Neil Lennon

Celtic hero Neil Lennon was born in Lurgan on 25 June 1971 (age 49).

Neil Lennon · Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

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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“He’s a player who needs to have a good long hard look at himself”: Pundit’s View On Celtic Star

‘A waste of money’: Tam McManus not impressed with Celtic key player

Lennon Has The Support Of Many Of The Fans … Does He Also Need Support From Inside Celtic?

Celtic Soul Podcast Episode 34 Rab Douglas

Barry Ferguson fights Neil Lennon’s corner after Celtic ‘stunt double’ label

Celtic Soul Podcast Episode 34 Rab Douglas

67HailHail · 10h

Chris Sutton points finger at Leigh Griffiths; says Celtic striker has let down Neil Lennon

Neil Lennon will be furious over Kieran Tierney ruling, insists ex-Rangers star Alan Hutton

Celtic Exclusive: ‘Lennon will be Raging’ at Tierney call – pundit

Pundit takes aim at Griffiths for costing Celtic

Chris Sutton’s Incredible Celtic Rant; Leigh Griffiths Blame and Dressing Room Issues

Celtic Branded ‘Clueless’

Chris Sutton makes shock Peter Lawwell claim as he blasts Leigh Griffiths for ‘killing’ Lennon

‘There needs to be a drastic change’: Chris Sutton questions Neil Lennon’s future as Celtic manager

Ramon Vega urges Celtic players to take responsibility for recent displays

Celtic Legend’s Glasgow Derby/Title Race Verdict

67HailHail · 16h

Charlie Nicholas says Celtic shouldn’t sack Neil Lennon; claims Rangers still aren’t title-favourites

The Boot Room · Oct 20

Brian Laudrup says Rangers star’s performance left Celtic ‘clueless’

Evening Times · Oct 20

Hoops hero Martin O’Neill leaps to defence of Neil Lennon after O** F*** defeat

Celtic legend gives his verdict on Neil Lennon as manager

Celts Are Here · Oct 20

‘It’s Ludicrous’ – Charlie Nicholas Takes Aim at Many Celtic Fans

The Celtic Star · Oct 20

Martin O’Neill backs Lennon to deliver Ten-in-a-Row – “At their strongest, they are still better than Rangers, so I believe they will do it”

Daily Record · Oct 20

Charlie Nicholas rubbishes Neil Lennon’s Celtic excuses after Rangers defeat

‘He’ll Be Able to Deal with This’: Ex-Boss Backs Lenny

Daily Record · Oct 20

Neil Lennon must forget the Celtic mole and sort out the only leak that matters

Herald Scotland · Oct 20

The areas that Neil Lennon must address after Rangers defeat as Celtic post-mortem continues

Evening Times · Oct 20

The areas that Neil Lennon must address after Rangers defeat as Celtic post-mortem continues

VideoCelts · Oct 19

Martin O’Neill speaks out on Neil Lennon speculation

67HailHail · Oct 19

Martin O’Neill predicts Celtic will beat Rangers to title; launches defence of Neil Lennon

20 Minute Tims · Oct 19

20MT#229 – How Far We Done Fell

Irish Mick · Oct 19


67HailHail · Oct 19

Ramon Vega puts Celtic players under the spotlight rather than Neil Lennon

The Celtic Star · Oct 19

Neil Lennon – Motivational Strengths, Man-Management and a November reckoning

The Terrace · Oct 19

Brian Rice’s past life aboard the Titanic

Glasgow Live · Oct 19

Celtic evening headlines as Neil Lennon backed by Rangers legend

Irish Mick · Oct 19


Daily Record · Oct 19

Neil Lennon offered unlikely Celtic defence as Barry Ferguson slams players

Read Celtic · Oct 19

Four Findings: Celtic 0-2 Rangers

Evening Times · Oct 19

Euro Files: How are Celtic’s Europa League rivals performing domestically?

Herald Scotland · Oct 19

Euro Files: How are Celtic’s Europa League rivals performing domestically?

Read Celtic · Oct 19

Mark McKenzie answers direct Celtic question following recent rumours

Daily Record · Oct 19

Kenny Miller in Celtic mole claim as Rangers hero ponders source of leak

Daily Record · Oct 19

Neil Lennon is no busted Celtic flush

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