Cristian Gamboa

Read all the news about Cristian Gamboa of Celtic FC. Position: Defender. Cristian Gamboa was born in Liberia on 24 October 1989 (age 28). Follow @Cris_GamboaCR on Twitter.

Cristian Gamboa Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

Cristian Esteban Gamboa Luna (born 24 October 1989), commonly known as Cristian Gamboa, is a Costa Rican footballer who plays for Celtic. He is a pacy right back with both attacking and defensive capabilities.

Gamboa is an international player for Costa Rica and played in the team at the 2014 FIFA World Cup that reached the quarter-finals.

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The Celtic Star · Aug 23

Celtic Team News: Johnston and Dembele start, Gamboa keeps his place

The Celtic side tonight for the Europa League Play off against Suduva is confirmed as follows: Gordon Gamboa, Ajer, Simunovic, Tierney, Brown, Ntcham, Forrest, McGregor, Johnston Dembele Subs: Bain, Izzy, Griffiths, Sinclair, Rogic, Kouassi, Lustig So Mikey Johnston starts, Cristian Gamboa keeps his place at right back, Tom Rogic and Leigh Griffiths drop to...

The Celtic Star · Aug 23
Celtic FC · Aug 23

Celtic View exclusive: Cristian Gamboa on Hoops’ Europa aims

CRISTIAN Gamboa believes Celtic owe it to their supporters to secure European football to at least Christmas after the disappointment of their UEFA Champions League exit...

Celtic FC · Aug 23

‘Brendan’s Got to Go with Gamboa’

FORMER Celtic defender Mark Wilson insists Cristian Gamboa deserves to keep the right-back spot at the Hoops.

FootballFanCast · Aug 21

“We’d still be in the CL if he played against AEK” – These Celtic fans want huge defensive change

Loads of Celtic fans are calling for Brendan Rodgers to stick with Cristian Gamboa at right back, after the Costa Rican impressed in his return to the side...

FootballFanCast · Aug 21
Football Hitz · Aug 20

End of Lustig: Celtic planning to hijack PL clubs move for 6ft1″ PL player

Celtic are running out of time before the summer window get shuts and they are still yet to strengthen the core of their team most especially the options at right-back...

Football Hitz · Aug 20
The Celtic Star · Aug 20

‘Music to my ears,’ Gamboa’s delight at hearing Celtic fans chant his name

SATURDAY’S Man of the Match Cristian Gamboa was delighted to at long last hear his name chanted by the Celtic support after waiting two years for it to happen...

The Celtic Star · Aug 20
Daily Record · Aug 20

Celtic defender Cristian Gamboa insists he’ll fight for future despite lack of game time

The Costa Rica right back has just a year left on his Hoops deal but insists he’s got a future at the club...

Daily Record · Aug 20
The Scotsman · Aug 20

Gamboa and Izaguirre hailed as Brendan Rodgers backs Boyata return

Second chances were a recurring theme for Celtic in their Betfred Cup win at Firhill on Saturday...

The Scotsman · Aug 20

Celtic chants music to Gamboa’s ears

Cristian Gamboa was delighted to hear the Celtic fans chant his name in Saturday’s 3-1 Betfred Cup last-16 win at Partick Thistle...

Indy Celts · Aug 19

88% of Celts want Gamboa over Mika at RB

Cristian Gamboa’s man of the match performance has gone down very well with Celtic fans with a whopping 88% of the 1.4k respondents to our Facebook poll preferring him at Right Back over Mikael Lustig...

Indy Celts · Aug 19
The Celtic Star · Aug 19

Celtic Fans TV – Post match Reaction from Firhill, praise for Gamboa

Celtic Fans TV were outside Firhill yesterday to interview Celtic supporters leaving the game after the 3-1 victory in the League Cup got our season back on track after defeats at Tyncastle and in the Olympic Stadium in Athens...

The Celtic Star · Aug 19
Celts Are Here · Aug 19

Thistle vs Celtic: All the Goals Plus Three Major Talking Points

Celtic were comfortable in the end but it took an equaliser from Partick Thistle to waken them up.

Celts Are Here · Aug 19
Herald Scotland · Aug 19

Partick Thistle 1 Celtic 3: Unikely hero Gamboa helps Celtic get back on track and avoid unfortunate treble

CELTIC have been serial treble winners under Brendan Rodgers but for a few minutes at least yesterday some observers wondered if the club might be on the cusp of racking up an altogether less fortunate hat-trick...

Herald Scotland · Aug 19

Saviour Gamboa And Energetic Rogic! Celtic Players Rated And Slated In Victory Over Partick Thistle

Celtic, having been knocked out by AEK Athens from the Champions League, were low in confidence ahead of their trip to Firhill Stadium to lock horns with second-tier side Partick Thistle in the Scottish League Cup second round fixture...

Culpable defence, but that’s not all

The most pleasing aspect about last night was the manager’s reaction afterwards: “Yet another soft goal”.

Half Hour Hoops · Aug 21

HHH #36 Emilio! Emilio!…The Mighty Duck Man

Peter and Ryan this week covering Partick game Suduva Gamboa & Izzy running the wings Thanks for listening and all your support xx...

Half Hour Hoops · Aug 21

Gamboa: Back to the Future

Cristian Gamboa’s excellent display against Partick Thistle yesterday has given Brendan Rodgers a problem before Thursday’s Europa League first leg play-off against Suduva in Lithuania...

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