Emilio Izaguirre

Read all the news about Emilio Izaguirre of Celtic FC. Position: Defender. Emilio Izaguirre was born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on 10 May 1986 (age 33). Follow @Emilio_HN on Twitter.

Emilio Izaguirre Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

A revelation in his first season in Scottish football, Izaguirre ended the 2010/11 campaign in possession of the awards for SPFA Players’ Player of the Year, SPL Player of the Year and Football Writers Player of the Year – a remarkable individual achievement.

The Honduras internationalist represented his country at the 2010 World Cup and was snapped up by Celtic later that summer from Montagua, making an impressive debut in a 1-0 win over Motherwell.

Assured in defence and a potent attacking threat, Izaguirre’s progress was then curtailed because of a broken ankle at the start of the 2011/12 season. The full-back was an impressive performer for Celtic in season 2013/14 and committed his future to the Hoops at the end of that campaign, signing a new three-year deal.

After starring for his country at the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil, he has continued to be a regular in the side under Ronny Deila. Izaguirre scored his first Celtic goal in four years in the 6-0 League Cup victory over Partick Thistle in November 2014, adding another in a 2-0 win away to Kilmarnock at the start of 2015.

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HITC · Sep 19

‘A blessing’: Recently-departed Celtic ace is inspiring his new club’s title challenge

Emilio Izaguirre walked away from Celtic after winning a seventh Scottish Premiership title with Neil Lennon’s side...

HITC · Sep 19

Defiant Boli Up for Battle

BOLI BOLINGOLI is prepared for the Battle of the New Bhoys after the £2.25million arrival of Kilmarnock’s Greg Taylor last week.

67HailHail · Sep 5

“Football yes, war no” – Former Celtic man used in emphatic anti-riots message

Former Celtic defender Emilio Izaguirre has been used to promote an emphatic peace message following recent riots in Honduras.

67HailHail · Sep 5
Herald Scotland · Aug 26

Bolingoli, Meling or Taylor? Who is best-suited to fill Kieran Tierney’s boots at Celtic?

IT is no secret that Celtic are still in the market for at least one other left-back despite the arrival of Boli Bolingoli at the club in the summer...

Herald Scotland · Aug 26
Evening Times · Aug 26

Bolingoli, Meling or Taylor? Who is best-suited to fill Kieran Tierney’s boots at Celtic?

IT is no secret that Celtic are still in the market for at least one other left-back despite the arrival of Boli Bolingoli at the club in the summer...

Evening Times · Aug 26

CELTIC £7m DEAL HOPES DASHED

CELTIC’S hopes of making a move for Brentford left-back Rico Henry have been scuppered.

Evening Times · Aug 19

Honduras’ President vows to punish ‘terrorists’ as Emilio Izaguirre rushed to hospital and three die at violent derby

Honduras’ President has vowed to punish the ‘terrorists’ who landed former Celtic star Emlio Izaguirre in hospital following riots in the capital before a derby match...

Evening Times · Aug 19
Herald Scotland · Aug 19

Honduras’ President vows to punish ‘terrorists’ as Emilio Izaguirre rushed to hospital and three die at violent derby

Honduras’ President has vowed to punish the ‘terrorists’ who landed former Celtic star Emlio Izaguirre in hospital following riots in the capital before a derby match...

Herald Scotland · Aug 19
Read Celtic · Aug 18

“No room for this in football,” “YNWA Emilio” – These fans offer their support to former Celtic defender following injury in crowd violence

Football supporters have offered their support for Emilio Izaguirre after the former Celtic defender was injured after rival football fans clashed during a match in Honduras.

Read Celtic · Aug 18
90min.com · Aug 18

Former Celtic Player Emilio Izaguirre Among 10 Injured as 3 Die in Honduras Derby Riots

Clashes between rival fans in Honduras left three people dead and ten injured, with former Celtic player Emilio Izaguirre hurt in the violence.

90min.com · Aug 18
Talking Baws · Aug 18

Video: Emilio Izaguirre Injured During Riots Between Rival Fans in Honduras

Former Celtic defender Emilio Izaguirre has been injured after being caught-up in a series of clashes between rival supporters in Honduras...

Talking Baws · Aug 18
Evening Times · Aug 18

Emilio Izaguirre suffers glass in eye after violent Honduras derby saw three killed

Ex-Celtic star Emilio Izaguirre has revealed he suffered shards of GLASS in his eye after shameful riots erupted during his Motagua side’s derby with Olimpia – leaving three people dead...

Evening Times · Aug 18
Herald Scotland · Aug 18

Emilio Izaguirre suffers glass in eye after violent Honduras derby saw three killed

Ex-Celtic star Emilio Izaguirre has revealed he suffered shards of GLASS in his eye after shameful riots erupted during his Motagua side’s derby with Olimpia – leaving three people dead...

Herald Scotland · Aug 18
Daily Mail · Aug 18

Sickening scenes sees three KILLED and seven injured as violence breaks out between fans in Honduras

Former Celtic star Emilio Izaguirre was rushed to hospital after he was injured in a riot between fans in Honduras that saw three supporters killed and seven injured...

Daily Mail · Aug 18

Izaguirre Hurt As Three Die in Riot

EMILIO IZAGUIRRE was injured and three people died in violent clashes between rival fans in Honduras.

The Celtic Star · Aug 18

Emilio Izaguirre Hurt in Terrifying Attack as 3 Die and 7 are Shot or Stabbed

FORMER Celtic star Emilio Izaguire has been injured by shards of glass that came into the team bus following an attack by opposition fans in what must have been a terrifying return for the player to his Honduran club Motagua.

The Celtic Star · Aug 18

Ex-Celtic star Emilio Izaguirre injured as three die in Honduras football riot

Shocking pictures have emerged after fans of Olimpia and Motagua clashed outside the National Stadium in the capital, Tegucigalpa...

VideoCelts · Sep 27

Lennon: I’m not here to keep players happy!

Neil Lennon isn’t in the business of keeping his full-back’s happy- he’d rather that they kept him happy!

VideoCelts · Sep 27
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