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 24). 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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Valencia v Celtic Team News – Brendan’s tactical gamble

SCOTT BAIN is in goals and the there are three central defenders in the side – Dedryck Boyata, Kris Ayer and Jozo Simunovic – suggesting that Celtic are going to play with 3 at the back...

Jozo in Euro Return

JOZO SIMUNOVIC is back in the Celtic squad for tonight’s Europa League last-32 return against Valencia at the Mestalla.

Daily Record · Feb 20

Celtic squad for Valencia match revealed as Jozo Simunovic returns for Europa League tie

Kieran Tierney and Olivier Ntcham are among those still not fit enough to make the team as Celtic head to Spain...

Daily Record · Feb 20

Hoops Duo Want Plastic Turfed Out

CELTIC duo Jozo Simunovic and Callum McGregor hope plastic pitches get the BOOT from Scottish football.

It’s time for plastic pitches to go – Celtic defender Simunovic

Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic believes it is only a matter of time before plastic pitches are booted out of Scottish football for good...

Three Celts Get Zero Ratings

THREE Celtic players were rated ZEROES by the Spanish media following the 2-0 Europa League loss to Valencia at Parkhead last night.

Talking Baws · Feb 14

Video: Valencia Expose Celtic Offside Trap as Fans Point Finger at Izaguirre & Simunovic

Valencia scored a priceless away goal in tonight’s Europa League tie away to Celtic after the Spaniards ruthlessly exposed the Hoops’ sloppy offside trap.

Talking Baws · Feb 14

Confirmed: Izzy’s Euro Comeback

BRENDAN RODGERS has brought back Emilio Izaguirre for tonight’s Europa LeaGue last-32 encounter against Valencia at Parkhead.

The Celtic Star · Feb 14

Celtic team confirmed for Valencia challenge

The Celtic team to face Valencia this Erving is exactly as we told you at lunchtime on The Celtic Star.

The Celtic Star · Feb 14
The Celtic Star · Feb 14

Latest Team News – Simunovic starts, Izaguirre returns after injury, Burke leads the line

THERE were three positions open to speculation in Brendan Rodgers’ team selection for tonight’s mouth-watering Europa League tie against Valencia at Celtic Park...

The Celtic Star · Feb 14
The Celtic Star · Feb 13

Team News Update – No KT but Emilio is ready, toss of a coin between Ajer and Simunovic

KIERAN TIERNEY will NOT be risked tomorrow night against Valencia at Celtic Park having just returned to full training last Friday after being sidelined since the middle of December with a hip injury...

The Celtic Star · Feb 13
Celts Are Here · Feb 13

Hopes Dashed – Brendan Rodgers Confirms Tierney is Out

BRENDAN RODGERS has today dashed the hopes of thousands of Celtic fans by confirming the left back is not ready to return to action for the bhoys against Valencia.

Celts Are Here · Feb 13
VideoCelts · Feb 10

Celtic duo missing due to illness

Simunovic played the first 45 minutes but was replaced at the interval by Kris Ajer with Premier Sports reporting that the defender was also suffering from illness...

VideoCelts · Feb 10

The Media’s Wailing Over Celtic Players Not Being Cited Is Pathetic And Embarrassing.

The Daily Record and a few other outlets just don’t want to quit on this Simunovic thing, even though the SFA has ruled on the matter and said “no case to answer.” In fact, the whining has reached a new pitch with Scott Brown being dragged into it...

The Scotsman · Feb 8

Hibs’ Darnell Johnson hit with SFA ban but Celtic’s Jozo Simunovic escapes action

Hibs defender Darnell Johnson has been offered a two-match ban after his challenge on Celtic defender Emilio Izaguirre in the Ladbrokes Premiership meeting between the two sides on Wednesday...

The Scotsman · Feb 8

Hibs’ Darnell Johnson hit with SFA ban but Celtic’s Jozo Simunovic escapes action

Hibs defender Darnell Johnson has been offered a two-match ban after his challenge on Celtic defender Emilio Izaguirre in the Ladbrokes Premiership meeting between the two sides on Wednesday...

Confirmed: Simunovic, Burke Return

BRENDAN RODGERS has brought in Jozo Simunovic and Oliver Burke to his startling line-up against Valencia in tonight’s last-32 tie at the Mestalla...

Ajer and Simunovic should start in Valencia

With Scott Brown suspended for Sunday’s game against Motherwell, I would play Olivier Ntcham in Valencia on Thursday.

VideoCelts · Feb 17

Hibs go public on SFA criticism after Brown and Simunovic ‘escape’ punishment

“If he was cited for his tackle the least I expected was there would be others – the tackles on Oli Shaw and Mark Milligan to name two...

VideoCelts · Feb 17
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