Neil Lennon

Read all the news about Celtic hero Neil Lennon. Neil Lennon was born in Lurgan on 25 June 1971 (age 48).

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After Martin O’Neill became the new manager of Celtic in June 2000, he made several attempts to sign Lennon. Finally after months of protracted negotiations with Leicester City, on 6 December 2000 Lennon joined the club he supported as boy for a fee of £5.75 million. That season saw Lennon pick-up three winner’s medals as Celtic swept to a domestic treble, winning the Scottish Premier League, Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup. The next four seasons at Celtic saw Lennon win a further two league championships and two Scottish Cups. He was also an integral part of the Celtic side that reached the UEFA Cup Final in 2003, losing 2-3 to Porto after extra time.

When Gordon Strachan took over from Martin O’Neill as Celtic manager in the summer of 2005, he made Lennon Celtic captain. In January 2006 when his former club Leicester City sacked Craig Levein, Lennon was linked with a return to the Midlands side in a player-manager role. He went on record saying he was flattered but wanted to captain Celtic to the Scottish Premier League title. Lennon picked up his fourth League Championship medal that season on 5 April 2006 when Celtic defeated Hearts 1-0 at Parkhead.

Although he was also linked with a move to Crystal Palace in a player-manager role in the summer of 2006, on 23 June 2006, Celtic announced he had signed a new one-year contract. Sunderland manager Roy Keane made an attempt to sign Lennon prior to the closure of the August 2006 transfer window, but his approach for the player was rejected by Celtic. On 25 April 2007, Lennon announced he would be leaving Celtic, and in his last game for the club on 26 May 2007, he captained the team to victory in the Scottish Cup Final against Dunfermline Athletic. Celtic’s 1–0 win clinched the League and Cup Double.

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‘Love to see it’, ‘strong’ – Lennon announces Celtic team vs Partick Thistle; fans react

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has announced the Hoops team that will take on Partick Thistle in the Scottish Cup fourth round at Firhill...

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Team’s Up – Celtic go 4-4-2 with Griffiths and Eddy Up Top

Neil Lennon has named his first team for 2020 as the Scottish Cup holders kick off their defence with a short trip to face Partick Thistle.

Celtic boss aiming for evolution, not revolution, in January window

Celtic have finally got their January transfer window business up and running with the signing of Patryk Klimala, and the impending arrival of Ismaila Soro.

Lennon reveals the two things that have already impressed him about Klimala

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has revealed that new signing Patryk Klimala has already impressed him in training.

Our View: Impending Celtic signing may have impact on player admired by Rodgers

It seems that Celtic are only a short time away from announcing their second signing of the January transfer window.

“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.

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...

Lennon has just delivered transfer update that will excite the Celtic fans

originally posted on Celtic boss Neil Lennon has confirmed that the Scottish champions have agreed a deal to sign Ismaila Soro, and that he is expecting more arrivals this month.

Celtic set for significant boost before end of transfer window

Celtic attacker Mohamed Elyounoussi has been missed quite badly by the Hoops in his time out of the side.

Neil Lennon Drops Celtic Transfer Hint

While the Soro deal is concluded Neil Lennon has confirmed Celtic are not done yet in this transfer window and he wants to add one or two more players if he can.

‘He is strong, technically very good and quick across the ground,’ Lenny on ‘Little Bull’ Soro

NEIL LENNON yesterday confirmed that the deal to bring the Ivorian midfielder Ismaila Soro to Celtic had been done and also insisted that the £2m deal on top of the £3.4m spent earlier in the week on Polish striker Patryk Klimala will not be the last money that he’s going to spend in this transfer...

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.

Neil Lennon Makes Surprising Patryk Klimala Decision

NEIL LENNON has confirmed Patryk Klimala will be in the squad this evening for the game against Partick Thistle after the player signed for the club this week...

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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...

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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.

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