Craig Gordon

Craig Gordon of Celtic FC (Goalkeeper) was born in Edinburgh on 31 December 1982 (age 37).

Craig Gordon · Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

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.

That Season in Paradise: May: ‘He Went Down Like a Sack of Tatties,’ Craig’s Penalty-Kick Verdict

CQN continues its enthralling and EXCLUSIVE extracts from Alex Gordon’s book, ‘That Season In Paradise’, which highlight the months that were the most momentous in Celtic’s proud history...

‘I heard of him wanting to leave’ – Exclusive: Celtic star quit claim made by ex-Ger

Alan Hutton believes that Celtic may hand Craig Gordon a new contract after being told the goalkeeper wanted to quit in January...

‘You couldn’t make that up’ – Craig Gordon video has got plenty of Celtic fans talking

The Scottish Cup’s official Twitter account recently posted a tweet praising Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon’s “inspired performance” in the Hoops’ 2018 Scottish Cup semi-final victory which has caught the attention of many Celtic supporters...

Hoops Duo Face Contract Delay

JONNY HAYES and Craig Gordon will not be allowed to quit Celtic on the day their contracts expire, as CQNpredicted last month.

Scotzine · Apr 8

How Gordon Shocked Hoops Legend

GOALKEEPING legend Pat Bonner admits he was “shocked” by Craig Gordon’s extraordinary comeback at Celtic.

Parkhead great Pat Bonner on why Celtic keeper Craig Gordon has a bright future as a coach

IF ONE chapter is about to close on the colourful career of Craig Gordon, former Celtic and Republic of Ireland internationalist Pat Bonner expects that another may be about to begin...

Evening Times · Apr 7

Parkhead great Pat Bonner on why Celtic keeper Craig Gordon has a bright future as a coach

IF ONE chapter is about to close on the colourful career of Craig Gordon, former Celtic and Republic of Ireland internationalist Pat Bonner expects that another may be about to begin...

Read Celtic · Apr 1

Celtic should heed pundit’s advice and offer Treble Treble winner a new contract

Former Aberdeen striker Noel Whelan has urged Craig Gordon to sign a new deal with Celtic that allows him to coach the Reserves as well as continue playing, and it could be a wise move from the Hoops to tie him down to that deal...

The Celtic Star · Mar 31

Craig Gordon’s U23s Contract Tip

Former Aberdeen striker, Noel Whelan, tipped Craig Gordon to sign a new contract with Celtic, which would include a coaching role with the U23s.

Celtic triple treble winner tipped for new contract & U23s role – pundit Exclusive

Noel Whelan has tipped Craig Gordon to sign a new contract that includes a part-time role coaching the Under-23s.

The Celtic Star · Mar 31

Scott Bain – From Building Site to Celtic Park

Scott Bain has had one of the most meteoric rises from working on a building site to becoming a member of the first team at Celtic Park.

Read Celtic · Mar 30

Long-term £10m-rated Celtic target could be perfect replacement for Hoops stalwart set for summer exit

Long-term Celtic target Freddie Woodman is likely to push for a permanent exit from Newcastle United this summer, and he could be an excellent replacement for Craig Gordon...

Hoops Duo’s Exit Blocked?

CRAIG GORDON’S expected exit from Celtic at the end of his contract in June could be delayed.

My top 5 Celtic keepers since 2000 | Holy goalie | Fraser forster | Craig Gordon

Keith talking his favourite keepers since 2000 who played between the posts at Celtic...

Read Celtic · Mar 23

New contract for Celtic star could see things go from bad to worse for struggling 2019 signing

Jonny Hayes looks set to be offered a contract extension at Celtic and that could be bad news for Boli Bolingoli.

67HailHail · Mar 22

Craig Gordon must be relieved he didn’t swap Celtic for Hearts

Continue reading “Craig Gordon must be relieved he didn’t swap Celtic for Hearts” on 67HailHail.

Summer Exit For Gordon Could Be Hazard’s Gain

Celtic’s former number one keeper Craig Gordon looks set to be on his way out of Parkhead in the Summer to seek game time, this could be great news for Conor Hazard...

Read Celtic · Mar 20

Treble Treble winner’s potential summer exit could allow Neil Lennon to bring in-form 22 y/o into the fold

Craig Gordon looks set to leave Celtic this summer and that could be good news for Conor Hazard’s first-team chances.

Read Celtic · Mar 20

Celtic to make wise decision this summer with star who wanted to leave in January

Celtic look set to allow Craig Gordon to leave in the summer transfer window, and that appears to be a wise decision for all involved...

67HailHail · Mar 19

Our View: Uncertainty could lead to Celtic deal for Craig Gordon

Continue reading “Our View: Uncertainty could lead to Celtic deal for Craig Gordon” on 67HailHail.

The Celt · Mar 18

Friendlies ; 1919/20

20 August 1919 – AyrUnited 2-2 Celtic – benefit for “Switcher” McLaughlinShaw Shea Kelly Gilchrist Cassidy (1) McLean McAtee McKay Burns Craig (1) Pratt29 October 1919 – Cowdenbeath 3-4 CelticLawrie Livingstone W.McStay Price Cassidy McMaster Smith McFarlane (1) McInally (2) Craig Pratt (1)6 January 1920 ; Celtic Select 3-3 Bradford XI – Testimonial for Jimmy McMenemyShaw W.McStay Livingstone Gordon* Hamill* Brown Bell* Bowie*(2) Wilson*(1) McMenemyMorton*the asterisked ‘guests’ were Jimmy Gordon...

Hoops Heroes Head for Exit

TWO Celtic stalwarts may have made their last appearance for the champions.

67HailHail · Mar 4

Scotland’s goalkeeping situation will spur on Craig Gordon to leave Celtic

Continue reading “Scotland’s goalkeeping situation will spur on Craig Gordon to leave Celtic” on 67HailHail.

Celtic Veteran Set for International Recall

Celtic’s forgotten man, Craig Gordon, could fulfil his dream of an international recall as Steve Clarke looks for another goalkeeper ahead of this month’s semi-final versus Israel.

67HailHail · Mar 3

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon could get surprising Scotland squad call

Continue reading “Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon could get surprising Scotland squad call” on 67HailHail.

Scotzine · Mar 3

Back Page Bulletin: Celtic Veteran Poised to Answer Sos, Morelos on Way Back, Holt’s Challenge to Livi

CRAIG GORDON is poised to answer a dramatic SOS from Scotland international boss Steve Clarke.

67HailHail · Feb 27

Celtic academy youngster Liam Hughes on making the most of Craig Gordon’s absence

Continue reading “Celtic academy youngster Liam Hughes on making the most of Craig Gordon’s absence” on 67HailHail.

Transfer Tavern · Feb 25

Transfer talk surrounding 242-game Celtic veteran should spur club into urgent action [Opinion]

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon has been attracting interest from the English Championship, according to a report in the Daily Record...

67HailHail · Feb 25

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon should hold off on Huddersfield Town move

Continue reading “Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon should hold off on Huddersfield Town move” on 67HailHail.

67HailHail · Feb 25

Report: Two clubs will reignite interest in Craig Gordon this summer

Continue reading “Report: Two clubs will reignite interest in Craig Gordon this summer” on 67HailHail.

Read Celtic · Feb 25

English side interested in summer move for out of favour Celtic ace but face Premiership competition

Craig Gordon is reportedly attracting interest from Huddersfield Town as he enters the final stages of his Celtic contract, though the English Championship side could face competition.

EatSleepSport · Feb 25

Huddersfield target experienced 54-cap international keeper for summer

Huddersfield are reportedly plotting a summer swoop for Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon, who was targeted by Town and Hearts in January...

HITC · Feb 25

Report: Long-serving star could leave Celtic for relegation-threatened club this summer

Scottish Premiership champions Celtic will see Craig Gordon’s contract expire and Championship strugglers Huddersfield Town are reportedly interested...

Herald Scotland · Feb 25

Bulletin: Celtic and Rangers to do battle over defender | Craig Gordon ‘wanted’ by Huddersfield | Hamilton kid heads to EPL

Continue reading “Bulletin: Celtic and Rangers to do battle over defender | Craig Gordon ‘wanted’ by Huddersfield | Hamilton kid heads to EPL” on Herald Scotland.

Evening Times · Feb 25

Bulletin: Celtic and Rangers to do battle over defender | Craig Gordon ‘wanted’ by Huddersfield | Hamilton kid heads to EPL

Continue reading “Bulletin: Celtic and Rangers to do battle over defender | Craig Gordon ‘wanted’ by Huddersfield | Hamilton kid heads to EPL” on Evening Times.

Celtic player emerges on Huddersfield Town radar ahead of summer

Huddersfield Town are interested in making a potential move for Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon in the summer transfer window, according to the Daily Record...

A Gordon for Us: English Eyes on Celt

CRAIG GORDON is almost certainly heading for the Celtic exit when his contract expires in June.

The Celtic Star · Feb 25

Reports: Celtic Veteran Linked With Summer Move to Huddersfield

Craig Gordon is a target for English Championship side Huddersfield, according to the Daily Record.

Celts Are Here · Feb 25

Celtic Star Heading for Low Key Summer Parkhead Exit

According to reports, Celtic’s soon to be out of contract treble treble-winning star, Craig Gordon is subject to interest from down south.

HITC · Feb 13

Stewart thinks his former club should have signed out-of-favour Celtic player

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon was reportedly on the radar of Heart of Midlothian in the January transfer window...

67HailHail · Feb 8

Our View: Absence of experienced figure from Celtic squad makes January decision perplexing

If you look at the Celtic squad in the last week, you will see that a player has dropped out of the first-team squad completely.

Task given to Nick Hammond offers strong hint that Celtic veteran’s time is up [Opinion]

Celtic could soon be on the lookout for a new goalkeeper after recruitment chief Nick Hammond was instructed by the club to search for potential recruits for that position...

67HailHail · Feb 7

Report: Nick Hammond has been given a new task at Celtic

Celtic Head of Football Operations Nick Hammond has been given instructions to find a new senior goalkeeper ahead of the summer transfer window, website Football Insider report.

Read Celtic · Feb 6

Nick Hammond told to find replacement for Celtic ace who is set to leave in the summer

Nick Hammond has been told to start searching for a senior goalkeeper to replace the outgoing Craig Gordon.

Sources: Celtic instruct Hammond to find new keeper after big developments

Celtic are searching for a new goalkeeper after Craig Gordon tried in vain to secure a last-gasp January transfer, Football Insider can reveal.

Read Celtic · Feb 3

“I can totally see where he’s coming from” – Lennon sympathises with Celtic ace who is caught up in “awkward” situation

Neil Lennon has opened up about Craig Gordon’s current situation at the club.

HITC · Feb 3

Neil Lennon admits Celtic decision on one player last month was ‘awkward’

Craig Gordon is out of contract at Neil Lennon’s Celtic at the end of the season...

Lennon Backs Gordon for Scotland

Neil Lennon has defended the decision to leave Craig Gordon out of the Celtic squad for today’s match away to Hamilton Accies after the 37-year-old was linked with a move away from the club...

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