John Herron

John Herron was born in Coatbridge on 1 February 1994 (age 25).

Herron joined Celtic as a youth player aged 8. Whilst a member of the club’s development squad, Herron, aged 18, made his first team debut for Celtic on 22 December 2012, coming on as an 83rd-minute substitute in a Scottish Premier League match against Ross County, replacing Georgios Samaras in a 4–0 win. Herron did not feature in a competitive first team game again until over a year later when he made his first starting appearance, in a league match away against Motherwell on 19 April 2014.

On 23 January 2015, Herron signed for Scottish Championship club Cowdenbeath on loan until the end of the 2014–15 season. He made 5 appearances for the Miners, picking up three yellow cards.

Upon his return to Celtic, he was released from his contract.

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Scotzine · Jan 15, 2017

Dunfermline Boss In Long-Term Hope For Ex-Celt Herron

FORMER Celtic defender John Herron is wanted on a permanent deal by Dunfermline boss Allan Johnston...

Football365 · Jun 25, 2015

Herron agrees Blackpool deal

Blackpool have made former Celtic player John Herron their fifth summer signing after he signed a two-year deal...

Sky Sports · Jun 25, 2015

Herron agrees Blackpool deal

Blackpool manager Neil McDonald has made his fifth signing of the summer after bringing in former Celtic youngster John Herron on a two-year deal...

TEAMtalk · Jun 25, 2015

John Herron signs Blackpool contract after leaving Celtic

Blackpool manager Neil McDonald has made his fifth signing of the summer after bringing in former Celtic youngster John Herron on a two-year deal...

Sports Mole · Jun 24, 2015

Blackpool sign Celtic’s John Herron on two-year contract

Blackpool sign Celtic midfielder John Herron on a two-year deal, with the option of a further year...

Football League World · Jun 24, 2015

Done Deal: Blackpool sign ex-Celtic midfielder

Former Celtic midfielder John Herron has signed a two-year contract with Blackpool, HITC Sport have confirmed...

BBC · Jun 24, 2015

Blackpool bring in Celtic’s Herron

League One side Blackpool bring in 21-year-old Celtic midfielder John Herron on a two-year contract...

Yahoo Sport UK · Jun 24, 2015

Football – Seasiders swoop for Herron

Blackpool have signed former Celtic midfielder John Herron on a free transfer...

Celtic FC · Jan 23, 2015

Young Celts explain their loan goals

YOUNG Celts John Herron and Paul McMullan are aiming to accelerate their development by heading out on loan for the rest of the season...

Celtic FC · Jan 8, 2015

Herron set for comeback against Magpies

JOHN Herron could make his long-awaited comeback from injury today as Celtic’s Development Squad face their Newcastle counterparts in a closed-doors friendly at the Magpies’ training gr...

Celtic FC · May 12, 2014

Herron’s a five-star Celt

JOHN Herron celebrated his fifth league title with the Under-20s last week, and the success remains just as sweet whether its number one or number five...

Celtic FC · May 6, 2014

Glasgow derby delight for young Celts

SECOND-HALF goals from Denny Johnstone and John Herron saw Celtic Under-20s deservedly defeat their Rangers counterparts 2-0 at Lennoxtown to keep their hopes alive of a fifth successive title...

VideoCelts · May 6, 2014

Young hoops beat Sevco to grab title initiative

The visitors just needed a point to claim their first ever title but their bus parking tactics were overcome by second half goals from Denny Johnstone and John Herron...

VideoCelts · Apr 28, 2014

McIntyre relishes Glasgow Cup Final

The young hoops lost out in the 2012 and 2013 finals but are hoping for a repeat of the 2011 final when a goal from Paul George allowed John Herron to pick up the trophy...

Celtic FC · Apr 28, 2014

Herron: Glasgow Cup glory meant everything

JOHN Herron will never forget the elation of lifting the Glasgow Cup in Paradise three years ago...

Celtic FC · Apr 19, 2014

Herron starts for Celts

JOHN Herron makes his first competitive start for Celtic today against Motherwell as Neil Lennon makes one change from the team that defeated Dundee United 2-0 two weeks ago...

Celtic FC · Apr 1, 2014

Herron savours well-deserved derby win

JOHN Herron believes that Celtic´s Under-20 side have overcome a huge mental hurdle in their pursuit of their domestic league title after an impressive Glasgow derby victory away to Rangers...

Celtic FC · Mar 24, 2014

Herron: We must keep standards high

JOHN Herron was the last-action hero for Celtic Under-20s last week as they fought back to beat St Mirren 3-2 despite playing 86 minutes of the game with 10 men following Eoghan O’Connell’s sending off...

VideoCelts · Mar 18, 2014

Ten men Celts seal last minute win over St Mirren

Substitute Mark Barrowman levelled for St Mirren in the 72nd minute but rather than settle for a point John Herron popped up in the 89th minute to slide home a dramatic winner...

Celtic FC · Feb 11, 2014

Under-20s defeat Kilmarnock

SPFL Under-20s LeagueKilwinning Sports CentreTuesday, February 11, 2014 JOHN Herron’s first-half goal saw Celtic’s Under-20s seal their fourth win on the spin as they beat Kilmarnock 1-0 in Ayrshire...

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