Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson was born in Glasgow on 5 June 1984 (age 35).

In early January 2006, it emerged that Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Glenn Hoddle had shown interest in Wilson during the summer and Heart of Midlothian had made an “active enquiry”, with Celtic and Leeds United also showing an interest in the player who had a £500,000 release clause inserted in his new contract. By the middle of the month, Celtic were rumoured to be close to completing the signing of Wilson and on 16 January, Wilson signed for the club his family had “supported all their life”. Signing for £500,000, Wilson received 25% of the fee under the terms of his contract. He made his debut two weeks later, ironically against Dundee United, playing at right-back in the 3–3 home draw. Wilson suffered a number of injuries in his first full season at Celtic, a broken foot, knee injury and subsequent knee operation.

Wilson became more of a regular in the Celtic side under the management of Neil Lennon. On 1 February 2011, he scored his first goal for Celtic in a 3-0 victory against Aberdeen at Pittodrie Stadium. He got his second goal just 12 days later when he put Celtic 2-0 ahead against his former club Dundee United at Tannadice. On 2 March 2011 during the Scottish Cup fifth round replay against Rangers at Celtic Park, Wilson scored the only goal in what would turn out to be an ill-tempered Old Firm with Rangers receiving three red cards.

It was reported on 30 January 2012 that Wilson was in talks with Leeds United over a potential loan for the remainder of the 2011–12 season, but no deal materialised. On 3 May, Wilson captained Celtic in their 1-0 win against St Johnstone. After the game it was revealed that Wilson would be leaving the club at the end of the season so had been given the captaincy for his last match.

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Ex-Celt Urges 2020 Vision for Fans

FORMER Celtic defender Mark Wilson has urged Hoops fans to look on the bright side.

Daily Record · Jan 2

Mark Wilson issues Celtic fan plea as he insists Rangers defeat isn’t end of the world

The former Hoops defender has told supporters of his old club they shouldn’t panic because there’s still a long time to go in the league this season...

Inside Futbol · Dec 31, 2019

Some Celtic Fans Too Harsh On Him – Former Bhoy Defends 28-Year-Old

Mark Wilson has defended Celtic winger James Forrest from criticism from supporters...

Inside Futbol · Dec 31, 2019

Defeat Against Rangers Isn’t Disaster – Former Celtic Star Still Positive

Mark Wilson has insisted that Celtic’s defeat against Rangers is by no means a disaster...

Daily Mail · Dec 30, 2019

Celtic to jet off to Dubai to recoup after suffering O** F*** Derby defeat to arch rivals Rangers

MARK WILSON AT CELTIC PARK: Captain Scott Brown insists the training camp in the Gulf, which starts next weekend, will be a time for hard work and hard thinking...

Daily Mail · Dec 30, 2019

Neil Lennon admits it is ‘game on’ in the Scottish Premiership

MARK WILSON AT CELTIC PARK: Neil Lennon has called on his Celtic players to show the hunger needed to recover from a significant O** F*** blow after admitting it was now ‘game on’...

Celts Are Here · Dec 17, 2019

‘He’s Phenomenal’ – Pundit Hails Celtic Star After Critics Slam Ibrox Snub

FORMER Celtic defender, Radio Pundit and Brechin City boss Mark Wilson has hit back and says his praise of Jeremy Frimpong has been vindicated after he picked the player over Ibrox Captain James Tavernier...

67HailHail · Dec 16, 2019

Clyde 1 pundit doubles down on huge praise for Celtic youngster; prefers him to Rangers man

Pundit Mark Wilson has heavily praised Celtic teenager Jeremie Frimpong in the wake of his performance against Hibs on Sunday, speaking on the Clyde 1 Superscoreboard podcast (15/12)...

The Celtic Bhoys · Dec 11, 2019

Mark Wilson reveals why Celtic will manage to keep Fraser Forster

Mark Wilson has revealed why he believes Celtic will manage to sign Fraser Forster on a permanent basis from Southampton.

Inside Futbol · Dec 10, 2019

Ryan Kent Didn’t Go By Him Once – Former Celtic Star Hugely Impressed With Bhoys Defender

Mark Wilson has lauded Celtic’s Jeremie Frimpong and insists Rangers’ Ryan Kent did not trouble him at Hampden...

Inside Futbol · Dec 10, 2019

Celtic Will Find Way To Keep Southampton Star Says Former Bhoy

Mark Wilson is convinced that Celtic will find a way to keep Southampton star Fraser Forster...

Evening Times · Dec 10, 2019

Ex-Celtic star Mark Wilson reckons Neil Lennon will ‘find a way’ to sign Fraser Forster permanently

Ex-Celtic defender Mark Wilson reckons Neil Lennon will “find a way” to sign Fraser Forster on a permanent basis...

HITC · Dec 7, 2019

Mark Wilson already makes KT claim about Celtic new boy

Jeremie Frimpong has a big future at Celtic and beyond...

Inside Futbol · Nov 26, 2019

Makes Me Laugh – Former Celtic Star On Some Bhoys Fans Not Rating 28-Year-Old

Former Celtic star Mark Wilson is not sure why some Bhoys fans still do not acknowledge James Forrest’s quality...

Inside Futbol · Nov 26, 2019

Why Wouldn’t You Play Him Against Rangers – Former Celtic Star Talks Up Young Bhoy

Former Celtic defender Mark Wilson believes Jeremie Frimpong has done enough to start in the cup final against Rangers...

Celts Are Here · Nov 20, 2019

‘The one I’d be concerned about’ – Ex-Celt Makes Celtic Points Prediction

FORMER Celtic defender Mark Wilson has given his take on Celtic’s hectic fixture schedule and revealed there’s one fixture in-particular which will likely trouble Celtic.

Celtic Now & Forever · Oct 18, 2019

Former Celtic Defender Predicts Ajer’s Future

Former Celtic defender Mark Wilson believes Kristoffer Ajer will be the next high profile departure Source...

Read Celtic · Oct 18, 2019

Celtic defender tipped to be next high profile departure – This would be a blow for the Hoops

Former Celtic defender Mark Wilson believes Kristoffer Ajer will be the next high profile departure from the club, and that would be a big blow for the Hoops...

Inside Futbol · Oct 15, 2019

Suggestions He’ll Be Celtic’s Next Big Money Sale – Former Bhoy On 21-Year-Old

Former Celtic star Mark Wilson has identified Kristoffer Ajer as the next player who could leave the Bhoys for a big transfer fee...

Evening Times · Oct 15, 2019

Mark Wilson backs Kris Ajer to become Celtic’s next big-money sale

Former Celtic defender Mark Wilson has backed Kris Ajer to become the Hoops’ next big-money sale...

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