James Forrest

Read all the news about James Forrest of Celtic FC. Position: Midfielder. James Forrest was born in Prestwick on 7 July 1991 (age 28).

James Forrest Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

On 30 August 2009, Forrest signed a four-year contract with Celtic. Their Head of Youth development, Chris McCart, hailed him as one of the best players in Celtic’s U19 squad. Forrest had always excelled at Celtic, with a match program from 2004 singling him out for exceptional performances in the under-13 squad. He then made his first team debut for Celtic on 1 May 2010, coming on as a late substitute against Motherwell. He scored the third of Celtic’s goals in a 4–0 win.

He made his first European appearance for the club in a Champions League qualifying game against Braga in July 2010. A few days later he won the man of the match award for his performance in the Emirates Cup game with Olympique Lyonnais. He continued this fine form into the league campaign, scoring against St Mirren in a 4–0 victory. Forrest was named the SPL Young Player of the Month for August 2010. He would score another two goals, both against Hearts, before being rewarded for his form with a new five year deal on 28 January 2011. Forrest collected his first winner’s medal on 21 May 2011 when he came on a late second-half substitute for Kris Commons in Celtic’s 3–0 Scottish Cup Final win over Motherwell.

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VideoCelts · 11h

President Petrie is planning SPFL fixture chaos

If they SPFL can force James Forrest, Callum McGregor, Ryan Christie and Greg Taylor to play Hibs, Hearts and Aberdeen on December 15, 18 and 21 it shouldn’t be a problem getting the same players to turn out for Celtic on March 21 followed by Scotland duty on March 26 and 31...

VideoCelts · 11h
The Celtic Star · Nov 16

Video: Celtic Pair Combine as McGinn Puts Scots Ahead

Celtic pair Greg Taylor and James Forrest combined well to help give Scotland the lead in Cyprus.

The Celtic Star · Nov 16
Herald Scotland · Nov 13

James Forrest defends former Celtic teammate Kieran Tierney after Arsenal pull plug on Scotland call

JAMES FORREST has defended his former Celtic teammate Kieran Tierney, saying that the full-back loves playing for Scotland...

Herald Scotland · Nov 13
Evening Times · Nov 13

James Forrest defends former Celtic teammate Kieran Tierney after Arsenal pull plug on Scotland call

JAMES FORREST has defended his former Celtic teammate Kieran Tierney, saying that the full-back loves playing for Scotland...

Evening Times · Nov 13

Exclusive: Alan Hutton claims ‘Very good’ Celtic giant set for exit after recent developments

Alan Hutton has tipped Celtic midfielder Nir Bitton to leave Parkhead in 2020 with the Israeli international yet to pen a new contract with the Hoops...

Read Celtic · Nov 11

“Pure magic”, “Greatest tweet ever” – These Celtic fans love special footage of goals in Rome

Olivier Ntcham’s stoppage-time winner against Lazio in the UEFA Europa League will go down in Celtic’s history as one of their biggest ever goals.

Read Celtic · Nov 11
67HailHail · Nov 10

Celtic star wants to stay at Parkhead for as long as possible

Celtic winger James Forrest’s future was secured only 11 days ago, and he’s once again reaffirmed his commitment to the Parkhead cause.

67HailHail · Nov 10
67HailHail · Nov 10

Report: English club want Lennon-signed Celtic man in January; no starts in over two months

Celtic utility man Nir Bitton is the subject of transfer interest from English Premier League side Burnley, The Scottish Sun report...

67HailHail · Nov 10

‘He always delivers’ – McNamara raves over ‘Fantastic’ Celtic 28yo who started v Motherwell

Jackie McNamara has been left raving over the recent form of Celtic winger James Forrest after an important week for the Hoops...

Read Celtic · Nov 10

‘Another harakiri from Lazio’ – Italian media outlet blasts Lazio following Celtic defeat

Italian media outlet Gazzetta dello Sport have torn into Lazio following their 2-1 defeat to Celtic on Thursday.

Read Celtic · Nov 10
Soccerlens · Nov 9

Opinion: Bruce could transform Newcastle by signing 28 yr old Celtic ace

originally posted on Sportslens.com Newcastle should look to make a move for Celtic’s James Forrest.

Soccerlens · Nov 9
Read Celtic · Nov 9

Italian media identify Celtic’s star man from victory over Lazio

James Forrest has been singled out by Italian media outlet Corriere dello Sport for his role in Celtic’s 2-1 win over Lazio.

Read Celtic · Nov 9

Celtic winger James Forrest targets top spot in Group E – and a place among the last 32 seeds

HE may rate the dramatic last-gasp win over Lazio in Rome as one of the finest of his long and trophy-laden Celtic career, but James Forrest has no intentions of basking in the afterglow of the historic victory for long...

Read Celtic · Nov 8

Celtic star opens up on “frightening” Lazio experience

James Forrest has described Olivier Ntcham’s dramatic last minute winner against Lazio as “frightening,” following the 2-1 win in the Stadio Olimpico.

Read Celtic · Nov 8
Soccer Souls · Nov 8

[Image] Predicted 4-2-3-1 Celtic XI to face Motherwell – Can Edouard fire the Hoops to an important win?

Celtic FC vs Motherwell prediction: Celtic FC line-up Celtic welcome Motherwell to Celtic Park on Sunday hoping to retain the top spot of the Scottish Premiership table.

Soccer Souls · Nov 8
67HailHail · Nov 8

“Might wanna rethink that tweet” – Some Celtic fans bite back at BBC post

The admin of the BBC Match of the Day Twitter feed had a bit of a stinker following on from Celtic’s glorious win over Lazio in Rome...

67HailHail · Nov 8
67HailHail · Nov 8

Olympian shares stunning Celtic image from Rome

Olympian hammer thrower Chris Bennett was one of the lucky Celtic fans to witness the team beating Lazio in stunning circumstances on Thursday night.

67HailHail · Nov 8

Plenty of Celtic fans were unhappy with one thing James Forrest did on Thursday

Celtic enjoyed a famous 2-1 win away to Lazio in the Europa League last night, with Olivier Ntcham scoring a stoppage-time winner for Neil Lennon’s team...

‘Sick of it’, ‘Gives me the fear’ – Many Celtic fans question Neil Lennon’s ‘crazy’ decision

With Boli Bolingoli missing Celtic’s Europa League trip to Lazio yesterday, Neil Lennon faced a significant call as to who would start at left-back...

‘Up there with the best nights I’ve ever had,’ Celtic’s Star Man’s Buzzing after Result in Rome

CELTIC’S Star Man James Forrest couldn’t quite find the words to describe how he was feeling late last night in Rome...

‘We Really Deserved It,’ Forrest

JAMES FORREST insists Celtic proved a massive point with their 2-1 Europa League Group E triumph over Serie A cracks Lazio in Rome last night.

Lenny’s Hopes for International Celts

THERE will be no rest for the international Celts during the break with Callum McGregor, Ryan Christie and James Forrest on duty for Scotland.

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