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.

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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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

CELTIC 4 INVERNESS CT 1 (April 21, 2013) NEIL LENNON led the Hoops to a second successive crown with a solid 4-1 win over the Highlanders at Parkhead...

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
Scotzine · May 10

Ex-Hoops Boss Warns of ‘Step Backwards’

FORMER Celtic boss Davie Hay believes any move from his old club for Gary Hooper would be a backward step.

Scotzine · May 10
Celts Are Here · May 10

Former Celtic Boss Unimpressed by Parkhead Transfer Rumour

Celtic legend Davie Hay has given his thoughts into the rumours about a possible Gary Hooper Parkhead return this summer.

Celts Are Here · May 10
67HailHail · May 10

Former Celtic boss not enamoured with reported transfer target

Former Celtic boss Davie Hay isn’t in favour of Gary Hooper making a return to the club.

67HailHail · May 10
Evening Times · May 10

Davie Hay: Gary Hooper returning would be a step back for Celtic

I am not sure about the notion of Celtic looking to bring back Gary Hooper up front, if reports about Neil Lennon having an interest in the striker are true...

Evening Times · May 10

Don’t bother: Celtic shouldn’t be up for apparent transfer fight – Verdict

Celtic are apparently set to battle it out with Aston Villa and Fulham for Gary Hooper’s signature – but why?

Read Celtic · May 9

Championship giants join Celtic in battle to sign free agent

Celtic face competition from Championship giants Aston Villa in the race to land striker Gary Hooper, who is available on a free transfer following his release from Sheffield Wednesday.

Read Celtic · May 9
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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