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.

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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...

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