Gary Hooper

Celtic hero Gary Hooper was born in Loughton, England on 26 January 1988 (age 32). 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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Former Celtic Goal Machine Lands New Club

The Celt · Sep 30

Leading scorers in the 21st century

Indy Celts · Sep 19

Ajeti a bargain at £4.5 mil, easily the 2nd best striker in the Premiership, but the SMSM say…

Daily Record · Sep 18

Gary Hooper post-Celtic drift in focus

HITC · Aug 23

Neil Lennon compares new Celtic signing Albian Ajeti to Gary Hooper

The Celtic Star · Aug 22

Livi confirm signing of ex-Celt Anthony Stokes

The Boot Room · Aug 18

Neil Lennon says ‘intelligent’ £5m Celtic man is ‘similar’ to Gary Hooper

VideoCelts · Aug 18

Neil Lennon compares Ajeti with his best ever striker signing

Celts Are Here · Jul 28

Former Celtic Striker Lines Up Return to Scotland

Transfer Tavern · Jun 10

£2.61m: Signing 82-goal ace lauded by Neil Lennon was a Celtic masterstroke – Opinion

How the Leagues Were Won: Part 2

Transfer Tavern · May 13

‘Deadly’, ‘What a striker’ – These Hoops fans reminisce after footage emerges of 82-goal ace

Transfer Tavern · Apr 21

‘Could have been an all time great’ – These Hoops fans discuss ‘ruthless’ former ace

The Celtic Star · Apr 16

Charlie Austin reveals Celtic link in 2013

West Brom Striker Confirms Past Celtic Link

Read Celtic · Apr 15

“I’d have him”, “In for 10IAR” – Celtic fans react as star forward admits he’s open to a move to Parkhead

Celts Are Here · Apr 15

Charlie Austin Makes Neil Lennon Celtic Admission

Daily Record · Mar 15

Gary Hooper relocated as ex-Celtic striker faces Australia COVID-19 upheaval

‘Reunited’ – Former Celtic Duo Post Instagram Snap Down Under

67HailHail · Mar 8

Joe Ledley and Gary Hooper “reunited” in brilliant Sydney photo

67HailHail · Jan 3

Former Celtic man given chance to succeed where another failed

Read Celtic · Oct 18, 2019

‘The grass isn’t always greener’ – These Celtic fans fire shots at former Parkhead favourite

Daily Record · Oct 17, 2019

Gary Hooper vows to replicate Celtic scoring form as he signs for Wellington Phoenix

Celts Are Here · Oct 17, 2019

Done Deal – Former Celtic Striker Gary Hooper Finds New Club

The Celtic Star · Oct 17, 2019

Gary Hooper joins Wellington Phoenix on a one year deal

67HailHail · Oct 17, 2019

Gary Hooper Celtic return off as forward seals intriguing new move

Celts Are Here · Oct 14, 2019

Deal for Former £5.6m Celtic Star Falls Through

67HailHail · Oct 14, 2019

£5million former Celtic hero dealt financial blow as big move falls through

Read Celtic · Oct 11, 2019

‘Nope,’ ‘Had his chance’ – These fans think Celtic dodged a bullet by missing out on ex-Parkhead hero in the summer

Read Celtic · Oct 9, 2019

Former Celtic target set for surprise transfer – Why it would be an interesting move

Scotzine · Oct 8, 2019


Celts Are Here · Oct 8, 2019

Former Celtic Goal Machine Set to Make Horrible Career Move – reports

67HailHail · Oct 7, 2019

Celtic were linked with summer move – is he off to Iran instead?

Celts Are Here · Oct 3, 2019

Former Celtic Duo Struggling to Find New Clubs

67HailHail · Oct 2, 2019

Interesting report emerges – could explain why Celtic didn’t move for former player

Read Celtic · Sep 18, 2019

“Tough call” – These Celtic fans left perplexed by latest striker debate

Celts Are Here · Sep 13, 2019

Timing Can Be Everything – The Fall and Rise of Teemu Pukki

The Dugout · Aug 22, 2019

Hooper shares tweet calling for his Celtic return

67HailHail · Aug 22, 2019

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

HITC · Aug 17, 2019

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

67HailHail · Aug 16, 2019

The Celtic-AIK connection most fans would like to forget

The Celtic Star · Aug 10, 2019

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

67HailHail · Aug 9, 2019

Could former hero help boost Celtic’s striking options?

67HailHail · Jul 20, 2019

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

67HailHail · Jun 12, 2019

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

67HailHail · Jun 6, 2019

Chinese development may be about to prevent Celtic Park reunion

Soccerlens · Jun 6, 2019

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

67HailHail · Jun 5, 2019

Celtic to shop again in the most rewarding of markets

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