Dermot Desmond

Read all the news about Dermot Desmond of Celtic FC. Dermot Desmond was born in Macroom, County Cork on 14 August 1950 (age 68).

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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Neil Cameron: Dermot Desmond will run Celtic his way no matter who the manager is

ANY football writer who has plied their trade in Scotland can only claim to be worth their salt if they have had at least one knock-back in person from Dermot Desmond...

Neil Cameron: Dermot Desmond will run Celtic his way no matter who the manager is

ANY football writer who has plied their trade in Scotland can only claim to be worth their salt if they have had at least one knock-back in person from Dermot Desmond...

The Scotsman · Jul 8

Rangers call for SPFL chairman to quit in club statement

Rangers have called on SPFL chairman Murdoch MacLennan to quit his role as he “cannot be considered fit and proper” due to his links Celtic majority shareholder Dermot Desmond...

The Scotsman · Jul 8

Rangers blast SPFL after they reject MacLennan investigation calls

In an ironic twist Rangers have labelled SPFL chairman Murdoch MacLennan not fit and proper after the league’s governing body rejected the Ibrox side’s calls for an independent investigation into links with Celtic majority shareholder Dermot Desmond.Rangers also called for MacLennan to resign from the SPFL board due to the alleged conflict of interest.Club chairman Dave King, who is facing contempt of court charges, had previously called for an investigation into MacLennan’s role on the SPFL board as well...

Daily Record · Jun 4

SPFL failing to rap Rangers over Murdoch MacLennan row points to a guilty conscience – Keith Jackson

Keith reckons the row over the SPFL chairman’s links to Celtic supremo Dermot Desmond has been badly mishandled from the outset...

Daily Record · Jun 4
Herald Scotland · May 31

SPFL stands up for Murdoch Maclennan amid row with Rangers chairman Dave King

The Scottish Professional Football League has again come to the defence of its chairman Murdoch MacLennan by insisting he has acted “impeccably” during his business links with a company connected to Celtic majority shareholder Dermot Desmond...

Herald Scotland · May 31
Daily Mail · May 30

SPFL reject Dave King’s demands for investigation into league chief Murdoch MacLennan

The SPFL have rejected a demand from Dave King for an investigation into league chairman Murdoch MacLennan’s business ‘link’ with Celtic powerbroker Dermot Desmond...

Daily Mail · May 30

Celtic should respond to remarkable Dave King statement with silence

COMMENT Rangers chairman Dave King has recently released a statement which should be ignored by all at Celtic.

The Scotsman · May 29

Rangers chairman Dave King calls for SPFL chairman to be suspended

Rangers chairman Dave King has called on the Scottish Professional Football League to suspend its chairman Murdoch MacLennan over his business links with Celtic shareholders Dermot Desmond and Denis O’Brien...

The Scotsman · May 29
STV Sport · May 29

Rangers chief King calls for suspension of SPFL chairman

Murdoch MacLennan has business links with Celtic majority shareholder Dermot Desmond...

STV Sport · May 29

Piers Morgan raves about Celtic senior man after Dermot Desmond revelation

Arsenal-mad TV presenter Piers Morgan has raved about Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers after he was tipped to be one of the candidates to replace Arsene Wenger at the Emirates...

‘I was angry’ – John Fallon slams Celtic chief after controversial comments

John Fallon, member of Celtic’s legendary 1967 European Cup winners the ‘Lisbon Lions’, has expressed his anger on social media at comments made by the Hoops majority shareholder Dermot Desmond...

‘Small fry’ – Sutton blasts Celtic supremo after shock comments about Rodgers future

Former Celtic striker Chris Sutton has blasted Celtic majority shareholder Dermot Desmond after his comments cast doubt on the future of Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers...

VideoCelts · Jun 12

Furious Ibrox fans turn on Paddy Power after Catholic tweet

Angry fans flooded the twitter account of the Dublin based bookie which is the same city in which Dermot Desmond launched his business empire...

VideoCelts · Jun 12
VideoCelts · May 30

Obsessed King hits back- ‘good governance is not a priority for the SPFL executive’

Through his partners at the Daily Record the Sevco supremo demanded the suspension of Murdoch MacLennan due to the SPFL chairman taking up a non-executive role in an Irish company that Dermot Desmond has a shareholding in...

VideoCelts · May 30

Murdoch MacLennan’s conflict of interest isn’t the issue, he is!

Overnight there seemed to be quite a spat surrounding the perceived ‘conflict of interest’ of SPFL chairman Murdoch MacLennan after it was announced that he had been appointed as a non-executive chairman of Dublin-based Independent News and Media PLC – which is part owned by Celtic majority shareholder Dermot Desmond and his long term associate More...

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