Jozo Simunovic

Read all the news about Jozo Simunovic of Celtic FC. Position: Defender. Jozo Simunovic was born in Zagreb on 4 August 1994 (age 25). Follow @SimunovicJozo on Twitter.

Jozo Simunovic Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

Jozo Simunovic signed for Celtic on transfer deadline day 2015. The highly rated central defender became Ronny Deila’s eighth signing of the summer, following on from fellow deadline day acquisition Ryan Christie.

Simunovic started his career at Dynamo Zagreb, progressing through their youth ranks before making his senior debut in March 2013. The defender also featured at home for Dynamo against Celtic in last season’s Europa League tie when he was introduced as an 11th minute substitute.

He has also earned international recognition with Croatia’s U21 side, having previously played for his country from age 14.
Simunovic becomes the first Croatian to play for Celtic.

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67HailHail · Oct 15

“Football is simple” – Celtic hero sticks the boot into rivals with hilarious video

Forgotten Celtic hero Jozo Simunovic is clearly having a little bit of fun in his recovery from injury after he posted a video of an infamous derby tackle on social media.

67HailHail · Oct 15

Two in, Two Out for Celtic Against Cluj

CELTIC have a lot of options at the back – even with Jozo Simunovic being out long term.

EatSleepSport · Oct 2

Hendry to get his chance after Simunovic injury

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has hinted unproven Jack Hendry could get his chance to replace Jozo Simunovic in the Celtic defence in the coming weeks...

EatSleepSport · Oct 2
Sports Mole · Oct 1

Celtic receive triple fitness boost ahead of Cluj clash

Only long-term absentees Jozo Simunovic, Daniel Arzani and Jack Hendry are definitely missing...

Sports Mole · Oct 1
67HailHail · Sep 30

Celtic should explore new move for £9.9m man who can’t even get on the bench for current side

A long-term injury to Celtic star Jozo Simunovic has put the need to sign a central defender in the January transfer window into sharp focus...

67HailHail · Sep 30
67HailHail · Sep 29

Celtic now have an urgent January transfer need after Lennon update on much-used star

Celtic manager Neil Lennon confirmed late last week prior to the weekend’s football that Jozo Simunovic is going to be missing for a period of months, as reported by The Scottish Sun...

67HailHail · Sep 29
67HailHail · Sep 29

“It might have killed him” Celtic manager defends himself over key decision

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has backed his Cluj decision that saw Christopher Jullien sit on the bench last month.

67HailHail · Sep 29
67HailHail · Sep 29

Celtic stalwart on why he didn’t play against Cluj – gives Lennon’s reason

When Neil Lennon decided not to field Christopher Jullien vs Cluj last month, it left many supporters disappointed.

67HailHail · Sep 29
67HailHail · Sep 28

Celtic boss relieved that defender’s absence won’t be even longer

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has disclosed that he is relieved that Jozo Simunovic’s injury absence will not keep him out of action of the rest of the reason.

67HailHail · Sep 28
HITC · Sep 28

Our View: Celtic need to re-sign £13m player in January as Lennon confirms bombshell

Celtic will be without Jozo Simunovic until January, but Neil Lennon needs more centre-backs...

HITC · Sep 28

Celtic’s Double Jeopardy

THE disappointing announcement that Jozo Simunovic will miss the rest of the year appeared to overshdaow more bad news for another Celtic defender.

Read Celtic · Sep 27

‘Time to move him on,’ ‘Squad will be tested’ – These fans are concerned as Celtic suffer huge setback

Jozo Simunovic has been ruled out for the next three to four months by Neil Lennon, and many Celtic fans have had their say on the defender’s absence...

Read Celtic · Sep 27

Neil Lennon reveals Jozo Simunovic return date from injury

Neil Lennon has revealed when Jozo Simunovic will return to action after the Celtic defender underwent knee surgery earlier this month after struggling with recurring problems over the past few seasons...

Jozo Blow

CELTIC defender Jozo Simunovic has been struck by a crushing injury blow that could see him OUT for the rest of the year.

VideoCelts · Oct 15

Scott Brown’s brilliant reply as Jozo Simunovic shares again that challenge on Kenny Miller again

Nogomet je jednostavan. Jako jednostavan translates to ‘Football is simple, very simple’ with Brown adding ‘Best touch you have ever had’...

VideoCelts · Oct 15
Celts Are Here · Oct 15

Hilarious – Jozo Simunovic Shares Kenny Miller Tackle Video, Scott Brown Reacts

Out of nowhere this morning Jozo Simunovic posted the clip of himself absolutely destroying Kenny Miller a few years back during a Glasgow Derby...

Celts Are Here · Oct 15
The Celtic Star · Sep 27

Jozo Out until 2020, better news on Bauer, Bitton, Johnston and Shved

NEIL LENNON today revealed that Croatian star Jozo Simunovic faces around four months on the sidelines after his recent ‘clean-up’ knee operation in London...

The Celtic Star · Sep 27
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