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 32). 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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The Celtic Star · Dec 13

Celtic Team News: Tierney’s return is the only change

BRENDAN Rodgers has made the one expected change to the side that beat Kilmarnock at the weekend.

The Celtic Star · Dec 13
VideoCelts · Dec 12

Rodgers gets boost with defender back in training

Emilio Izaguirre proved to be a more than adequate deputy for Tierney but the Scotland defender is the undisputed first choice left-back at Celtic...

VideoCelts · Dec 12

Celtic 5 Leicester City 1

CELTIC were simply sensational in the first 45 minutes at Celtic Park this afternoon, totally blowing League leaders Leicester City away with four wonderful goals – and it could have been more!

Glasgow Live · Dec 8

Celtic 5 Kilmarnock 1 – Hoops reclaim top spot with Kilmarnock rout

James Forrest’s first-time finish from Emilio Izaguirre’s cross gave Brendan Rodgers’ side the lead after just five minutes – the first goal Killie had conceded in five games...

Glasgow Live · Dec 8

No Kieran Tierney In Celtic Squad

The news that Kieran Tierney is not only been replaced by Izaguirre today but has not made the Celtic squad will have some Celtic fans concerned.

Celtic Team News: Emilio starts as KT’s not well

Celtic team to play Kilmarnock is as follows: Craig Gordon Mikael Lustig, Jozo Simunovic, Filip Benkovic, Emilio Izaguirre Callum McGregor, Ryan Christie James Forrest, Tom Rogic, Scotty Sinclair Odsonne Edouard Subs Bain, Hendry, Brown, Griffiths, Gamboa Ntcham and Hayes...

Celts Are Here · Nov 16

Celtic Star Singles Out Victor Wanyama and Efe Ambrose

We haven’t seen much of the Weeman so far this time around but during his tenure at the club, Emilio Izaguirre has seen a lot of player turn over.

Celts Are Here · Nov 16
Transfer Tavern · Sep 20

‘Happy to be home’ – These Celtic fans can’t stop smiling after player’s message

As Celtic prepare for what will be an interesting tie later tonight against Rosenborg in the Europa League group stages their fans have been sharing their love for the club’s experienced defender, Emilio Izaguirre.

Transfer Tavern · Sep 20
BBC · Sep 1

Celtic v Rangers: The O** F*** players making second derby debuts

Allan McGregor and Kyle Lafferty of Rangers, and Emilio Izaguirre of Celtic could make their second O** F*** debuts on Sunday...

BBC · Sep 1
Evening Times · Aug 26

Celtic captain Scott Brown: Lennoxtown clear-the-air meeting with Dedryck Boyata paved way for defender’s return

Celtic captain Scott Brown has insisted that the Hoops players are not agitating for new arrivals at the club as the minutes tick down to the closure of the transfer window.

Evening Times · Aug 26
HITC · Aug 23

Has Brendan Rodgers’ criticism of Celtic’s transfer plans already been justified?

Scottish Premiership champions Celtic have signed four players this summer, Scott Bain, Odsonne Edouard, Daniel Arzani and Emilio Izaguirre...

HITC · Aug 23
The Scotsman · Aug 20

Gamboa and Izaguirre hailed as Brendan Rodgers backs Boyata return

Second chances were a recurring theme for Celtic in their Betfred Cup win at Firhill on Saturday...

The Scotsman · Aug 20
VideoCelts · Aug 19

VIDEO: Emotional Izaguirre salutes the Celtic support

The defender spent last season with Al Feiha but cut short his time in Saudi Arabia where his family had failed to settle...

VideoCelts · Aug 19
Celts Are Here · Aug 19

Scott Brown Delivers Social Media Message to Fans – Praises Two Celtic Stars

SCOTT BROWN has used his social media account to praise returning star Emilio Izaguirre and Leigh Griffiths for their part in Celtic’s Betfred Cup win.

Celts Are Here · Aug 19
Inside Futbol · Aug 19

PHOTO: So Good To See Emilio Izaguirre Back, Celtic Star Says

Scott Brown has saluted the return of Emilio Izaguirre to action against Partick Thistle...

Inside Futbol · Aug 19
VideoCelts · Aug 18

VIDEO Tierney in with the fans as Celtic beat Thistle

A thigh injury ruled him out of a place On the pitch so the bhoy from Wishaw took a seat in the stand to watch Emilio Izaguirre return to first team action...

VideoCelts · Aug 18

Confirmed:KT Returns

KIERAN TIERNEY in for Emilio Izaguirre is Brendan Rodgers’ only change for tonight’s Europa League Group B crunch confrontation with RB Salzburg at Parkhead.

VideoCelts · Aug 24

Calvin Miller heads out on loan

Emilio Izaguirre’s return on a one year contract has allowed Brendan Rodgers to ‘release’ Miller giving him the chance to get a season of first team football...

VideoCelts · Aug 24
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