Jorge Cadete

Celtic hero Jorge Cadete was born in Mozambique on 27 August 1968 (age 52).

In April 1996, after a lengthy transfer saga, Cadete’s contract was rescinded and he signed for Celtic on a free transfer, in the middle of the 1995–96 campaign. His debut came against Aberdeen at Celtic Park as he came off the bench to score Celtic’s fifth goal in a 5–0 win, thus becoming an instant hit; along with Pierre van Hooijdonk and Paolo Di Canio, he was labelled as one of the “Three Amigos” by club chairman Fergus McCann.

Cadete’s transfer to Celtic turned out to be controversial. Despite being signed prior to the transfer deadline, the Scottish Football Association delayed processing his registration in time for the Scottish Cup semi-finals against Rangers at Hampden Park. Following a complaint from McCann, SFA chief Jim Farry was relieved of his duties after being found guilty of deliberately holding back the player’s registration.

The following season, Cadete’s only full in Scotland, was unarguably the greatest of his career, with the player finishing the year as the country’s top scorer with 33 goals in 44 appearances in all competitions, without the aid of penalty kicks. Despite this, his team lost the league title to Glasgow arch-rivals Rangers; he played his last match against Dundee United, bowing to the Celtic fans before kissing the turf.

Celtic manager Tommy Burns made way for new coach Wim Jansen, and Cadete remained a Celtic player throughout the season. Then, citing mental health issues and a failure to adjust to life in Scotland without his family, he requested a transfer.

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Indy Celts · Jun 18

Cadete’s 5-year plan for Edouard

Report | Cadete Makes “right mentality” Claim Over Celtic’s 10th Title

Soccerlens · Jun 18

Portuguese predicts who’ll win title next season – Rangers or Celtic

Herald Scotland · Jun 18

Celtic star Odsonne Edouard should sign new five-year deal at Parkhead says Jorge Cadete

Evening Times · Jun 18

Celtic star Odsonne Edouard should sign new five-year deal at Parkhead says Jorge Cadete

Glasgow Live · Jun 18

Celtic should offer Odsonne Edouard ‘top money’ to stay says Jorge Cadete

Daily Record · Jun 18

Jorge Cadete urges Celtic to offer lucrative Odsonne Edouard contract

Ex-Celt Urges Edouard to Stay for Five Years

The Celtic Star · Jun 18

‘Staying at Celtic is the right thing,’ Jorge Cadete’s advice to Odsonne Edouard

Transfer Tavern · Apr 27

‘Most natural goalscorer I’ve seen’, ‘Would have been unreal’ – These Celtic fans discuss ex-ace

The Celtic Star · Mar 30

He’s Portuguese And Can’t Play With Ease: The Full Story Of Cadete’s Transfer Saga

Celtic FC · Mar 30

Jorge Cadete finally became a Celt on this day in 1996

The Celtic Star · Mar 30

“I would have made the difference,” Jorge Cadete on the SFA costing him medals

The Celtic Star · Mar 30

Jorge Cadete, that ‘Conditionality Clause’ and the Scottish FA

HITC · Mar 10

Ex-striker shares what he noticed about Celtic fans on Saturday

EatSleepSport · Mar 10

Griffiths backed for derby role by Cadete

67HailHail · Mar 10

Jorge Cadete calls for Leigh Griffiths to start derby for Celtic

Griff Files: Unleash Leigh at Ibrox, Urges Ex-Celt

67HailHail · Mar 10

Jorge Cadete speaks out about his Celtic Park return on Saturday

VideoCelts · Jan 14

Celtic TV pundit gives telling Klimala reminder

67HailHail · May 22, 2019

Celtic hero’s Patrick Roberts urge

Cmon The Hoops Celtic · Mar 22, 2019

Jorge cadete | throwback player | Celtic fc

Celts Are Here · Feb 12, 2019

Jorge Cadete – “Surprised By Celtic Supporters”

The Celtic Star · Jan 23, 2019

Contrasting fortunes on Celtic debuts, Weah’s infectious enthusiasm

Celtic Quick News · Sep 21, 2018

Exclusive! Part Two: the Three Amigos and Me – Davie Hay Tells All

Celtic Quick News · Sep 20, 2018

Exclusive! Part One: How We Almost Lost Henrik for £140,000 – Davie Hay Tells All

The Celtic Star · Sep 19, 2018

‘Celtic’s Double Dutch miss but Three Amigos were my Bhoys,’ Celtic Ambassador

Evening Times · Sep 8, 2018

Celtic legends Jorge Cadete, Simon Donnelly and Jackie McNamara to take part in an ‘evening with’ event

The Celtic Star · Aug 20, 2018

‘I scored 38 goals in 47 games, no penalties, but I’m not a Celtic legend,’ Jorge Cadete

Celts Are Here · Aug 20, 2018

‘I’m Not a Celtic Legend’ – Former Parkhead Goal Machine Responds to Fans

Celts Are Here · Aug 14, 2018

Portuguese Goal Machine Wishes Celtic Luck in Greece

The Celtic Star · Jul 18, 2018

Jim Craig: Paulo di Canio’s pay demands, Jorge Cadete’s unhappiness

The Celtic Star · Jul 18, 2018

Jim Craig – Paulo di Canio’s pay demands, Jorge Cadete’s unhappiness

The Celtic Star · Apr 22, 2018

We travelled from Ontario, Canada to meet Jorge Cadete and Tom Boyd in Paradise

Celts Are Here · Apr 18, 2018

“I’m Available” – Former Celtic Goal Machine Reveals Rodgers Chat

HITC · Apr 17, 2018

Former hero open to Celtic return, shares conversation with Brendan Rodgers

The Celtic Star · Mar 30, 2018

“I would have made the difference,” Jorge Cadete on the SFA costing him of medals

Celts Are Here · Feb 25, 2018

Forever in My Memories – Celtic Goal Machine Thanks Celtic Support

The Celtic Star · Feb 23, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT – Smell The Glove live events with special guests to celebrate 20th anniversary of ‘Stopping the Ten’

HITC · Oct 19, 2017

Former international striker claims Celtic rejected £9m Leeds United offer

Talking Baws · Oct 16, 2017

Jorge Cadete Claims Celtic Turned Down £9M From Leeds United For Him in 1996

Daily Record · Oct 16, 2017

Celtic rejected £9m Leeds United offer for me in 1996 claims former Hoops star Jorge Cadete

The Scotsman · Oct 16, 2017

Leeds ‘tried to sign Jorge Cadete from Celtic for £9m’

Last Ditch Tackle · Sep 11, 2017

Are we watching Stewart Regan’s ‘Jim Farry moment’?

Last Ditch Tackle · Sep 11, 2017

Are we watching Stewart Regan’s ‘Jim Farry moment’?

Celtic Quick News · Sep 10, 2017

Remember Farry, Mr Regan

VideoCelts · Mar 7, 2017

Jorge Cadete sets goal target for Dembele

Talking Baws · Jan 24, 2017

Celtic’s Erik Sviatchenko Looks More Like Jorge Cadete in Throwback Picture

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