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 28). 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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Opinion: Celtic must look to sign in-demand Leeds star, he would be a terrific signing

originally posted on Sportslens.com Along with bolstering the defence, Neil Lennon must devote serious attention in adding depth and quality to his attacking department.

67HailHail · Jul 19

Lennon words suggest Celtic star still isn’t fully fit

Neil Lennon’s recent comments on Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths suggests he still has work to do.

67HailHail · Jul 19
Scotzine · Jul 18

Revealed: Lennon’s Aims for Griff, Hoops Duo’s Special Praise, Double Deal on Way, KT Spurs Link, New Bhoy’s Pledge, Venue Switch

NEIL LENNON admitted it was “fantastic” to see Leigh Griffiths make his first competitive appearance of 2019 for Celtic in the 2-1 win over FK Sarajevo at Parkhead last night...

Scotzine · Jul 18
The Guardian · Jul 18

Neil Lennon tips Leigh Griffiths to make major Celtic impact after personal issues

Griffiths makes competitive return in 2-1 win over Sarajevo• Celtic next face Estonia’s Nomme Kalju in Champions LeagueNeil Lennon senses Leigh Griffiths will make a major contribution for Celtic after the striker completed his comeback against Sarajevo.The Scotland international came on for the last 12 minutes as Celtic won 2-1 to secure a 5-2 aggregate victory in the first qualifying round of the Champions League...

The Guardian · Jul 18

Neil Lennon backs Leigh Griffiths to make ‘significant contribution’ for Celtic

Celtic manager Neil Lennon senses Leigh Griffiths is set to make a major contribution to the team after the striker completed his comeback against Sarajevo...

Sports Mole · Jul 17

Result: Leigh Griffiths makes comeback as Celtic cruise past Sarajevo

Griffiths was given a huge ovation as he came on for his first competitive appearance since December last year...

Sports Mole · Jul 17

Leigh Griffiths makes comeback as Celtic cruise past Sarajevo

Leigh Griffiths made his comeback as Celtic eased past Sarajevo in the Champions League qualifiers...

67HailHail · Jul 17

‘A work in progress’ – Celtic boss understandably cautious regarding striker

Celtic boss Neil Lennon is being understandably cautious when it comes to the fitness of striker Leigh Griffiths.

67HailHail · Jul 17
67HailHail · Jul 17

Celtic manager offers hope for star-man tonight

Celtic manager Neil Lennon hasn’t ruled out the possibility of starting Leigh Griffiths vs Sarajevo tonight.

67HailHail · Jul 17
Evening Times · Jul 17

Celtic’s street fighting rascal Leigh Griffiths is getting back to his best

CELTIC’S street fighting rascal is getting back to where everyone associated at the club wants him to be, writes Neil Cameron...

Evening Times · Jul 17
Herald Scotland · Jul 17

Celtic’s street fighting rascal Leigh Griffiths is getting back to his best

CELTIC’S street fighting rascal is getting back to where everyone associated at the club wants him to be, writes Neil Cameron...

Herald Scotland · Jul 17

Neil Lennon ponders Celtic striking options after Griffiths’ return

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has welcomed the return of ‘superb’ Leigh Griffiths after the striker got his first runout Parkhead this year...

Celts Are Here · Jul 16

‘Work in Progress’ – Neil Lennon Dashes Hopes of Striker Start

Neil Lennon has dashed hopes that Celtic fans might see a Leigh Griffiths start at Celtic Park in a competitive fixture for the first time in 2019 on Wednesday night...

Celts Are Here · Jul 16
Read Celtic · Jul 15

Celtic forward insists team-mate guarantees goals after return

Ryan Christie has backed returning Celtic team-mate Leigh Griffiths’ to guarantee goals throughout the 2019-20 season...

Read Celtic · Jul 15

Boss Rates ‘Rascal’ Griff

LEIGH GRIFFITHS is heading in the right direction as he attempts to make up for seven months in the football wilderness.

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