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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The Celtic Star · 2h Hot!

Celtic team to play Hibs

Celtic will start with the team that was predicted on The Celtic Star this morning.
 The Celts starting line-up to play Hibs is as follows:
 Gordon
 Lustig Benkovic Boyata Tierney
 Brown Ntcham
 Forrest Rogic McGregor
 Edouard
 Subs – Bain Gamboa Simunovic Christie Kouassi Morgan and Sinclair
 COYBIG
...

Read Celtic · Oct 17

Forgotten Celtic man targeting regular minutes this season

Jozo Simunovic wants to nail down a regular place in Celtic’s starting XI this season as he continues his return to action.

Read Celtic · Oct 17
The Scotsman · Oct 17

Jozo Simunovic keen to reclaim Celtic starting spot against Hibs

Jozo Simunovic is hoping to reclaim his place in the Celtic side against Hibs in the Ladbrokes Premiership on Saturday, with Filip Benkovic and Tom Rogic also expected to be fit for the visit of Neil Lennon’s side...

The Scotsman · Oct 17
Sky Sports · Oct 17

Simunovic targets Celtic starting spot

Jozo Simunovic is hoping to reclaim his place in the Celtic side against Hibernian in the Ladbrokes Premiership on Saturday...

Sky Sports · Oct 17

Simunovic targets Celtic starting spot

Jozo Simunovic is hoping to reclaim his place in the Celtic side against Hibernian in the Ladbrokes Premiership on Saturday...

The Celtic Star · Oct 17

Fully fit Jozo ready to impress Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers

A WELCOME sight for Celtic supporters has been the return to action after a period on the sidelines for Jozo Simunovic...

The Celtic Star · Oct 17
Celtic FC · Oct 17

Simunovic: We’re looking forward to Hibernian test

WITH the international games now out the way for another month, the Celtic squad have returned to Lennoxtown and are getting straight to work on preparing for the difficult test that Neil Lennon’s Hibernian side will pose when they come to Paradise this Saturday (October 20)...

Celtic FC · Oct 17

Rogic, Benkovic, Simunovic

So what went right? Tom Rogic was back to his imposing best, using his frame to hold-off opponents, while delicately pinging balls into the box to create clear goal-scoring chances.

Pick and share your Celtic XI to down St. Johnstone

Celtic take on St. Johnstone on Sunday and only three points will do as the champions look to close the gap on Hearts at the top of the table.

Scott Brown emerges as injury doubt for Salzburg clash – but Jozo Simunovic could play

SCOTT Brown, the Celtic captain, has emerged as a shock major injury doubt for tonight’s Europa League Group B clash against FC Salzburg...

PICTURES – Surprise Inclusion as Celtic Fly Out to Austria

CELTIC are on their way to Austria and they’ll be going without Filip Benkovic with the Croatian under 21 still recovering from an achilles problem.

The Scotsman · Sep 20

How could Celtic line up against Rosenborg?

Celtic will likely be without Jozo Simunovic and Kristoffer Ajer, resulting in a reshuffle in the backline for the visit of Trondheim’s Rosenborg in tonight’s Europa League group clash...

The Scotsman · Sep 20
The Celtic Star · Sep 19

Benkovic in for Ajer who is ‘a major doubt’ according to Rodgers

KRISTOFFER AJER is set to miss Celtic’s opening Europa League Group match against Rosenborg tomorrow evening after picking up a virus this week which has laid him low.

The Celtic Star · Sep 19
Daily Record · Sep 3

‘I’m a Croatian not Bosnian’ Jozo Simunovic corrects Celtic fans over international mix-up

Simunovic was at the centre of a Balkan bust-up earlier this year when he changed his football allegiance from Croatian to Bosnian only to try and revert back...

Daily Record · Sep 3
VideoCelts · Aug 30

Sky Sports link Benkovic to Celtic

Celtic have been linked with Benkovic on a number of occasions over the last few years after signing Jozo Simunovic from Dinamo Zagreb in 2015...

VideoCelts · Aug 30

Collum Takes Charge of Derby

WILLIE COLLUM will take charge of Celtic’s Premiership game against Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox outfit at Parkhead on Sunday.

Evening Times · Aug 24

Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic insists he couldn’t have played on in Lithuania

Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic insisted that he couldn’t have played on through the pain barrier during the 1-1 draw with Suduva on Thursday night...

Evening Times · Aug 24

The difficult January transfer window

The script was written. Dedryck Boyata was destined to open the scoring against Hamilton Accies yesterday.

The Celtic Star · Aug 25

‘There is no excuse, we have to be better,’ Simunovic

BRENDAN RODGERS seemed to suggest that Jozo Simunovic could have continued in the 1-1 draw against FK Suduva on Thursday evening instead of limping off early in the second half...

The Celtic Star · Aug 25
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