Neil Lennon: Celebs Rumors


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.

Dave King issues Neil Lennon defence as he admits his shock at Celtic legend being 'hounded out'

Neil Lennon “hounded out” of Celtic after the implosion of their 10 in a row hopes.The former Rangers chairman - still majority shareholder at Ibrox - famously predicted the Parkhead club would “fold like a pack of cards” if Steven Gerrard could deliver a title to Ibrox.But before that title was even secured Celtic had axed Lennon - manager for five of the 9 in a row run - while chief executive Lawwell - who delivered 29 trophies in 17 years - announced he would leave at the end of the season.It came after furious protests from Celtic fans calling for change in the management and boardroom after their dreams of making history blew up in spectacular fashion.King admits he would have expected the duo to have been afforded the chance to try

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