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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67HailHail · Apr 22

Celtic were given a great sign yesterday that’s gone unnoticed

Kristoffer Ajer and Jozo Simunovic continued their fine partnership in yesterday’s 0-0 draw at Easter Road.

67HailHail · Apr 22

Hibs 0 Celtic 0: No Easter Parade in Scoreless Stalemate

HIBS 0 CELTIC 0 CELTIC’S surge towards an eighth successive title stalled again in a blankety blank performance against Hibs at Easter Road this afternoon...

Celts Are Here · Apr 21

Celtic Suffer Injury Blow Ahead of Easter Road Clash – reports

CELTIC have started to look settled with injuries cooling down but it looks like there may be one blow this afternoon with the news Jozo Simunovic is struggling with an injury according to reports...

Celts Are Here · Apr 21
67HailHail · Apr 20

‘Manage properly’ – Neil Lennon names the one Celtic player he must treat carefully

Interim Celtic boss Neil Lennon has admitted that the club have to nurse Jozo Simunovic through games after his recent injury problems...

67HailHail · Apr 20
Read Celtic · Apr 20

Key Celtic defender set to miss Hibernian in fresh injury blow

Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic is a major doubt for tomorrow’s trip to Hibernian after picking up a knock last Sunday.

Read Celtic · Apr 20
67HailHail · Apr 17

Celtic players are finally talking about it

Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic has stated that the players are now finally talking about the treble treble.

67HailHail · Apr 17
67HailHail · Apr 17

There could be contrasting fortunes for two Celtic loanees in the weeks to come

It was interesting to see how two Celtic loanees were treated recently in the game against Aberdeen.

67HailHail · Apr 17
67HailHail · Apr 16

Excellent performance against Aberdeen shows that Celtic defender is worth persevering with

Celtic’s Jozo Simunovic turned back the clock in the recent 3-0 Scottish Cup semi-final win over Aberdeen.

67HailHail · Apr 16
67HailHail · Apr 16

Lennon is making key progress in becoming next Celtic manager

Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic’s comments are a key indicator that some players want Neil Lennon as the next permanent manager.

67HailHail · Apr 16
67HailHail · Apr 15

Lennon: I’ve never seen that before from Celtic star

Celtic interim manager Neil Lennon has heaped praise on the performance of centre-back Jozo Simunovic yesterday.

67HailHail · Apr 15
Read Celtic · Apr 15

Lennon names the one Celtic player that has surprised him this season

Neil Lennon has revealed that Jozo Simunovic has surprised him since his return to the club.

Read Celtic · Apr 15
Celts Are Here · Apr 15

Celtic Star Makes Neil Lennon Admission

JOZO SIMUNOVIC has told Celtic fans the players are currently rooting for Neil Lennon to get the job on a full-time basis after helping the Irishman get to the Scottish Cup final with a top defensive display...

Celts Are Here · Apr 15
67HailHail · Apr 14

“Best performance yet” “Sensational” Celtic man puts in unusual standout performance

Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic put in arguably his best display of the season in today’s 3-0 win over Aberdeen.

67HailHail · Apr 14
Read Celtic · Apr 14

Four things we learned from Celtic’s 3-0 win over Aberdeen

Celtic passed a big test this afternoon with a solid performance to defeat the 10 men of Aberdeen...

Read Celtic · Apr 14

Ajer: Mjallby Makes Van Dijk Comparison

CELTIC hero Johan Mjallby reckons Kristoffer Ajer can take the same route to the top as Virgil van Dijk.

The Celtic Star · Apr 21

‘The team news is in’ – Lenny shuts down leaks, Ntcham and Izaguirre start

JOZO SIMUNOVIC has made it and starts against Hibs but there’s no place in the side for Kieran Tierney, presumably as Lenny manages his injury condition – we know it’s NOT your hip KT!

The Celtic Star · Apr 21
The Celtic Star · Apr 21

‘If we continue to win, it’s inevitable,’ Jozo eyes Easter Road win to set up title party

JOZO SIMUNOVIC, other that Ryan Christie of course, is the only injury concern that Neil Lennon has from the team that played so well last Sunday in the Scottish Cup semi-final win over Aberdeen...

The Celtic Star · Apr 21
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