Paul Elliott

Read all the news about Celtic hero Paul Elliott. Paul Elliott was born in London, England on 18 March 1964 (age 54).

Starting his career with Charlton Athletic in the early 1980s, Elliott signed for First Division Luton Town in 1982. He then joined Aston Villa in 1985 and spent two years at Italian club Pisa before joining Celtic in 1989. In his final season at Parkhead, Elliott was awarded the Scottish Footballer of the Year award. In the summer of 1991, he signed for Chelsea for £1,400,000.

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Jim Craig – Paul Elliott joined Celtic on this day in 1989

Paul Marcellus Elliott first played at Celtic Park on 2 August 1986, while wearing the colours of Aston Villa in a friendly against the Hoops, when Brian McClair scored the only goal of the game...

VideoCelts · Dec 20, 2017

‘Ajer, cutting about like big Paul Elliott’ Celtic fans delighted by teenage defender

Stuart Armstrong and Kieran Tierney scored in each half but most attention was on the hoops defence after losing 4-0 away at Hearts...

VideoCelts · Dec 20, 2017
Herald Scotland · Sep 22, 2017

No complacency against Rangers, warns former Celtic defender Paul Elliott

The big Englishman arrived at Celtic from Italian Serie A side Pisa back in 1989 during a period when big-spending Rangers were beginning to exert their authority on the domestic scene and Celtic were the ones playing catch up...

Herald Scotland · Sep 22, 2017
Evening Times · Sep 22, 2017

Paul Elliott warns against Celtic complacency ahead of Rangers clash

Celtic may be holding Scottish football in a double nelson at the moment but former Hoops defender Paul Elliott is urging caution ahead of the first meeting with old foes Rangers at Ibrox this weekend...

Evening Times · Sep 22, 2017
Twenty Minute Tims · Mar 16, 2017

TMT Episode 70 – TMT With...Paul Elliott

Welcome to another episode of Twenty Minute Tims. On this episode we’re delighted to welcome former Celtic defender Paul Elliott to the podcast...

Twenty Minute Tims · Mar 16, 2017
Hail Hail Media · Sep 28, 2016

History Bhoys Abroad #6 – Paul Elliott & The Shock of Gibraltar

On this week’s show we go over Brendan Rodger’s shocking start as Celtic boss and then move on to talking about one of the few shining lights in the early 90’s team: Paul Elliott...

Hail Hail Media · Sep 28, 2016
History Bhoys Abroad · Jul 13, 2016

Ep. 6 – Paul Elliott & The Shock of Gibraltar

On this week’s show we go over Brendan Rodger’s shocking start as Celtic boss and then move on to talking about one of the few shining lights in the early 90’s team: Paul Elliott...

History Bhoys Abroad · Jul 13, 2016
The Celtic Star · Aug 17

‘When Chopper played, we all played,’ Jim Craig

After a trophy-less season in 1990/91, manager Liam Brady appeared to think that a change was needed in central defence so, on 8 July 1991, Paul Elliott left the club to join Chelsea for a reported fee of around £1.4million, to be replaced by Gary Gillespie from Liverpool, whose transfer cost the club in the...

The Celtic Star · Aug 17
The Celtic Star · Aug 17

Jim Craig – ‘When Chopper played, we all played’

After a trophy-less season in 1990/91, manager Liam Brady appeared to think that a change was needed in central defence so, on 8 July 1991, Paul Elliott left the club to join Chelsea for a reported fee of around £1.4million, to be replaced by Gary Gillespie from Liverpool, whose transfer cost the club in the...

The Celtic Star · Aug 17
BBC · Sep 21, 2017

Rangers v Celtic: Arthur Numan and Paul Elliott preview O** F*** match

Former Rangers left-back Arthur Numan and ex-Celtic centre-half Paul Elliott look forward to Saturday’s first O** F*** match of the season...

BBC · Sep 21, 2017
BBC · Sep 7, 2016

‘Give me Celtic Park to Old Trafford’

Paul Elliott would rather be at Saturday’s O** F*** clash at Celtic Park than the Manchester derby at Old Trafford...

BBC · Sep 7, 2016
Tribal Football · Feb 24, 2013

Ex-Chelsea defender Elliott resigns from FA over racism row

Former Chelsea and Celtic defender Paul Elliott has resigned from the FA after a racism row with former Charlton Athletic defender Richard Rufus...

Tribal Football · Feb 24, 2013
The Scotsman · Jun 19, 2012

Brian Wilson: The dutiful game informs society

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The Scotsman · Jun 19, 2012
The Sun · Jun 16, 2012

Gary Barlow and Kate Winslet honoured in the Queen’s birthday list

Former soccer star Paul Elliott, who has campaigned for years for equality in the sport, was made a CBE.

The Sun · Jun 16, 2012
Daily Record · Dec 17, 2010

Celtic must give Daniel Majstorovic a year to prove himself – just like they did with me, says Paul Elliott

PAUL ELLIOTT reckons Neil Lennon should take a leaf out of Billy McNeill’s book by giving under-pressure Daniel Majstorovic a year to prove himself...

Daily Record · Dec 17, 2010
Celtic Quick News · Feb 22, 2016

“I Was Just Crap,” Cascarino

Cultured central defender Paul Elliott had already been sold to Chelsea in the summer without Brady’s knowledge, but the club tried to balance that by bringing in Gary Gillespie from Liverpool...

Celtic Quick News · Feb 22, 2016
The Star · Nov 6, 2012

Challenges never stop for pioneering Elliott

LONDON (Reuters) – Paul Elliott never shirked a challenge as a player and as he considers an offer to become the first black chairman of an English League club, he clearly is not shirking them now either...

The Star · Nov 6, 2012
Yahoo Sport UK · Nov 6, 2012

INTERVIEW-Soccer-Challenges never stop for pioneering Elliott

LONDON, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Paul Elliott never shirked a challenge as a player and as he considers an offer to become the first black chairman of an English League club, he clearly is not shirking them now either...

Yahoo Sport UK · Nov 6, 2012
Jim Craig CSC · Aug 17, 2012

If You Know The History – 17th August 1991 Gillespie and O’Neill debuts

After a trophy-less season in 1990/91, manager Liam Brady appeared to think that a change was needed in central defence so, on 8th July 1991, Paul Elliott left the club to join Chelsea for a reported fee of around £1.4million, to be replaced by Gary Gill...

Jim Craig CSC · Aug 17, 2012
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