Jackie McNamara

Jackie McNamara was born in Glasgow on 24 October 1973 (age 46).

Jackie McNamara · Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

McNamara began his playing career with Dunfermline Athletic before joining Celtic in 1995. During ten years at the club he won the Scottish Premier League title four times and the Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup three times each. He then played in England with Wolverhampton Wanderers before returning to Scotland, finishing his career with spells at Aberdeen, Falkirk and Partick Thistle.

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‘There’s something going on’ – McNamara reacts to ‘Personal’ spat involving Celtic ace

Jackie McNamara suggests that there are “personal” issues between Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths and former Rangers star Kris Boyd after the Hoops’ win over Kilmarnock...

Transfer Tavern · Jan 17

‘He’s young, he needs to play’ – Jackie McNamara thinks Celtic misfit should leave Parkhead

Former Celtic defender Jackie McNamara thinks that Hoops striker Vakoun Issouf Bayo needs a loan spell away from Parkhead due to a lack of game-time with the club...

Read Celtic · Jan 16

Pundit urges Neil Lennon to offload former January signing he has ‘no faith’ in

Jackie McNamara has urged Neil Lennon to send Vakoun Bayo out on loan this month as the striker needs to prove himself to the Celtic boss...

Exclusive: McNamara suggests Celtic player may have been wound up after official announcement

Jackie McNamara suggested that people may have successfully wound Celtic attacker Leigh Griffiths up following the signing of Patryk Klimala.

Exclusive: McNamara suggests Lennon may have no faith in reportedly in-demand Celtic player

Jackie McNamara suggested Neil Lennon may have no faith in Celtic attacker Vakoun Bayo based on how little he has used him...

Former Celtic midfielder urges £5-million rated EPL star to join Celtic

Celtic favourite Jackie McNamara has urged Newcastle United Ki Sung-Yeung to return to Celtic, and in the process take a significant wage.

‘People do forget if you’re not playing’ – Jackie McNamara believes Celtic outcast ‘needs to go’

Former Celtic defender Jackie McNamara believes that Hoops outcast Jack Hendry needs to leave the club in order to resuscitate his career.

Exclusive: McNamara believes ‘Talented’ Celtic player likely to be overlooked by Lennon

Jackie McNamara gushed about Celtic midfielder Scott Robertson but suggested the 18-year-old is unlikely to feature much more in the first-team this season.

Read Celtic · Jan 9

Pundit urges Premier League midfielder to make Celtic switch

Celtic favourite Jackie McNamara has urged Newcastle United midfielder Ki Sung-Yeung to make the move to Celtic, and in the process take a significant wage cut.

Exclusive: McNamara believes senior Celtic player at risk of being forgotten – ‘He needs to go’

Jackie McNamara believes Celtic defender Jack Hendry is at risk of being forgotten about.

Exclusive: Jackie McNamara urges PL player to make sacrifice to aid plotted Celtic move

Jackie McNamara urged Newcastle United midfielder Ki Sung-yueng to take a pay cut in order to aid a move to Celtic.

Exclusive: McNamara suggests future of reportedly in-demand Celtic player hangs in balance

Jackie McNamara suggested the future of Celtic defender Jonny Hayes hangs in the balance with Championship sides keen on his services...

Exclusive: McNamara believes Celtic attacker handed massive boost after official announcement

Jackie McNamara revealed that he believes Celtic attacker Mikey Johnston has been handed a massive boost with the club handing him such a lengthy contract...

Exclusive: McNamara suggests what ‘Biggest problem’ facing Celtic is amid reported speculation

Jackie McNamara suggested the biggest problem facing Celtic was being able to utilise every member of their squad.

Daily Record · Jan 2

Jackie McNamara issues staunch Rangers defence over Steven Gerrard Celtic celebrations

The former Dundee United manager insists the Rangers boss shouldn’t be criticised for his reaction to the win...

Exclusive: McNamara up in arms over criticism of Rangers figure under ‘Incredible’ pressure

Jackie McNamara was up in arms over the criticism Rangers manager Steven Gerrard received for his celebrations against Celtic.

Read Celtic · Jan 1

Celtic relied ‘too heavily’ on Frimpong against Rangers says McNamara

Jackie McNamara believes Celtic were too reliant on Jeremie Frimpong in Sunday’s Glasgow Derby.

Football Insider · Dec 31, 2019

Ibrox Exclusive: McNamara blown away by ‘Excellent’ Rangers ace, makes comparison to Celtic star

Jackie McNamara gushed about Rangers midfielder Steven Davis following his performance in the 2-1 win over Celtic.

Football Insider · Dec 31, 2019

Exclusive: McNamara suggests Lennon wrong to ‘Heavily’ rely on tiring Celtic player

Jackie McNamara suggested Celtic manager Neil Lennon was wrong to heavily rely on Jeremie Frimpong during the loss to Rangers...

Football Insider · Dec 29, 2019

‘Fantastic’ – Exclusive: Jackie McNamara drools over Celtic player who started v Rangers

Jackie McNamara heaped praise on Celtic midfielder Scott Brown and claimed he’ll be really difficult to replace.

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