Dedryck Boyata

Dedryck Boyata of Celtic FC (Defender) was born in Brussels on 28 November 1990 (age 29).

Dedryck Boyata · Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

Dedryck Boyata joined the club on a four-year deal from Manchester City on 2nd June 2015. The 24-year-old defender became Ronny Deila’s first signing of the close season, ending his eight-year association with the Sky Blues.

Having progressed through the City Football Academy, Boyata made his competitive debut against Middlesborough in the FA Cup in January 2010. This was followed by his international debut for Belguim later that year when he appeared as a substitute against Austria.

Following loan spells with Bolton in the English Championship and Dutch Eredivisie side FC Twente, Boyata was convinced to make the switch to Paradise in search of regular first team football.

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Celts Are Here · Jan 20

Former Celtic Star who left Parkhead for free hailed as ‘one of Europe’s best’

After four very successful seasons at Celtic Park, Dedryck Boyata left the club at the end of last season in order to join Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin on a free transfer after his contract ran out...

HITC · Jan 19

Player who Celtic released last summer dubbed one of Europe’s best

Dedryck Boyata is thriving away from Celtic it seems...

67HailHail · Jan 19

World Cup winner labels player who left Celtic for free “one of Europe’s best”

German legend Jurgen Klinsmann has hailed former Celtic defender Dedryck Boyata as “one of Europe’s best”.

The Boot Room · Jan 10

Kieran Tierney and Dedryck Boyata react on Instagram as player leaves Celtic

Scott Sinclair completed a move from Celtic to English Championship side Preston North End on Thursday, ending a three-and-a-half-year stay with the Scottish champions – and two former Celtic players have reacted on Instagram...

The 4th Official · Dec 26, 2019

Leicester City’s Ace Said To Be Available In January: Should Lennon Bring Him In For Celtic?

Celtic lost quite a few of their players in the summer, especially in defence.

Celts Are Here · Dec 19, 2019

Victor Wanyama Blow – Transfer Report

It was in the summer Hertha Berlin took Celtic defender Dedryck Boyata on a free and now they’re looking to get another one over Celtic by bringing Victor Wanyama to the club according to SunSport...

Evening Times · Dec 6, 2019

Ex-Celt Dedryck Boyata remembers nothing from Betfred Cup final 2018, says Gary Mackay-Steven

Former Celtic defender Dedryck Boyata remembers nothing about last year’s Betfred League Cup win over Aberdeen after his sickening head clash with Gary Mackay-Steven...

Herald Scotland · Dec 6, 2019

Ex-Celt Dedryck Boyata remembers nothing from Betfred Cup final 2018, says Gary Mackay-Steven

Former Celtic defender Dedryck Boyata remembers nothing about last year’s Betfred League Cup win over Aberdeen after his sickening head clash with Gary Mackay-Steven...

The 4th Official · Dec 1, 2019

‘We Want Him’ Lennon Wants To Secure This Celtic Ace’s Future Soon: Right Call From The Gaffer?

Celtic were facing a significant crisis in defence before the start of the season.

Celts Are Here · Nov 21, 2019

Former Celtic Star Incurs Bizarre UEFA Charge

DEDRYCK BOYATA has got his international side into hot water with UEFA for one of the most bizarre things you’ll ever see on a football charge sheet...

Inside Futbol · Nov 21, 2019

He Gave Out This Aura – Former Celtic Star Picks Two Bhoys Players He Loved Turning Out With

Mikael Lustig has explained how much he enjoyed playing with Virgil van Dijk and Dedryck Boyata at Celtic...

Celtic Quick News · Nov 21, 2019

Bizarre Boyata Error: Belgium Charged

BELGIUM have been charged by UEFA after Dedryck Boyata wore Michy Batshuayi’s shirt for part of their European Qualifier against Russia at the weekend.

Daily Record · Nov 21, 2019

Bizarre Dedryck Boyata kit gaffe lands Belgium in hot water with UEFA

The former Celtic star was involved in an unusual mix-up while representing his country this week...

Daily Mail · Nov 21, 2019

Belgium CHARGED by UEFA for Dedryck Boyata shirt gaffe

Belgium have been charged by UEFA for the gaffe that saw Dedryck Boyata wearing Michy Batshuayi’s shirt during their Euro 2020 qualifying victory over Russia...

Scotzine · Nov 19, 2019

Jullien Reveals His Celtic Targets

CELTIC’S £7million defender Christopher Jullien has revealed he has targeted a place in the Europa League Final and is looking to help the Hoops to the magical 10 in a row...

Daily Star · Nov 17, 2019

Michy Batshuayi’s brilliant response after Dedryck Boyata shirt mix-up

Chelsea star Batshuayi’s shirt was taken by the Celtic defender in Belgium’s win over Russia – and the forward had a brilliant response on Twitter...

Daily Mail · Nov 17, 2019

Michy Batshuayi makes fun out of Dedryck Boyata wearing his No 23 shirt for Belgium

Michy Batshuayi has been poking fun at Dedryck Boyata after the defender accidentally wore his No 23 shirt for Belgium in their Euro 2020 qualifying victory over Russia...

The Celtic Star · Nov 17, 2019

Boyata’s Wrong Number, Celts Take and Make Nicosia Show, Watch San Marino’s Joy

FORMER Celtic Star Dedryck Boyata got his numbers all mixed up in Moscow today as Belgium thumped Russia 4-1 as Roberto Martinez’s side aims to finish off the Euro Group I with a perfect ten wins from ten when they play Cyprus in Brussels next week...

Herald Scotland · Nov 13, 2019

Christopher Jullien hoping he won’t be lonely at Lennoxtown for long by earning France call at Celtic

BEFORE making his comeback from the wilderness with Celtic and eventually winning international honours with Belgium, Dedryck Boyata famously worked out at a deserted Lennoxtown in the wee small hours...

Evening Times · Nov 13, 2019

Christopher Jullien hoping he won’t be lonely at Lennoxtown for long by earning France call at Celtic

BEFORE making his comeback from the wilderness with Celtic and eventually winning international honours with Belgium, Dedryck Boyata famously worked out at a deserted Lennoxtown in the wee small hours...

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