Tony Watt

Read all the news about Tony Watt. Tony Watt was born in Coatbridge on 29 December 1993 (age 25). Follow @32watto on Twitter.

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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.

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Celts Are Here · Apr 26

Brendan Rodgers is Here for Ten in a Row – Celtic Fan Confessions

We asked Celtic fans on our social media pages to confess some of the Celtic opinions they’ve held over the years which have turned out to be spectacularly wrong and the responses were brilliant!

Celts Are Here · Apr 26
The Celtic Star · Apr 17

A title is won but our founder is gone – a bittersweet day for Celtic

On Saturday 15 August, 1914, Celtic played their first League fixture of the season at Tynecastle, the defence of their title starting badly with a 2-0 defeat, the Hearts goals coming from Henry Wattie and Tom Gracie...

The Celtic Star · Apr 17
HITC · Mar 31

Hartson’s strong opinion on one Rangers player, Tony Watt impressed with Celtic 27-year-old

Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers lost to Neil Lennon’s Celtic in the O** F*** derby...

HITC · Mar 31
Transfer Tavern · Mar 29

Reality check: Over-hyped Celtic youngster has met harsh reality since Hoops exit – Opinion

It’s easy to look back at certain player’s spells at a club and assume they were successful because of one standout moment, and Tony Watt’s time at Celtic falls into that category.

Transfer Tavern · Mar 29
Into Football · Mar 27

Colin Watt with A Celtic State of Mind – Lennon, Deila, Rodgers, Lennon… Who’s Next?

As of writing this (26 March 2019) it has been exactly one month since the lure of the silver dragged a man from his “dream job” to mid-table mediocrity in the so-called ‘Greatest League in the World’...

Into Football · Mar 27
Scotzine · Feb 5

Davidson’s ‘Sore’ Point with Tony

MURRAY DAVIDSON insists St Johnstone could have put real pressure on Celtic on Sunday – if former Hoops striker Tony Watt had taken “a sore one”...

Scotzine · Feb 5
Daily Record · Jan 23

Tony Watts tells St Johnstone he’s ready to extend stay in Perth

The former Celtic striker is loving life at McDiarmid Park and hopes to agree an extension with the club...

Daily Record · Jan 23
The Terrace · Apr 29

Repairing a crashed bottle

Andy Harrow is joined by Thom Watt and Craig Anderson to round up the weekend’s Premiership action.

The Terrace · Apr 29
The Terrace · Apr 22

An Unmerited Crucifixion

Craig Anderson and Thom Watt join Graeme as they dissect the weekend’s Premiership action.

The Terrace · Apr 22
The Terrace · Feb 12

Mortal Kombat McGinn

Thom Watt and Robert Borthwick join Craig Anderson to discuss an exciting weekend of Scottish Cup football...

The Terrace · Feb 12
SPFL TV · Dec 26, 2018

St. Mirren 0-1 St. Johnstone | Great Drama As Watt Nets Late Winner | Ladbrokes Premiership

Tony Watt scored a dramatic 89th-minute winner over St Mirren to push St Johnstone into the Scottish Premiership’s top six.

SPFL TV · Dec 26, 2018
The Terrace · Nov 26, 2018

Choas-ball

It’s Monday’s show! Graeme is joined by Craig Anderson and Thom Watt as they work their way through the weekend’s action.

The Terrace · Nov 26, 2018
Off the Ball · Nov 17, 2018

17 Nov 18 Richard Foster and Stephen Watt

Scotland, rip-off rounds, dyed hair and Dumbarton limericks + the Elvis XI with St Johnstone full back Richard Foster and Dumbarton poet in residence Stephen Watt...

Off the Ball · Nov 17, 2018
Sports Mole · Dec 26, 2018

Result: Watt provides the spark for St Johnstone

Continue reading “Result: Watt provides the spark for St Johnstone” on Sports Mole.

Sports Mole · Dec 26, 2018
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