Neil Francis Lennon (born 25 June 1971) is a Northern Irish football coach and former player who is the manager of Scottish Premiership club Celtic. During his playing career he represented English clubs Manchester City, Crewe Alexandra and Leicester City.
Lennon moved to Scottish club Celtic in 2000, where he made over 200 appearances and was appointed captain in 2005. Before retiring as a player, he returned to England and played for Nottingham Forest and Wycombe Wanderers. Lennon made 40 appearances for Northern Ireland in nine years, scoring two goals. Lennon was appointed manager of Celtic in March 2010, initially in a caretaker capacity after the departure of Tony Mowbray.
Celtic duo Nir Bitton and Jeremie Frimpong as 'criminal' after the Hoops had to come from 2-0 down to rescue a point at Easter Road.
Odsonne Edouard and Diego Laxalt saved the day with a late double-salvo but Neil Lennon 's team were on the ropes after a flying start to the second half had Hibs on cloud nine.
Scott Bain will have thought he'd prevented the hosts from striking first when he stopped Kevin Nisbet's spot-kick, but was left visibly fuming when Jamie Murphy got to the rebound first.