Gary Hooper

Read all the news about Celtic hero Gary Hooper. Gary Hooper was born in Loughton, England on 26 January 1988 (age 31). Follow @HOOP588 on Twitter.

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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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Celts Are Here · Sep 13

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Celts Are Here · Sep 13
The Dugout · Aug 22

Hooper shares tweet calling for his Celtic return

Former Celtic ace, Gary Hooper, has shared a fans tweet calling for him to return to Celtic Park...

The Dugout · Aug 22
67HailHail · Aug 22

Is Hooper next? – Star shares post calling on his return to Celtic

Former Celtic striker Gary Hooper has shared a fan’s post on Twitter calling on his return to Neil Lennon’s side this summer.

67HailHail · Aug 22
HITC · Aug 17

Should Celtic sign free agent Neil Lennon once paid £2.4m for?

Gary Hooper won two Scottish Premiership titles with Celtic and he’s now a free agent after leaving Sheffield Wednesday...

HITC · Aug 17
67HailHail · Aug 16

The Celtic-AIK connection most fans would like to forget

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67HailHail · Aug 16
The Celtic Star · Aug 10

‘Sold Down the River,’ Niall J on this week’s Deflections Tactics from Celtic Board

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The Celtic Star · Aug 10
67HailHail · Aug 9

Could former hero help boost Celtic’s striking options?

If Celtic are looking to bolster their attacking options this summer then they could do a lot worse than re-signing Gary Hooper.

67HailHail · Aug 9
67HailHail · Jul 20

Would Celtic boss consider bringing title winning midfielder back to the club?

The return of Neil Lennon as Celtic boss unsurprisingly led to stories about some of his former Hoops players returning to the club.

67HailHail · Jul 20
67HailHail · Jun 12

Looking to the recent past is not the transfer solution for Celtic

With Neil Lennon in charge of Celtic for the second time, there have been thoughts that he could bring back some players who were such success for him in his first spell as Hoops manager...

67HailHail · Jun 12
Soccerlens · Jun 6

Ex-Celtic striker would be keen on Parkhead return, could face competition from Villa

originally posted on Sportslens.com According to reports from The Daily Star, former Celtic striker Gary Hooper is considering a big money offer from Far East clubs.

Soccerlens · Jun 6
67HailHail · Jun 5

Celtic to shop again in the most rewarding of markets

If there’s one market Celtic have had sustained success in over recent years it’s the English Championship.

67HailHail · Jun 5

How the Leagues Were Won: Part 2

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67HailHail · May 16

Media needs to relax over potential woeful deal for Celtic

Ex-Celtic star Gary Hooper has once again been the subject of media speculation recently.

67HailHail · May 16
Read Celtic · May 15

Striker drops social media hint ahead of possible Celtic move

Former Celtic striker Gary Hooper has dropped another hint over a possible return to the club, The Boot Room report.

Read Celtic · May 15
Celts Are Here · May 15

Former £5.67m Striker Desperate for Parkhead Move

Former £5.67million man and Celtic striker Gary Hooper has been angling for a return to the club in recent weeks and last night he really ramped up his efforts to get noticed by the club...

Celts Are Here · May 15
HITC · May 11

‘Better quality’: Former Celtic manager can’t believe player Neil Lennon reportedly wants

Departing Sheffield Wednesday forward Gary Hooper is reportedly wanted by Celtic, Aston Villa and Fulham...

HITC · May 11

Celtic To Face Competition From Fulham & Aston Villa For Signing Their Former Striker: Can Lennon Get Him?

Recently reports had emerged that Neil Lennon wanted to bring former Celtic striker Gary Hooper back to Parkhead in the summer...

FootballFanCast · May 10

“Not sure” – Davie Hay left unconvinced by reported Neil Lennon plan, and he’s got a point

Former Celtic player Davie Hay isn’t convinced about current Bhoys manager Neil Lennon’s reported wish to bring striker Gary Hooper back to Parkhead this summer...

FootballFanCast · May 10
Read Celtic · May 10

Former Celtic boss unimpressed over reported transfer target

Former Celtic player and manager, Davie Hay, has been left unimpressed by the Hoops’ link to free agent Gary Hooper, claiming a move for the former Hoops forward would be a ‘step backwards’...

Read Celtic · May 10
Soccer Souls · May 12

Aston Villa signing this 31-year-old veteran for free would be a massive coup by Dean Smith in the summer – agreed?

Aston Villa opinion: Villans linked with Gary Hooper – Good move? According to a report in Birmingham Mail, Championship side Aston Villa are one of the few teams linked with a summer move for Sheffield Wednesday striker Gary Hooper.

Soccer Souls · May 12
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