has the desire to fight anyone who wants to be Celtic number one...

Celts Are Here · Aug 22
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