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 27).

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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Celtic need a lager squad than any other club in football

At some point early tomorrow morning Callum McGregor, James Forrest and Scott Bain will arrive at Glasgow Airport and start their summer break.

67HailHail · Jun 11

Celtic man’s hilarious act didn’t go down well with everyone

Mikael Lustig has revealed that he was forced to apologise after a famous ‘police hat’ incident in a Glasgow derby.

67HailHail · Jun 11
Soccerlens · Jun 8

Opinion: Leicester City should sign £10m Celtic man

originally posted on Sportslens.com Brendan Rodgers could be in the market for a winger this summer as Leicester City have a dearth in quality out wide.

Soccerlens · Jun 8
67HailHail · Jun 8

Imperative for Celtic that key duo come through double header unscathed

Neil Lennon will no doubt wish that all his of his Celtic players were having a brief holiday before returning to training towards the end of the month.

67HailHail · Jun 8
Read Celtic · Jun 3

Brendan Rodgers singles out two key Celtic men for praise

Daily Record Sport reports that former Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has been talking up the two men who were in the running for the club’s Player of the Year award – Calum McGregor and James Forrest...

Read Celtic · Jun 3

They don’t slip that easily: Celtic fans shouldn’t fear regression under Lennon – opinion

Brendan Rodgers has praised Celtic players such as Callum McGregor and James Forrest for their Premier League mentality...

67HailHail · Jun 3

Celtic should gear-up for mega-money bids after yesterday’s comments

It could be time for Celtic to start gearing up for the mega-money bids this summer if yesterday’s comments were anything to go by.

67HailHail · Jun 3

Leicester boss Rodgers talks up Celtic winger Forrest

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has talked up Celtic winger James Forrest.Forrest enjoyed great success in Rodgers’ three years at Parkhead.Read more on Tribal Football...

One for the Road: Part 7

CELTIC 2 RANGERS 1 (Sun, March 31, 2019) SLICK goals from Odsonne Edouard and James Forrest swept Celtic THIRTEEN points ahead at the top of the table...

How the Leagues Were Won: Part 7

CELTIC 5 RANGERS 0 (April 29, 2018) CELTIC clinched the Magnificent Seven in memorable fashion with a one-sided drubbing of the Ibrox side in the east end of Glasgow.

Despite BR-Exit, Rodgers wants to talk about these Celtic Stars

FORMER CELTIC manager Brendan Rodgers has been signing the praises of two of the homegrown Celtic stars Callum McGregor and your Player of the Year James Forrest.

HITC · Jun 2

International manager wowed by £10m Celtic player’s improvement

Continue reading “International manager wowed by £10m Celtic player’s improvement” on HITC.

HITC · Jun 2
HITC · Jun 2

Rodgers suggests he transformed Celtic star who was about to quit Parkhead

Continue reading “Rodgers suggests he transformed Celtic star who was about to quit Parkhead” on HITC.

HITC · Jun 2

How the Leagues Were Won: Part 4

CELTIC 5 DUNDEE 0 (May 2, 2015) LEIGH GRIFFITHS, Scott Brown, Kris Commons, James Forrest and Nir Bitton shared the goals to put new manager Ronny Deila’s team on course for a fourth consecutive success.

Read Celtic · May 30

Gallery: Celtic youngsters who are close to featuring for the first team

Celtic are a club that take pride in developing youth players in their ranks for them to become future stars in the first team.

Read Celtic · May 30
The Celtic Star · May 29

‘James Forrest in particular is an exciting one,’ Steve Clarke on Scotland’s Star Man

THREE CELTIC stars, the two player of the year winners James Forrest and Callum McGregor plus goalkeeper Scott Bain were named earlier this week in the Scotland squad for the vital Euro qualifiers against Cyprus (at Hampden, must win) and Belgium away (a hide behind the sofa night for the Tartan Army but a great...

The Celtic Star · May 29
The Celtic Star · Jun 12

Calmac running on Empty against Best in the World Belgium

CALLUM McGREGOR and James Forrest finally brought their 2018-19 season to a close last night in Scotland’s unsurprising 3-0 defeat in Brussels against a Belgium side ranked as the best in the world...

The Celtic Star · Jun 12
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