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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Celts Are Here · Jul 22

Have Celtic Made Last Ditch Attempt to Sign Morrison?

It has been over a week since reports of Celtic losing one of their top defensive prospects to the Bundesliga but there’s no sign of the player at Bayern and John Kennedy spoke last week of a deal NOT being done despite noises elsewhere...

Celts Are Here · Jul 22
67HailHail · Jul 17

Celtic defender names the man who has taken his game to new heights

Celtic centre-back Kristoffer Ajer has revealed that Hoops assistant manager John Kennedy has been a great help to him in his current run in the Celtic side.

67HailHail · Jul 17
The Celtic Star · Jul 15

‘We’re still in the mix and we want to keep our players here,’ John Kennedy

CELTIC’S Assistant Manager reckons that the weekend’s friendly against Rennes will stand the Celtic players in good stead for the action ahead and reckons that the likes of Leigh Griffiths, Christopher Jullien and Luca Connell will all be better prepared to feature in the Champions League qualifier on Wednesday night as a result of their...

The Celtic Star · Jul 15

Hoops Wonderbhoy: No Deal Agreed

NEIL LENNON and John Kennedy are united in their efforts to stave off interest from Bayern Munich for teenage defender Liam Morrison.

Celts Are Here · Jul 15

‘Nothing Has Been Agreed’ – John Kennedy Denies Reported Parkhead Exit

LIAM MORRISON was reportedly on his way to Bayern Munich at the weekend to put pen to paper on a three-year deal with the Bundesliga giants according to Football Insider.

Celts Are Here · Jul 15

Boss Rates Griff, Jullien and Connell

ASSISTANT boss John Kennedy believes Celtic are on the right course after watching the goalless stalemate against Rennes at Parkhead.

Inside Futbol · Jul 13

He’s Done Terrifically Well – Celtic Assistant Impressed With Bhoys Star’s Pre-Season

John Kennedy has expressed his delight with the progress made by Leigh Griffiths during pre-season with Celtic...

Inside Futbol · Jul 13
67HailHail · Jul 16

Celtic youngster has to beware the Islam Feruz path

The prospect of Liam Morrison to Bayern Munich has been one of the mini-sagas of the transfer window so far.

67HailHail · Jul 16
Celtic TV · Jul 13

John Kennedy on the Match | Celtic 0-0 Rennes

💬 “After the difficult game on Tuesday night, with the heavy pitch and the travelling, we got out of it what we wanted.” #CELREN 📽️ #CelticFC assistant manager John Kennedy gives his verdict on the match.

Celtic TV · Jul 13
Celtic FC · Jul 13

John Kennedy: Friendly match valuable for Euro preparations

WHILE Celtic’s pre-season friendly against Stade Rennais didn’t produce any goals, it was still a productive 90 minutes as the players got more valuable game-time under their belts...

Celtic FC · Jul 13
Celtic FC · Jul 3

See Neil Lennon, John Kennedy and Damien Duff at Celtic FC Festival

WITH the Manager’s appearance at the Celtic FC Festival revealed just yesterday, spaces for the first sitting of ‘An Audience with Neil Lennon’ have already SOLD OUT, with supporters eager to put their questions forward to the Hoops boss...

Celtic FC · Jul 3
67HailHail · Jul 14

‘Looking good’ – Celtic coach impressed with progress made by debutant

Celtic assistant manager John Kennedy has revealed that he has been impressed with the progress made by Christopher Jullien since he joined the Hoops last month.

67HailHail · Jul 14
Inside Futbol · Jul 13

He’s Here Because of His Talent – Celtic Assistant On New Bhoy

John Kennedy has stressed that Celtic signed Luca Connell due to his talent and feels the youngster can develop well...

Inside Futbol · Jul 13
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