Dermot Desmond

Dermot Desmond of Celtic FC was born in Macroom, County Cork on 14 August 1950 (age 69).

Dermot Desmond · Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

Desmond is often reported as the majority shareholder of Scottish Premiership football club Celtic F.C. He is however the largest individual shareholder of the club.

Desmond previously held a stake in Manchester United. He sold out to Malcolm Glazer in 2005.

Daily Record · Apr 2

Celtic’s hidden man Dermot Desmond must give back – Hotline

Michael Gannon answers your calls as Hoops supporters share their reaction to the club’s decision to furlough staff amid the coronavirus crisis...

Celts Are Here · Jan 22

Dermot Desmond Makes Eye Watering Irish Times List

Celtic’s majority shareholder Dermot Desmond has made the Irish Times being branded the fifth most wealthiest person in Ireland on a list of billionaires!

Transfer Tavern · Dec 10, 2019

‘Love the wee guy’ – Many Celtic fans adore ‘incredible’ moment with Frimpong and Dermot Desmond

A number of Celtic fans reacted with delight to one particular moment from a compilation video shared by the club’s official Twitter account...

Celts Are Here · Dec 9, 2019

Frimpong Hugs Dermot Desmond Like He Has Never Been Hugged Before

Jeremie Frimpong proved yesterday that he is ready for the big games.

The Celtic Star · Nov 19, 2019

‘He meant that in a metaphorical sense,’ Martin O’Neill on Dermot Desmond’s Celtic Proposition

MARTIN O’NEILL has revealed how Celtic convinced him to leave Leicester and set about turning Celtic back into a force in Europe and dominating in Scotland.

Daily Record · Nov 18, 2019

Dermot Desmond’s 10 word Celtic sales pitch to Martin O’Neill as he persuaded legendary gaffer to leave Leicester City

The Celtic supremo told treble winning boss exactly what he wanted to hear...

Celts Are Here · Nov 6, 2019

Celtic Issue Hands Off Warning With 5-Year Contract

It is rumoured that on Transfer deadline day a certain phone call was made by Brendan Rodgers at the possibility of bringing Celtic favourite Callum McGregor to Leicester.

Celtic Now & Forever · Oct 6, 2019

Major Celtic shareholder Dermot Desmond set to make Shamrock Rovers investment

Celtic’s biggest individual shareholder Dermot Desmond is set to make a significant multi-million pound investment Source...

67HailHail · Oct 6, 2019

Key Celtic figure set to make multi-million pound investment away from Hoops

Celtic’s biggest individual shareholder Dermot Desmond is set to make a significant multi-million pound investment in Shamrock Rovers, The Scottish Sun report.

Celts Are Here · Oct 5, 2019

Celtic’s Majority Shareholder Takes Major Stake in Another Club

Talks have been going on for months and it has now been confirmed that Celtic’s major shareholder Dermot Desmond now own a 25% stake in Shamrock Rovers in return for a €2m investment.

RTÉ Sport · Oct 5, 2019

Dermot Desmond set to take 25% stake in Shamrock Rovers

Desmond is one of the richest people in Ireland and is the largest individual shareholder in Scottish champions Celtic...

Celts Are Here · Aug 23, 2019

Will Dermot Desmond React to Green Brigade Treatment?

The Green Brigade continued to their quest to make the suits at Celtic take notice as the transfer window comes to a close.

Daily Record · Aug 22, 2019

Green Brigade with new banner that warns Celtic board ‘Don’t fall asleep at the wheel’

Celtic ultras have fired another message to Peter Lawwell and Dermot Desmond...

VideoCelts · Aug 17, 2019

What message is Dermot Desmond waiting for? Time for change is here

Whatever the pay off package it will be money well spent, certainly less than the cost of the annual exit from the Champions League...

67HailHail · Aug 10, 2019

Celtic boss confirms he had talks with in-demand midfielder

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has confirmed that he has had talks with Callum McGregor.

Celts Are Here · Aug 10, 2019

Dermot Desmond Makes Awkward Phone Call to Brendan Rodgers

As we all found out yesterday, there was a moment on Thursday where Brendan Rodgers decided to try and bring Callum McGregor to Leicester.

The Celtic Star · Aug 9, 2019

Rat’s Not Happening! Rodgers fails in late £20m bid for Callum McGregor

BRENDAN RODGERS attempted a late raid on Celtic trying to take Callum McGregor to Leicester City before the English transfer window closed yesterday, according to various reports this morning...

Celts Are Here · Aug 9, 2019

Brendan Rodgers Made Late Bid for Celtic Star – Dermot Desmond Intervention

According to reports overnight, Brendan Rodgers tried an eleventh-hour approach to try and land his former Celtic star Callum McGregor...

Celts Are Here · Jun 20, 2019

Dermot Desmond’s €3million Investment ‘Nearing Completion’

Celtic’s majority shareholder Dermot Desmond is reportedly closing in on a £3million investment which will see him have a stake in Irish club Shamrock Rovers going forward.

The Celtic Blog · May 31, 2019

Might Celtic Really Be In The Last Days Of Dermot Desmond?

Yesterday Phil published an intriguing piece with an intriguing ending; he wondered if we might well be in the Last Days Of Dermot Desmond.

Herald Scotland · May 27, 2019

Having shunned the search for alternatives, Celtic must now back Neil Lennon

WHETHER Neil Lennon is the right man for the Celtic job or not is a matter of opinion, and the only opinions that really matter – those of Peter Lawwell and Dermot Desmond – were firmly in the affirmative...

Evening Times · May 27, 2019

Having shunned the search for alternatives, Celtic must now back Neil Lennon

WHETHER Neil Lennon is the right man for the Celtic job or not is a matter of opinion, and the only opinions that really matter – those of Peter Lawwell and Dermot Desmond – were firmly in the affirmative...

Daily Record · May 27, 2019

The moment Celtic held impromptu board meeting and decided to offer Neil Lennon the job

Dermot Desmond and Peter Lawwell made the decision to officially offer the job to the Irishman...

Herald Scotland · May 25, 2019

Hearts 1 Celtic 2: Thumbs up for Neil Lennon as Odsonne Edouard double secures historic treble treble

JUST before 5pm yesterday, Neil Lennon broke away from the remainder of Celtic’s backroom staff, gazed up at the posh seats at Hampden and held both thumbs aloft in the direction of the beaming Peter Lawwell and Dermot Desmond...

Evening Times · May 25, 2019

Hearts 1 Celtic 2: Thumbs up for Neil Lennon as Odsonne Edouard double secures historic treble treble

JUST before 5pm yesterday, Neil Lennon broke away from the remainder of Celtic’s backroom staff, gazed up at the posh seats at Hampden and held both thumbs aloft in the direction of the beaming Peter Lawwell and Dermot Desmond...

Daily Record · May 25, 2019

Neil Lennon on Celtic supremo Dermot Desmond’s special trait which kept treble Treble bid on track

Lennon was offered the Parkhead job for keeps in the aftermath of the Scottish Cup win and praised the Irishman doing right by him...

Celts Are Here · May 25, 2019

Scott Brown Describes the Moment Celtic Players Found Out Neil Lennon Got the Job

SCOTT BROWN says there was a roar in the dressing room when the players found out he was offered the full time Celtic job.

Celts Are Here · May 25, 2019

Neil Lennon Reveals Dermot Desmond Chat in Bizarre Place

NEIL LENNON told SunSport that he was offered the Celtic job today after the match in the shower of all places...

Daily Record · May 25, 2019

Neil Lennon reveals where he was when Celtic offered him the job

The Hoops boss was confirmed after the game but it was offered to him by Dermot Desmond and Peter Lawwell in a place you might not expect...

Daily Record · May 19, 2019

Chris Sutton predicts Celtic manager timeline as he urges Dermot Desmond to splash the cash

Lys Mousset is one who Sutton backs and the Celtic legend says the champions have a huge recruitment job facing them this summer...

The Celtic Star · May 10, 2019

The Road to Ten in a Row – Ronny Roars to 4, an ‘Honest Mistake’ stops a Treble

HAVING led Celtic to Three in a Row Neil Lennon decided he’d had enough for now and probably fancied a move to England.

The Celtic Blog · May 8, 2019

The Future Beckons, But Are Celtic’s Board Brave Enough To Go Out And Grab It?

The custodians of our club have a choice to make. By custodians, I mean Peter Lawell and, ultimately, Dermot Desmond.

Daily Record · May 4, 2019

Neil Lennon opens up on Celtic ‘scrutiny’ as he pays tribute to Peter Lawwell and Dermot Desmond

The Hoops saw off Aberdeen 3-0 to land their eighth straight league triumph and the 50th in their history...

67HailHail · May 1, 2019

“He’s a winner” Premier League legend praises Celtic supremo

Former Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp has hailed Celtic majority shareholder Dermot Desmond.

Herald Scotland · Apr 30, 2019

Harry Redknapp: Money talks . and my racing pal Dermot Desmond will up the ante to stop Stevie Gerrard

HARRY Redknapp single-handedly put the jam roly-poly back on the menu but he fears that Celtic and Rangers only face the dreaded custard pie if they bid to attempt to land top FA Premier League talent this summer.

Daily Record · Apr 30, 2019

Harry Redknapp backs Rangers to push Celtic all the way but makes prediction about Dermot Desmond

The legendary boss has given his verdict on next season’s Scottish Premiership title race...

Celts Are Here · Apr 16, 2019

Full Time Manager Latest – Neil Lennon Makes Dermot Desmond Admission

NEIL LENNON has told Celtic fans he has been given ‘no guarantees’ over his Celtic future even though he has been told by Dermot Desmond any talk of other managers being sounded out by the club are nonsense...

Daily Record · Apr 16, 2019

Neil Lennon reveals Celtic supremo Dermot Desmond’s inspiring phone calls ahead of Aberdeen clash

The Hoops interim boss was on the phone with Desmond three times ahead of the game...

The Scotsman · Apr 15, 2019

Dermot Desmond and Peter Lawwell keep Neil Lennon afloat in Celtic bubble

Dermot Desmond doesn’t interrupt his annual pilgrimage to Augusta lightly...

The Celtic Blog · Apr 15, 2019

Celtic Must Not Let Sentiment Get In The Way Of Making The Right Call For Manager.

At a meeting with fans around fifteen years ago, Dermot Desmond showed his steel.

Daily Express · Apr 15, 2019

Neil Lennon reveals detail on private phone call with Celtic chief Dermot Desmond over job

NEIL LENNON last night revealed Celtic powerbroker Dermot Desmond called to tell him to forget the “noise and nonsense” over his future...

67HailHail · Apr 14, 2019

Big hint that Celtic haven’t spoken to any other managers

Neil Lennon has apparently revealed that Celtic haven’t been speaking to any other managerial candidates.

The Scotsman · Apr 14, 2019

Neil Lennon reveals chat with Celtic chief over job speculation

Interim Celtic boss Neil Lennon revealed the club’s majority shareholder Dermot Desmond told him to ignore “the noise” surrounding his future before the 3-0 William Hill Scottish Cup semi-final win over Aberdeen...

Football Paradise · Apr 14, 2019

I was told all the speculation over my future was just nonsense – Lennon

Interim Celtic boss Neil Lennon revealed the club’s majority shareholder Dermot Desmond told him to ignore “the noise” surrounding his future before the 3-0 William Hill Scottish Cup semi-final win over Aberdeen...

Talking Baws · Apr 14, 2019

Lennon Reveals Dermot Desmond Talks, Says Speculation About Other Managers is ‘Nonsense’

Celtic’s interim manager Neil Lennon says he’s been told by the club’s majority shareholder Dermot Desmond that any speculation surrounding other manager’s taking over at Parkhead is nothing more than ‘nonsense’ Lennon watched from the Hampden dugout this afternoon as his side coolly dispatched of Aberdeen 3-0 in the semi-final of the Scottish Cup, leaving...

Daily Record · Apr 14, 2019

Neil Lennon reveals talks with Celtic supremo Dermot Desmond as Hoops edge closer to treble Treble

The Irishman would love to land the job full time as he disclosed discussions following the semi-final win...

VideoCelts · Apr 10, 2019

Put your money on Tiger! The hunt for the next Celtic manager hits the woods

Why?

Celts Are Here · Apr 10, 2019

Drumroll For Celtic’s Newest Manager After Latest “Flurry Of Bets”

Call me cynical, but a “flurry of bets” seems to be good advertising for bookies with the latest vacancy at Celtic Park.

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