Efe Ambrose

Efe Ambrose was born in Kaduna, Nigeria on 18 October 1988 (age 31).

Efe Ambrose · Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

A quick and versatile centre-back, who can also play in the heart of midfield, Ambrose joined the club on deadline day on August 31, 2012, from Israeli Premier League side, FC Ashdod. He started out in his homeland, before switching to the Israeli top flight. He signed a three-year deal with Celtic and was given the squad number 4.

A Nigerian internationalist and Olympic Silver medallist, Ambrose helped his country become African Cup of Nations champions for the first time in 19 years in February 2013. He also competed in the 2014 World Cup tournament in Brazil as the Super Eagles reached the last 16 of the competition.

At Celtic, the stopper has played a part in two league championship triumphs and one Scottish Cup success. He passed the 100-appearance milestone during the 2014-15 season. During this campaign, Ambrose has been used both at centre-half, right back and left-back where his forays forward have complimented Celtic’s style of attacking play.

67HailHail · Feb 23

Former Celtic defender Efe Ambrose impresses in Livingston debut at Hibernian

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Transfer Tavern · Feb 19

‘Game over for us already’ – Some Celtic fans react to transfer news elsewhere

Yesterday, former Celtic defender Efe Ambrose made his return to the Scottish Premiership by signing for Livingston, prompting fears amongst some of the Bhoys’ supporters online...

Scotzine · Feb 19

Ex-Celt Was Ibrox ‘Undercover Man’

FORMER Celtic defender Efe Ambrose went undercover when he watched his new side Livingston play at Ibrox at the weekend.

67HailHail · Feb 19

Efe Ambrose went undercover at Ibrox on Sunday

Continue reading “Efe Ambrose went undercover at Ibrox on Sunday” on 67HailHail.

67HailHail · Feb 18

Former Celtic centre-back Efe Ambrose touches on Derby County spell

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67HailHail · Feb 18

Some Celtic fans are loving Efe Ambrose’s return to Scottish football

Continue reading “Some Celtic fans are loving Efe Ambrose’s return to Scottish football” on 67HailHail.

Daily Record · Feb 18

Former Celtic hero Efe Ambrose has ‘no regrets’ over Hibernian exit as he lifts lid on Livingston move

The former Parkhead centre-back is hungry to get back into competitive football after six months without a club...

67HailHail · Feb 18

Efe Ambrose could soon be playing against Celtic

Continue reading “Efe Ambrose could soon be playing against Celtic” on 67HailHail.

Sports Mole · Feb 18

Livingston sign former Celtic, Hibernian defender Efe Ambrose

The versatile defender has signed an 18-month contract with the Ladbrokes Premiership club...

Ex-Celtic title winner makes shock SPFL return after months without a club

Livingston have announced the signing of former Celtic centre-half Efe Ambrose on a deal until the summer of 2021.

Celtic’s Barcelona Hero Returns To Scotland

STV reporter Raman Bhardwaj has announced that former Celtic defender Efe Ambrose has signed an 18 month deal with Scottish...

The Celtic Star · Feb 18

Efe’s Back – Ex-Celt Ambrose signs 18 month deal with Livingston

FORMER CELTIC and Hibs defender Efe Ambrose has joined Livingston on an 18 month contract.

BBC · Feb 18

Defender Ambrose signs 18-month Livingston deal

Livingston sign former Celtic and Hibernian defender Efe Ambrose on an 18-month contract...

Celts Are Here · Feb 18

Ex-Celt Efe Ambrose Makes Return to Scottish Football

Livingston have completed the signing of Efe Ambrose it has emerged from STV reporter Raman Bhardwaj.

Evening Times · Feb 18

Former Celtic and Hibs defender Efe Ambrose signs for Livingston

LIVINGSTON have completed the shock signing of former Celtic and Hibernian defender Efe Ambrose...

Herald Scotland · Feb 18

Former Celtic and Hibs defender Efe Ambrose signs for Livingston

LIVINGSTON have completed the shock signing of former Celtic and Hibernian defender Efe Ambrose...

67HailHail · Jan 30

“Makes me miss Efe Ambrose” – Twitter reacts as Celtic summer-signing fails to shine

Moritz Bauer’s display against St Johnstone left a lot to be desired after coming on as a second-half substitute.

Scotzine · Jan 3

Livi Eyes on Efe

FORMER Celtic and Hibs defender Efe Ambrose looks to be heading for a return to Scotland with Livingston.

No Hat-Trick for Efe

EFE AMBROSE looks to be heading back to Scotland – but there will be no Neil Lennon hat-trick for the Nigerian defender.

Free Agent Former Celtic Star Set for SPFL Return – Reports

Former Celtic defender and cult hero Efe Ambrose could be coming back to Scotland with RecordSport reporting Livingston are keen on a move for the Nigerian.

Ambrose Set for Scotland Return as Hendry Nears Exit

Efe Ambrose is on the verge of returning to Scottish Football after it was reported in the Daily Record that the Nigerian defender had held discussions with Livingston about a potential move to West Lothian...

Scotzine · Nov 19, 2019

Back Page Bulletin: ‘Celtic Terror’ in Parkhead Shop Window, Hoops Star Hailed, Ambrose Challenge

TOWERING striker Lyndon Dykes, who terrorised the Celtic defence in Livingston’s 2-0 win last month, will go into the shop window against the champions at Parkhead on Saturday...

Celtic Now & Forever · Nov 18, 2019

Lennon Thankfully Not Signing Ambrose For A Third Time

Former Celtic defender Efe Ambrose is wanted by Hibs and St Johnstone, according to the Source...

67HailHail · Nov 18, 2019

Celtic fans will breathe sigh of relief as two clubs reportedly fight over former flop

Former Celtic defender Efe Ambrose is wanted by Hibs and St Johnstone, according to the Scottish Mail on Sunday.

The Dugout · Nov 17, 2019

Hibs and St Johnstone fight for Efe Ambrose

Hibernian and St Johnstone are set to fight for Efe Ambrose’s signature.

Scotzine · Nov 17, 2019

Back Page Bulletin: Former Celtic Ace is Hibs Target, Stoke Eye Cosgrove, Mckinnon Axed, Skelton Waits

FORMER Celtic defender Efe Ambrose has emerged as a target for ex-club Hibs and St Johnstone.

Celts Are Here · Nov 17, 2019

Out of Contract – Celtic Cult Hero Set for Scottish Football Return

It feels like a long time since the song ‘Efe Ambrose Ballon D’or’ has been chanted by the Celtic support but it was only in 2017 when the Nigerian defender cut ties with the club and moved to Hibernian...

67HailHail · Nov 6, 2019

‘One of the best’ – Celtic cult hero makes claim about former team-mate

Celtic cult hero Efe Ambrose remains a massive fan of his former Hoops team-mates Fraser Forster.

67HailHail · Nov 6, 2019

Celtic figure claims he’s open to Scotland return – but Hoops shouldn’t bite

Efe Ambrose’s comments today have certainly hinted that he could be open to a return to Scotland.

BALLS.ie · Nov 4, 2019

5 Of The Worst Sporting Movie Scenes Of All Time

On yesterday’s edition of The Racket, we discussed this pithy and brilliant review of The Titanic by Celtic’s Efe Ambrose...

Read Celtic · Sep 13, 2019

‘That’s not remotely funny’ – These Celtic fans don’t like the idea of re-signing former Parkhead man

Celtic supporters have been quick to respond to Efe Ambrose’s suggestion that he would be open to a return to Scottish football, with the free agent currently without a club following his departure from Derby County in the summer...

HITC · Sep 12, 2019

‘No’: Some Celtic fans react after former player’s comments

Efe Ambrose would like to return to the Scottish Premiership but will Neil Lennon bring the defender back to Celtic?

Celtic Now & Forever · Sep 12, 2019

Free Agent Former Celt Turns Down ‘Big Money’ Move

EFE AMBROSE let Celtic a little over two years ago and since then the player Source...

Read Celtic · Sep 12, 2019

Former Celtic star keen on shock Scotland return – Would he be a good signing?

Efe Ambrose has revealed he is keen on a surprise return to Scottish football, so should Celtic look to re-sign him?

Celts Are Here · Sep 12, 2019

Free Agent Former Celt Turns Down ‘Big Money’ Move

EFE AMBROSE let Celtic a little over two years ago and since then the player has played for Hibernian and had a short stint at Frank Lampard’s Derby at the back end of last season.

67HailHail · Sep 12, 2019

Premiership winner could come back to Scotland – Celtic can’t be an option

Former Celtic defender Efe Ambrose has admitted that a return to Scottish football does hold appeal for him.

Evening Times · Sep 12, 2019

Ex-Celtic star Efe Ambrose opens door to sensational return to Scottish football

Former Celtic star Efe Ambrose admits he’d be open to a return to Scotland...

Read Celtic · Sep 5, 2019

“Superb” – These Celtic fans left amused by hilarious comparison with Rangers star

Celtic fans have been left amused by a social media comparison between former Hoops player Efe Ambrose and new Rangers signing Ryan Kent.

Caught Offside · Aug 10, 2019

“Giving me Efe Ambrose Vibes”: These Celtic fans are not happy with Kieran Tierney’s replacement

Celtic were always going to have a tough time trying to replace Kieran Tierney, however it seems some fans have written off his replacement less than two games into the league season...

Football Scotland · Jun 20, 2019

Efe Ambrose has no Hibs regrets despite not playing a single minute for Derby County

The centre-back left Easter Road in January but didn’t get a single game for the Rams...

The Celtic Blog · Jun 5, 2019

Phil Jagielka To Celtic? The Club Denies A Story Even I Wouldn’t Have Written.

For my second article of the day, I am going to talk about a story that I didn’t write.

The Celtic Blog · Jun 5, 2019

Sturridge To Celtic? Well It’s One Way To Answer The Transfer Strategy Doubters.

Yesterday I was keeping my head down. Well, wouldn’t you after suggesting that the club might be ready to take a punt on Efe Ambrose?

FootballFanCast · Jun 4, 2019

“Don’t even think about it Lenny” – Former Lennon favourite is available, many Celtic fans react

Celtic fans want the club to steer well clear of defender Efe Ambrose after he was released by Derby County on Monday...

HITC · Jun 4, 2019

‘If we sign him am binning season ticket’: Some Celtic fans livid if Lenny signs 6’3 freebie

Efe Ambrose is available on a Bosman and Celtic fans are worried he’ll be coming back...

67HailHail · Jun 3, 2019

‘Get me a bevy’ Some Celtic fans don’t want former calamity back after his release

Some Celtic fans are dreading a potential return for Efe Ambrose following his Derby County release.

The Celtic Blog · Jun 3, 2019

Ex-Player Available For Free. So Should The Idea Give Celtic Fans The Fear?

Just went you thought it was safe to go back in the stadium Neil Lennon favourite and former Celtic player Efe Ambrose is available on a free at just the moment we’re looking for a centre back.

Celts Are Here · Jun 3, 2019

Former Celt Released After Just Months at New Club

FORMER Celtic defender Efe Ambrose has been released by Derby County just months after his arrival at the club.

67HailHail · May 11, 2019

‘There is no risk’ – former Celtic defender on who should be club’s next manager

Former Celtic defender Efe Ambrose believes that Neil Lennon should be named as the club’s next permanent manager.

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