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.

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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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Griff ‘Has to Take a Long Look at Himself,’ Hoops Legend

CELTIC legend John Collins has urged Leigh Griffiths to recapture the form that terrorised defences just three years ago.

67HailHail · 14h

Celtic man “has to take a look at himself”

Former Celtic player and assistant manager John Collins has given some words of support to Leigh Griffiths.

67HailHail · 14h
Daily Record · Jun 15

John Collins sends Celtic message to Leigh Griffiths as he pushes for Hoops return

The former Parkhead coach also reflects on Kieran Tierney and Callum McGregor’s journeys to the top...

Daily Record · Jun 15
Herald Scotland · Jun 15

“Leigh Griffiths has to take a long look at himself in the mirror – and get back in peak shape”

JOHN Collins has told Leigh Griffiths he needs to get back into the shape he was in when he netted 40 goals for Celtic during the 2015/16 campaign in order to successfully resurrect his career...

Herald Scotland · Jun 15
67HailHail · Jun 12

It’s fair to say Neil Lennon’s transfer priority has now changed

Neil Lennon’s priority this summer was apparently a striker when he spoke back in April (The Herald).

67HailHail · Jun 12
67HailHail · Jun 12

Watching Scotland could soon be like watching Celtic

Celtic aren’t the only team who will be counting down the days until Ryan Christie, Leigh Griffiths and Kieran Tierney return.

67HailHail · Jun 12
67HailHail · Jun 11

Celtic man was “never the best trainer” according to Scotland coach

Scotland youth coach Billy Stark has claimed that Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths was a challenge to work with when he was younger.

67HailHail · Jun 11
67HailHail · Jun 6

Returning Celtic attacker could thrive under manager he is very familair with

We continue our season review of Celtic players in 2018/19 with a look at Celtic’s number nine, Leigh Griffiths.

67HailHail · Jun 6

Neil Lennon’s £6m Striker Claim Not What Fans Want to Hear

NEIL LENNON has read the room wrong when he talks about Celtic’s player prospects next season.

EatSleepSport · Jun 5

Lennon excited to welcome back Griffiths

Celtic manager Neil Lennon says Leigh Griffiths’ return will be like having a new “£6 million” striker at the club...

EatSleepSport · Jun 5
67HailHail · Jun 5

Neil Lennon excited for potentially big Celtic return

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has stated that Leigh Griffiths’ return will be like getting a £6million striker for nothing.

67HailHail · Jun 5

Remember Leigh’s 200 goal target? Lenny’s in a hurry to get transfer business done

LEIGH GRIFFITHS took part in the post-match Treble Treble celebrations on the pitch at Hampden last month but looked rather subdued.

Evening Times · Jun 4

Neil Lennon: Having Leigh Griffiths back next season will be like Celtic signing a £6 million striker

NEIL Lennon has predicted the return of striker Leigh Griffiths next season will be like Celtic signing a £6 million player...

Evening Times · Jun 4

Neil Lennon: Having Leigh Griffiths back next season will be like Celtic signing a £6 million striker

NEIL Lennon has predicted the return of striker Leigh Griffiths next season will be like Celtic signing a £6 million player...

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