Tony Watt

Tony Watt was born in Coatbridge on 29 December 1993 (age 26). 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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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.

The Celtic Star · Nov 7, 2019

On This Day: Tony Watt Cliches Immortality and Rapid Outrage

On This Day November 7th. In the history of Celtic, there are some moments that will never be forgotten both for good and bad reasons.

Inside Futbol · Nov 3, 2019

He Must Be Striker’s Dream – Former Celtic Attacker Lauds Rangers Star

Former Celtic star Tony Watt has lauded the quality of Rangers full-back James Tavernier...

67HailHail · Oct 28, 2019

‘Step aside James Forrest’ – Tony Watt has a new favourite Celtic player

Former Celtic hero Tony Watt has taken to Twitter to declare Jeremie Frimpong as his new favourite Hoops players after yesterday’s match against Aberdeen at Pittodrie.

HITC · Oct 26, 2019

‘5-year contract’: Tony Watt sends message to Celtic about 24-year-old

The Celtic midfielder had a brilliant game in the Europa League recently...

The Celtic Bhoys · Oct 14, 2019

Tony Watt blasts former Celtic teammate for recent criticism

Tony Watt has taken to Twitter to hit back at former Celtic teammate, Kelvin Wilson, after a recent quote from the English defender appeared online suggesting that Watt was more concerned with stardom than being a great professional footballer...

HITC · Oct 14, 2019

Ex-Celtic powerhouse slams Tony Watt.....then he snaps back on Twitter

The one-time Celtic prodigy has hit back at a former team-mate on Twitter...

Celtic Quick News · Oct 14, 2019

Ex-Celts in Public Fall-Out

FORMER Celtic team-mates Kelvin Wilson and Tony Watt have got involved in an offield war of words.

67HailHail · Oct 13, 2019

Couldn’t care less” Ex Celtic star hits back at criticism

Former Celtic striker Tony Watt has hit back at Kelvin Wilson’s criticism of why he never made it at Parkhead.

The Dugout · Oct 13, 2019

‘I Couldn’t Care Less’: Tony Watt hits back at ex-Celtic player

Tony Watt has come out on Twitter to hit out at former Celtic teammate Kelvin Wilson when a former quote appeared online.

Evening Times · Oct 13, 2019

Tony Watt bites back at ex-Celtic teammates Kelvin Wilson over criticism about professionalism

Tony Watt has hit back at former teammate Kelvin Wilson after the defender claimed he wasn’t focused enough to be a Hoops star...

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