John Kennedy

Read all the news about John Kennedy of Celtic FC. Position: Coach. John Kennedy was born in Bellshill, Scotland on 18 August 1983 (age 36).

Kennedy is the grandson of Celtic and Manchester United player Jimmy Delaney, but he is not related to John Kennedy, a midfielder who played for Celtic in the 1960s. He came through Celtic’s youth system and signed his first professional contract on the same day as fellow defender Stephen McManus. He made his first-team debut aged 16 during the 1999–00 season. In the 2003–04 season, he had a run in the Celtic starting eleven and came under scrutiny from scouts of AC Milan who contacted Celtic about making a move. It was during this season that Kennedy scored his only goal for Celtic, against Dundee in the SPL.

Kennedy is currently defensive coach under Brendan Rodgers.

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67HailHail · Nov 15

Neil Lennon will finally breathe sigh of relief with manager update

Celtic boss Neil Lennon will be happy that John Kennedy is definitely not be going to Hibs.

67HailHail · Nov 15

‘Try and stop it’ – Exclusive: McNamara reacts as crunch talks pencilled at Celtic

Jackie McNamara says he cannot see Celtic assistant coach John Kennedy leaving Parkhead to take charge of Hibernian as speculation builds over a potential switch...

67HailHail · Nov 14

Report: Celtic wanted £300,000 for man who Lennon praised hugely

Celtic assistant manager John Kennedy has reportedly committed his future to the club, ending speculation that he could be the next man to take charge of Hibernian, The Scottish Sun report...

67HailHail · Nov 14
Daily Record · Nov 14

John Kennedy not approached by Hibs as Celtic No.2 focuses on Parkhead success

We revealed the Hoops would have demanded £300,000 in compensation if an offer from the Leith side was forthcoming...

Daily Record · Nov 14
EatSleepSport · Nov 14

Jullien doubts Kennedy departure

Celtic defender Christopher Jullien does not believe assistant manager John Kennedy will seek to leave the club, despite reported interest from Hibernian...

EatSleepSport · Nov 14
Sky Sports · Nov 14

Kennedy staying at Celtic

Celtic assistant manager John Kennedy is no longer in the running for the Hibernian job, Sky Sports News understands...

Sky Sports · Nov 14
HITC · Nov 14

Report: Celtic want six-figure fee for in-demand Scotsman

Celtic assistant manager John Kennedy is reportedly on the radar of Hibernian...

HITC · Nov 14

Kennedy Staying, Insists Claim

REPORTS linking John Kennedy with a move to Hibs have been killed off because of his commitment to Celtic.

Celts Are Here · Nov 14

Celtic Boost – One Club Coach Snubs Talks

Hibs have received a massive snub from John Kennedy who don’t even entertain a conversation with the Edinburgh club before turning down the notion he would leave Celtic...

Celts Are Here · Nov 14

‘Who Would Leave Celtic?’ Jullien

CHRISTOPHER JULLIEN has a simple take on the reports that have been linking assistant boss John Kennedy with Hibs.

Herald Scotland · Nov 13

Christopher Jullien backs John Kennedy to stay at Celtic, saying he can go on to be a great manager

CHRISTOPHER JULLIEN hopes that Celtic can hang onto John Kennedy after the club’s assistant manager played a pivotal role in helping him to settle into life with the Scottish champions, believing he will make a great manager in the future...

Herald Scotland · Nov 13
Evening Times · Nov 13

Christopher Jullien backs John Kennedy to stay at Celtic, saying he can go on to be a great manager

CHRISTOPHER JULLIEN hopes that Celtic can hang onto John Kennedy after the club’s assistant manager played a pivotal role in helping him to settle into life with the Scottish champions, believing he will make a great manager in the future...

Evening Times · Nov 13
The Celtic Star · Nov 13

Hibs Vacancy – ‘Kennedy is no longer a candidate,’ STV Man Understands

JOHN KENNEDY is out of the running to become the new Hibs manager, according to STV Sports Reporter Raman Bhardwaj.

The Celtic Star · Nov 13
Read Celtic · Nov 13

Celtic ace reveals the club must keep hold of ‘influential’ Hoops figure

Callum McGregor believes it is “imperative” that Celtic keep hold of the in-demand John Kennedy amid rumours linking him with the vacant Hibernian job...

Read Celtic · Nov 13
Sky Sports · Nov 13

Jullien: Who would leave Celtic?

Celtic defender Christopher Jullien questions why assistant manager John Kennedy would leave the club, amid rumours he will be approached for the Hibernian job...

Sky Sports · Nov 13
BBC · Nov 13

‘Who would leave Celtic?’ – defender Jullien dubious about Kennedy Hibs talk

Christopher Jullien backs John Kennedy to become a good manager one day but thinks it is not the right time for the assistant boss to leave Celtic for Hibernian...

BBC · Nov 13
Hail Hail Media · Nov 13

We Shall Not Be Moved Podcast – Arrivederci Lazio

Mickey & J.P discuss the tremendous win over Lazio, Motherwell, Lenny, Broony, Calmac, some @triviatim quiz for J.P, transfer rumour and John Kennedy link with Hibs, and Fantasy 5’s this week is ‘1 season wonders’.

Hail Hail Media · Nov 13
VideoCelts · Nov 13

Kennedy kills off Hibs move

JOHN KENNEDY has ended talk of a stunning move to become Hibs boss by committing to Celtic...

VideoCelts · Nov 13
Inside Futbol · Nov 13

Jack Ross On Hibernian Shortlist, Celtic Assistant Boss No Longer Candidate

Celtic assistant John Kennedy is no longer in the running for the Hibernian job, but Jack Ross is a candidate...

Inside Futbol · Nov 13
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