Tony Watt

Tony Watt was born in Coatbridge on 29 December 1993 (age 26). Follow @32watto on Twitter.

Tony Watt · Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

Several clubs including Liverpool and Fulham showed interest in signing Watt during the 2011 January transfer window. After a trial with Rangers and a week’s training with Liverpool, Watt was signed by his boyhood heroes Celtic on 4 January, for a reported fee of £80,000 and future payments dependent on his first-team progression. He signed a three-year contract.

Watt made his Celtic debut on 22 April 2012 in a 3–0 win over Motherwell. He scored two goals within five minutes of coming on as a substitute.

On 25 August 2012, Watt made his first start for Celtic scoring two goals in their 4–2 away win against Inverness. He made his Champions League debut on 7 November 2012, coming on as a second-half substitute for Mikael Lustig and scoring in the 83rd minute in a 2–1 home win against Barcelona. Four days later, he came off the subs bench to score again, this time in a 1–1 draw against St Johnstone in the league. On 15 November 2012, Watt signed a new contract extending his stay with Celtic until 2016. Watt made a further 14 appearances for Celtic that season, mostly coming on as a substitute, and did not score any more goals. He did however win his first major honour as Celtic won their 44th league championship title in May 2013; his 20 league appearances over the season entitling him to a league winner’s medal.

VideoCelts · Apr 1

‘Tony Watt’s Bertie in the Lisbon tunnel moment!’ striker shares rare image of how he spooked Barcelona

As the Barca players waited in the tunnel their attention turned to the teenager that wandered past whistling as if he was preparing for a training session or youth match...

67HailHail · Apr 1

Tony Watt posts brilliant behind the scenes Celtic snap; fans react

Continue reading “Tony Watt posts brilliant behind the scenes Celtic snap; fans react” on 67HailHail.

Photo: The Game Was Over Before It Started – Tony Watt’s Barca Jibe

TONY WATT has added his own personal experiences to a thread on twitter titled ‘The game was over before it started’ by including a photo of him in the tunnel before his famous goal versus Barcelona...

‘Get it right up you’ – SPFL striker talks brutal time away from Celtic

Tony Watt has opened up on how his loan manager at Lierse slapped him during his time in Belgium.

The Celtic Star · Mar 30

Tiger Woods, Muhammad Ali and Tony Watt plus Barcelona Photo Special

Neil Lennon has been looking back on his original spell at Celtic, as he celebrated the 10th anniversary of his first game as Celtic manager...

67HailHail · Mar 29

Tony Watt on Neil Lennon talks when he left Celtic for Belgium

Continue reading “Tony Watt on Neil Lennon talks when he left Celtic for Belgium” on 67HailHail.

Daily Record · Mar 29

Tony Watt on his Celtic departure as striker recalls being SLAPPED by manager

The Motherwell man spent a year with Lierse but didn’t see eye-to-eye with Stanley Menzo...

67HailHail · Mar 19

Former Celtic striker Tony Watt opens up on need for stability

Continue reading “Former Celtic striker Tony Watt opens up on need for stability” on 67HailHail.

HITC · Mar 16

Tony Watt sends message to Rangers and Celtic fans after Ibrox statement

Steven Gerrard’s Glasgow Rangers are trailing Neil Lennon’s Celtic...

67HailHail · Feb 28

Tony Watt’s mind blown by footage of excellent David Turnbull training moment

Continue reading “Tony Watt’s mind blown by footage of excellent David Turnbull training moment” on 67HailHail.

Herald Scotland · Feb 26

Ex-Celtic star Tony Watt ready to run though brick wall for Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson

TONY WATT says he is willing to “run through a brick wall” to help get Motherwell’s season back on track...

The Celtic Star · Feb 18

Ex-Celtic Striker Backed for Sensational International Recall

Tony Watt is being tipped for a sensational recall to Steve Clarke’s International side as a result of his move to Motherwell, according to former Scotland star James McFadden...

Daily Record · Feb 18

Tony Watt backed for sensational Scotland recall as James McFadden hails Motherwell striker’s new attitude

The former Celtic striker has been given another chance and McFadden has backed him to make it count...

67HailHail · Feb 15

Motherwell contemplate handing Tony Watt first start

Continue reading “Motherwell contemplate handing Tony Watt first start” on 67HailHail.

67HailHail · Feb 12

“I was a ball boy” – Former Celtic youth duo could square off tonight

Loaned out Celtic full-back Anthony Ralston has been speaking about former Hoops forward Tony Watt as the pair prepare to meet this evening.

The Sun · Feb 8

Ex-Celtic striker Tony Watt signs short-term deal with Motherwell till end of the season to fill James Scott void

FORMER Celtic striker Tony Watt has joined Motherwell on a short-term deal until the end of the season.

Evening Times · Feb 8

Tommy Burns, Tony Watt and that win over Barcelona: The John Herron story

THE measure of a father’s love is the sacrifices he makes for his children...

Evening Times · Feb 7

Stephen Robinson sees hunger in Tony Watt to succeed at Motherwell

MOTHERWELL manager Stephen Robinson’s one experience to date of signing a player based on former glories will likely be his last...

The Boot Room · Feb 7

‘A good talent’: Chris Sutton and some Celtic fans react as player confirms transfer on Twitter

Tony Watt has returned to the Scottish Premiership to join his fifth Scottish club in the form of Motherwell, signing a contract until the end of the season – prompting reaction from Chris Sutton and many Celtic fans...

HITC · Feb 7

‘Score against Rangers’: Some Celtic fans welcome former player back in Premiership

Former Celtic forward Tony Watt has joined Motherwell...

Scotzine · Feb 7

Back Page Bulletin: Celtic Euro Goal Hero Agrees Deal, Gers Duo Banned, Morton Deal in Doolan

FORMER Celtic Euro goal hero Tony Watt has joined Motherwell on a deal until the end of the season.

Daily Record · Feb 7

Stephen Robinson hails Tony Watt Motherwell ‘hunger’ as boss gives former Celtic star key target

The Steelmen boss hailed his new signing and challenged him to win a longer deal...

‘Delighted to be here,’ Tony Watt signs for Motherwell

MOTHERWELL have completed the signing of the former Celtic striker Tony Watt until the end of the season.

BBC · Feb 7

Tony Watt: Striker joins Motherwell as free agent until end of season

Former Celtic and St Johnstone striker Tony Watt joins Motherwell on a deal until the end of the season...

Daily Record · Feb 7

Tony Watt seals Motherwell deal as Stephen Robinson issues challenge to former Celtic striker

The 26-year-old has been in Bulgaria since the summer but has decided on a return to Scotland...

Confirmed: Former Celtic Striker Makes Official SPFL Return

We reported earlier this week Tony Watt had come back from his short stint from CSKA Sofia and was training with his local club Motherwell to keep fit.

Former Celtic striker Tony Watt signs for Motherwell

MOTHERWELL have announced the signing of former Celtic striker Tony Watt until the end of the season...

ACSOM · Feb 5

Post-Match Reaction with A Celtic State of Mind – Eddie is the best since the King of Kings

PAUL JOHN DYKES: Tony Watt looked on from the main stand at Fir Park following his recent return to North Lanarkshire from Sofia, as the Irishman who threw him into a Champions League encounter against Barcelona in 2012 locked horns with the Irishman that Watt is trying...

Celtic FC · Feb 5

James Forrest in this week’s Celtic View

FANS remember goals. Stevie’s Lisbon winner. Henrik’s derby chip.

Sports Mole · Feb 4

Former Celtic striker Tony Watt training with Motherwell after CSKA Sofia exit

The 26-year-old forward returned to Scotland last month for personal reasons...

67HailHail · Feb 4

Celtic opponents take in former Parkhead Champions League hero – manager speaks out

Ahead of Motherwell’s hosting of Celtic at Fir Park tomorrow night, there’s been an intriguing development in the Steelmen’s training camp.

Motherwell Boss Confirms Former Celtic Striker Training With Steelmen

TONY WATT is back in Scotland after his short stint at CSKA Sofia which ended due to family reasons.

Daily Record · Feb 4

Tony Watt training at Motherwell as Stephen Robinson reveals arrangement with striker

The former Celtic star is a free agent after leaving CSKA Sofia for family reasons...

Former Celtic Champions League hero training with Motherwell as Well prepare for tussle

Stephen Robinson says that Motherwell need to get back to what they’re good at against Celtic as Tony Watt trains with the Steelmen.

Evening Times · Feb 4

Tony Watt training with Motherwell in bid to win deal after leaving CSKA Sofia

Former Celtic striker Tony Watt is training with Motherwell in a bid to win a deal after leaving CSKA Sofia...

Ex-Hoops Strikers on Move

TONY WATT and Anthony Stokes, two former Celtic strikers, are on the move.

The Celtic Star · Jan 28

Ex-Celt Set for Scottish Return

Tony Watt is set to return to Scotland on a free transfer this month after being told he can leave CSKA Sofia.

67HailHail · Jan 27

Report: Ex-Celtic Champions League hero could be coming back to Scotland

Former Celtic striker Tony Watt looks like being on the move again, as he could reportedly be set to come back to Scotland.

Read Celtic · Jan 7

“One of the worst things I’ve seen” – Outspoken ex-Celt slams huge decision following “act of brutality” in Glasgow Derby

Tony Watt has slammed the SFA’s decision to hand Ryan Christie a three-match ban following the altercation with Alfredo Morelos in the Glasgow Derby defeat at Parkhead last month...

‘One of the worst things I’ve seen’ – Ex-Celt Reacts to Disappointing Celtic News

Former Celtic player and social media man Tony Watt has taken to social media to brand the SFA’s decision to ban Ryan Christie over grabbing Morelos during the Glasgow Derby.

67HailHail · Jan 2

“You’ve got the bite” – Former Celtic star responds to bizarre Wednesday selection

Tony Watt has fought back against the bizarre Scottish Premiership team of the decade named by radio presenter Adrian Durham, admitting “you’ve got a bite from me”...

HITC · Dec 30, 2019

‘Unfortunately for us’: Tony Watt defends Rangers man after win v Celtic

Rangers recorded their first win at Celtic in nine years on Sunday...

Daily Record · Dec 18, 2019

Tony Watt trolls Celtic legend Davie Provan’s punditry with acid social media quip

The former Celtic ace wasn’t letting the old boys network get in the way of dishing out a skewering...

The Celtic Star · Dec 16, 2019

Tony Watt shows his support for Green Brigade’s Rod Stewart banner

Rod Stewart raised some eyebrows recently when he congratulated Boris Johnson for his electoral victory...

Celts Are Here · Dec 15, 2019

Tony Watt Hits Back at BBC Man after a Green Brigade Rant

Former Celtic striker Tony Watt has backed the Green Brigade and their banner against the Tories and Rod Stewart.

Read Celtic · Nov 10, 2019

‘Another harakiri from Lazio’ – Italian media outlet blasts Lazio following Celtic defeat

Italian media outlet Gazzetta dello Sport have torn into Lazio following their 2-1 defeat to Celtic on Thursday.

HITC · Nov 7, 2019

‘Big game player’: Tony Watt lauds Celtic ace after stunning win against Lazio

Celtic secured a stunning win against Lazio in the Europa League on Thursday night as Neil Lennon once again proved his worth in Europe...

90min.com · Nov 7, 2019

Transfer Rumours: Pedro to Turkey, Man Utd Scout Valencia Trio, West Ham Want Mandi & More

More The Champions League is hotting up, it’s Liverpool vs City this weekend and it’s seven years to the day since Tony Watt scored for Celtic to beat Barcelona in Europe! But you don’t care about any of that, do you? ​Oh no.

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