Leigh Griffiths

Read all the news about Leigh Griffiths of Celtic FC. Position: Attacker. Leigh Griffiths was born in Edinburgh on 20 August 1990 (age 29). Follow @Leighgriff09 on Twitter.

Leigh Griffiths Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

Leigh Griffiths was a prolific goalscorer for Hibernian in 2012/13 while on loan from Wolves, scoring 28 goals for the Edinburgh side. His performances saw him named PFA Scotland Young Player of the Year and the Scottish Football Writers’ Player of the Year. He returned to Wolves for the 2013/14 season and scored an impressive 13 goals for the Molineux side, before making the move to the Scottish champions in the January 2014 transfer window. Griffiths netted his first goal for Celtic in a 2-0 win over Hearts at Tynecastle, and followed that up with a hat-trick at home against Inverness Caley Thistle.

Under Ronny Deila, Griffiths has been played as a winger as well as up front alongside John Guidetti. Alongside his goals against Dundee and Dundee United, Griffiths also managed to score twice after coming on as a substitute against Partick Thistle in the Scottish League Cup, helping Celtic to a six-goal victory. Griffiths would score his third Celtic career hat-trick against Dundee United in April 2015, making him the recipient of the 2015 Top Goalscorer prize at the Celtic Player of the Year awards.

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“Get him playing” – These Celtic fans all want Lennon to start one man more regularly

Celtic manager Neil Lennon revealed that striker Leigh Griffiths is raring to play after a successful training camp in Dubai, as reported on The Scotsman.

Exclusive: Pundit touts ‘Proven’ Celtic star for Parkhead exit after official update

Noel Whelan has touted Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths for an exit from Parkhead after the arrival of fellow forward Patryk Klimala...

Neil Lennon claims that he has never seen Patryk Klimala play live

It was clear that Celtic needed to bring in a new striker in this transfer window after being let down by both Leigh Griffiths and Vakoun Issouf Bayo in the first part of the season...

Davie Hay makes bold prediction about Celtic line-up for cup tie

Former Celtic boss Davie Hay has been looking ahead to the Hoops’ game against Partick Thistle on Saturday evening.

‘Get him something to eat then’ – Some Celtic fans react to Lennon’s comments on 3-goal forward

Plenty of Celtic fans have been reacting to comments made by manager Neil Lennon on Friday about striker Leigh Griffiths, which were shared by the club’s official Twitter channel @CelticFC.

‘So Griff may start against Thistle and I think he’d like to stay here,’ Lenny ends Griffiths speculation

NEIL LENNON yesterday backed Leigh Griffiths to make his mark on Celtic’s campaign in the second half of the season that gets underway later this afternoon in the 5.30pm kick-off against Partick Thistle at Firhill in the Scottish Cup...

Davie Hay: Leigh Griffiths has to grasp ideal opportunity against Partick Thistle

THERE is a possibility that the arrival of Patryk Klimala at Celtic may mean that Leigh Griffiths and Vakoun Issouf Bayo – or perhaps both – will look to get out of the club and get some games this month...

Herald Scotland · Jan 17

Neil Lennon hands Leigh Griffiths Celtic lifeline as he looks set to start against Partick Thistle

LEIGH GRIFFITHS may get the chance to relaunch his Celtic career against Partick Thistle this evening, as manager Neil Lennon revealed he is in no rush to see the striker leave the club...

Herald Scotland · Jan 17
Evening Times · Jan 17

Neil Lennon hands Leigh Griffiths Celtic lifeline as he looks set to start against Partick Thistle

LEIGH GRIFFITHS may get the chance to relaunch his Celtic career against Partick Thistle this evening, as manager Neil Lennon revealed he is in no rush to see the striker leave the club...

Evening Times · Jan 17
Scotzine · 7h

Hoops Legend’s Advice to Griffiths

CELTIC legend Davie Hay has offered advice to Leigh Griffiths with the striker’s Hoops future apparently in doubt...

Scotzine · 7h
Daily Record · Jan 17

Neil Lennon gives Leigh Griffiths Celtic starting hint as he provides Mohamed Elyounoussi injury update

The Hoops boss has been happy with the striker’s progress and has suggested he is in line for minutes in the Scottish Cup against Partick Thistle...

Daily Record · Jan 17

Lennon provides Griffiths update amid Celtic exit rumours

Neil Lennon has provided a transfer update on Leigh Griffiths amid rumours that the striker could be on the way out of Celtic.

Lenny Lifeline for Griff

LEIGH GRIFFITHS may be thrown a lifeline by Neil Lennon ahead of Celtic’s Scottish Cup-tie against Partick Thistle at Firhill this evening.

67HailHail · Jan 17

Celtic boss details conversation with attacker; ‘he wants to play’

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has confirmed that he recently had talks with Leigh Griffiths about the player’s future at the club.

67HailHail · Jan 17
Daily Star · Jan 17

Neil Lennon offers Leigh Griffiths transfer update amid Celtic exit talk

Celtic frontman Leigh Griffiths has struggled to usurp Odsonne Edouard in attack but is raring to go as the Bhoys look to retain their title according to Neil Lennon...

Daily Star · Jan 17
67HailHail · Jan 17

“Maybe not” – Celtic boss comments on further striker recruitment

Celtic boss Neil Lennon gave the distinct impression that he may be happy with his lot of strikers currently at the club.

67HailHail · Jan 17

Lennon Confirms Griffiths Still Has Place At Celtic

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths could still have a place in Lennon’s Celtic squad as the Celtic manager has confirmed Griffiths...

Lennon issues January update on Hoops ace who has been urged to pursue a move away

Neil Lennon has revealed Leigh Griffiths is “hungry” to compete for his place in the team amid speculation about his future.

The Celtic Blog · Jan 17

Neil Lennon’s Update On Leigh Is Good News. But This May Be His Last Chance To Stake A Claim.

There has been much speculation about Leigh Griffiths lately; Neil Lennon today suggested that he is fit and ready for the next part of the campaign.

The Celtic Blog · Jan 17
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