Gary Hooper

Read all the news about Celtic hero Gary Hooper. Gary Hooper was born in Loughton, England on 26 January 1988 (age 30). Follow @HOOP588 on Twitter.

Gary Hooper Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

Hooper started his career at non-League Grays Athletic in 2003. While there he won the 2004–05 Conference South, as well as the FA Trophy twice in 2005 and 2006. After this Championship club Southend United signed him on a free transfer in 2006. He was loaned out twice by the club, on a three-month loan to League One club Leyton Orient in 2007 and a six-month loan to League Two club Hereford United in 2008. Scunthorpe United signed him in 2008, for a fee of £175,000. After two years he was signed by Celtic for £2.4 million. In his first season with the club he was the top scorer and also won the 2011 Scottish Cup.

Hooper has scored in the Premier League, Championship, League One, League Two, FA Cup, League Cup, Football League Trophy, FA Trophy, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Scottish Cup, Scottish League Cup and the Scottish Premier League, the first and only player to achieve this feat. On top of this, he has also scored in the Conference National and the Conference South.

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Talking Baws · Dec 14, 2017

Video: Watch How Celtic’s Team from 2012 Would Get on in the Present Day

Have you ever wondered what would have happened had Celtic kept hold of players like Victor Wanyama, Fraser Forster and Gary Hooper? Well, wonder no more, Hoops fans!

Talking Baws · Dec 14, 2017
HITC · Oct 11, 2017

Should Celtic consider bringing fans’ favourite back – for club-record equalling fee?

Gary Hooper’s Sheffield Wednesday form has piqued the interest of West Brom, Crystal Palace and Brighton – but what of former club Celtic?

HITC · Oct 11, 2017
This Is Celtic · Jun 28, 2016

From Gary Hooper to Maciej Zurawski – 4 players whose careers nosedived after leaving Celtic

We take a look at 5 former Celtic players whose careers were never the same once they walked out of Paradise...

This Is Celtic · Jun 28, 2016
Talking Baws · Jun 21, 2017

Former Celtic Stars Gary Hooper, Adam Matthews, Joe Ledley & Charlie Mulgrew Reunite For Family Holiday

If things weren’t going so good for Celtic at the moment then this may be a photo that would bring a tear to their eye...

Talking Baws · Jun 21, 2017
Evening Times · Mar 17, 2017

Lee Congerton: Celtic still look to mine young diamonds

It is a policy that has served Celtic well in recent years, with Virgil van Dijk, Fraser Forster, Victor Wanyama and Gary Hooper all playing big roles for the club before moving to England...

Evening Times · Mar 17, 2017
FootballFanCast · Nov 8, 2016

Dembele’s potential transfer fee could knock these five Celtic deals off the radar...

Celtic fans are well used to seeing stars depart, it was difficult to replace Victor Wanyama, Gary Hooper and Virgil van Dijk...

FootballFanCast · Nov 8, 2016
VideoCelts · Nov 6, 2017

Five years ago tonight these unlikely bhoys were about to make history

When Neil Lennon got round to picking his side there were some notable names missing such as Scott Brown, Gary Hooper, Anthony Stokes and Emilio Izaguirre...

VideoCelts · Nov 6, 2017
Scotzine · Sep 11, 2017

HOOPER KOs WARBS

FORMER Celt Gary Hooper piled the misery on ex-Rangers boss Mark Warburton in Sheffield Wednesday’s 3-1 win over Nottingham Forest...

Scotzine · Sep 11, 2017
VideoCelts · Mar 2, 2017

Scotland midfielder is massive Dembele fan

These days at Sheffield Wednesday he doesn’t need to look to far for reminders of the hoops with Glenn Loovern, Ross Wallace and Gary Hooper as Hillsborough team-mates...

VideoCelts · Mar 2, 2017
The Celtic Blog · Feb 23, 2017

The Rise & Fall Of Gary Hooper

There’s nothing truer than the old adage that “the grass isn’t always greener on the other side...

The Celtic Blog · Feb 23, 2017
Talking Baws · Mar 9, 2016

Joe Ledley Says the Best Moments of His Career So Far Came as a Celtic Player

Neil Lennon’s Celtic team are often remembered for contributions by the likes of Gary Hooper, Fraser Forster and Victor Wanyama, but it’s easy to forget the understated role Joe Ledley played in that side’s success...

Talking Baws · Mar 9, 2016
Celtic Quick News · Oct 24, 2016

Hooper Keeps Boss Happy

GARY HOOPER was Sheffield Wednesday’s matchwinner as he netted the only goal against Queens Park Rangers...

Celtic Quick News · Oct 24, 2016
Celtic Quick News · Feb 8, 2016

Celts In The South

CQN’s weekly feature on ex-Celts in the south, featured this week are Victor Wanyama, Fraser Forster, Virgil Van Dijk, Aiden McGeady, Gary Hooper Neil Lennon (who is NOT about to return to Celtic), Paul Lambert and Tony Watt SOUTHAMPTON boss Ronald Koeman was fuming after Victor Wanyama saw red for the THIRD time this season...

Celtic Quick News · Feb 8, 2016
Celtic Quick News · Jan 19, 2016

Hooper’s Hope

FORMER Celtic striker Gary Hooper could have his future resolved this week...

Celtic Quick News · Jan 19, 2016
Celtic Quick News · Jan 13, 2016

Hooper Up For Grabs As Balde Leaves Metz

FORMER Celtic striker Gary Hooper will be up for grabs when his Sheffield Wednesday loan deal expires on Sunday...

Celtic Quick News · Jan 13, 2016
Read Celtic · Nov 19, 2015

Lennon believes Hooper is better than Griffiths

Former Celtic manager Neil Lennon has weighed into the debate between Gary Hooper and Leigh Griffiths...

Read Celtic · Nov 19, 2015
The Scotsman · Nov 19, 2015

Neil Lennon: Griffiths not yet at level of Hooper

THEY are two of the most prolific Celtic strikers since Henrik Larsson said farewell to Parkhead, so comparisons between Leigh Griffiths and Gary Hooper are easy to make...

The Scotsman · Nov 19, 2015
HITC · Nov 19, 2015

Lennon raves about Celtic star, but says he’s not as good as Wednesday loanee

Bolton Wanderers manager Neil Lennon says Celtic’s Leigh Griffiths is not as good as Norwich City-owned Sheffield Wednesday striker Gary Hooper...

HITC · Nov 19, 2015
Celtic Quick News · Jan 22, 2016

Hooper Gets His Wish

GARY HOOPER today signed for Sheffield Wednesday on a 3-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee, believed to be around £3...

Celtic Quick News · Jan 22, 2016
Celtic Quick News · Jan 22, 2016

‘Griffiths Deserves More Credit’ Ambrose

EFE AMBROSE is refusing to rate 54-goal Leigh Griffiths alongside Gary Hooper and Co...

Celtic Quick News · Jan 22, 2016
Celtic Quick News · Jan 17, 2016

Hooper Wanted

HEAD Coach Carlos Carvalhal hopes Gary Hooper will remain at Sheffield Wednesday...

Celtic Quick News · Jan 17, 2016
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