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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Team News: Rodgers makes six changes from Athens

SCOTT BAIN gets his first outing of the season in goals for Celtic today as Cristian Gamboa and Emilio Izaguirre replace Lustig and Tierney at full backs.

Inside Futbol · Aug 15

Shocking – Celtic Legend Takes Aim At Jozo Simunovic

Celtic legend Pat Bonner has criticised Jozo Simunovic’s performance for the Bhoys against AEK Athens...

Inside Futbol · Aug 15
VideoCelts · Aug 15

Horror picture shows the nightmare defending that KO’d Celtic’s Champions League hopes

His pass/cut back escaped Jozo Simunovic, Jack Hendry was held at bay by one attacker and suddenly Kieran Tierney and Olivier Ntcham were unable to close down Galo as he shot low and firm past Craig Gordon...

VideoCelts · Aug 15
The Celtic Star · Aug 14

AEK Athens v Celtic – Team News, No Edouard, Griffiths starts

ODSONNE EDOUARD is missing from the Celtic line-up to face AEK Athens which kicks off at 7pm.

The Celtic Star · Aug 14
Soccer Souls · Aug 11

Poor Simunovic, Average Sinclair – The best and the worst rated Celtic stars vs Hearts

Full Time: Hearts 1-0 Celtic Kyle Lafferty’s only goal of the game sunk Celtic to give Hearts three priceless Scottish Premiership points on Friday.

Soccer Souls · Aug 11

Confirmed: Griff One of 5 Changes

BRENDAN RODGERS has made sweeping changes to his Celtic line-up for this aftternoon’s game against Hearts at Tynecastle.

The Celtic Star · Aug 11

Celtic Team News: Griffiths and Sinclair start, Hendry preferred to Ajer

THE CELTIC side to take on Hearts in the second Scottish Premiership match of the season is confirmed as follows: Gordon Lustig Hendry Simunovic Tierney Brown Kouassi Hayes McGregor Sinclair Griffiths Substitutes are Bain, Rogic, Ntcham, Edouard, Ajer, Forrest and Johnston...

The Celtic Star · Aug 11
The Celtic Star · Aug 11

Celtic Team News: Griffiths and Sinclair start, Hendry preferred to Ajer

THE CELTIC side to take on Hearts in the second Scottish Premiership match of the season is confirmed as follows: Gordon Lustig Hendry Simunovic Tierney Brown Kouassi Hayes McGregor Sinclair Griffiths Substitutes are Bain, Rogic, Ntcham, Edouard, Ajer, Forrest and Johnston...

The Celtic Star · Aug 11
Celtic FC · Aug 11

Celtic starting XI to face Hearts at Tynecastle

BRENDAN Rodgers has made five changes to the side that played against AEK Athens in midweek for Celtic’s Scottish Premiership trip to Tynecastle to face Hearts, with Jonny Hayes, Jozo Simunovic, Eboue Kouassi, Scott Sinclair and Leigh Griffiths all coming into the starting XI...

Celtic FC · Aug 11
Celtic FC · Aug 11

Celtic starting XI to face Hearts at Tynecastle

BRENDAN Rodgers has made five changes to the side that played against AEK Athens in midweek for Celtic’s Scottish Premiership trip to Tynecastle to face Hearts, with Jonny Hayes, Jozo Simunovic, Eboue Kouassi, Scott Sinclair and Leigh Griffiths all coming into the starting XI...

Celtic FC · Aug 11
Celtic FC · Aug 11

Celtic starting XI to face Hearts at Tynecastle

BRENDAN Rodgers has made five changes to the side that played against AEK Athens in midweek for Celtic’s Scottish Premiership trip to Tynecastle to face Hearts, with Jonny Hayes, Jozo Simunovic, Eboue Kouassi, Scott Sinclair and Leigh Griffiths all coming into the starting XI...

Celtic FC · Aug 11
VideoCelts · Aug 11

Rodgers leaves out two big names in Celtic side to face Hearts

Playing Jozo Simunovic alongside Jack Hendry in the centre of defence is the only concession towards the match in Athens due to the UEFA suspension of Ajer...

VideoCelts · Aug 11
John James · Aug 11

An Escalation of Hostilities

Today’s Celtic team to face Hearts at Tynecastle should raise a few eyebrows viz: Gordon, Lustig, Simunovic, Hendry, Tierney, Hayes, Brown, Kouassi, McGregor, Sinclair, Griffiths.

John James · Aug 11
The Celtic Star · Aug 10

‘Why don’t you stay just a little bit longer?’ New deals for Dembele and Boyata

BRENDAN RODGERS is hoping to have both Moussa Dembele and Dedryck Boyata in his side on Tuesday night in Athens and is working hard to convince both players to sign new contracts at Celtic...

The Celtic Star · Aug 10

Celtic V Livingston : A Preview

5-0 to us imo After a very short break for THE BOAYS, Scottish Fitba is well and truly back tomorrow, as the Champions host new boys Livingston at Celtic Park.

Rodgers Praises Double-Act

BRENDAN RODGERS praised rookie defenders Jack Hendry and Kristoffer Ajer after Celtic’s goalless draw against Rosenborg in Trondheim.

The Scotsman · Jul 31

Rumour Mill: Lafferty set for ‘showdown talks’ | Celtic decide against appeal | Rangers target not for sale

Kyle Lafferty will meet with Hearts management amid interest from Rangers, Celtic have decided against appealing the extra one-match ban given to Jozo Simunovic, and Rangers have been told that Mark Beevers is not for sale...

The Scotsman · Jul 31
Celts Are Here · Jul 31

REVEALED – The Real Reason Celtic Backed Down to UEFA

As we reported yesterday, Celtic decided NOT to appeal Jozo Simunovic’s extended ban.

Celts Are Here · Jul 31
VideoCelts · Aug 11

New Boyata blow

Jack Hendry and Jozo Simunovic are the only central defenders currently fit for Tuesday’s match although Mikael Lustig or Kieran Tierney could be drafted in to form a three man defence...

VideoCelts · Aug 11

Team news update

BRENDAN RODGERS will make four changes to the side that drew in Norway on Wednesday evening.

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