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Full name The Celtic Football Club
Nickname(s) The Bhoys, The Hoops, The Celts
Founded 1887
Ground Celtic Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Ground Capacity 60,411
Chairman Scotland Peter Lawwell
Manager Northern Ireland Neil Lennon
League Scottish Premiership
2018–19 Scottish Premiership, 1st
Third colours

Celtic Football Club is a professional football club based in Glasgow, Scotland. They play in the Scottish Premiership. They are one of the most successful Scottish teams.


First-team squad

No. Position Player
1 Scotland GK Craig Gordon
2 France DF Christopher Jullien
4 Scotland DF Jack Hendry
5 Croatia DF Jozo Šimunović
6 Israel MF Nir Bitton
8 Scotland MF Scott Brown (captain)
9 Scotland FW Leigh Griffiths
10 Côte d'Ivoire FW Vakoun Issouf Bayo
11 England MF Scott Sinclair
14 Australia MF Daniel Arzani (on loan from Manchester City)
15 Republic of Ireland MF Johnny Hayes
16 Scotland MF Lewis Morgan
No. Position Player
17 Scotland MF Ryan Christie
18 Australia MF Tom Rogic
19 Scotland FW Mikey Johnston
20 Ukraine MF Maryan Shved
23 Belgium DF Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo
28 Republic of Ireland MF Luca Connell
29 Scotland GK Scott Bain
33 Israel DF Hatem Abd Elhamed
35 Norway DF Kristoffer Ajer
42 Scotland MF Callum McGregor
49 Scotland MF James Forrest
56 Scotland DF Anthony Ralston
59 Scotland DF Calvin Miller
63 Scotland DF Kieran Tierney
65 Northern Ireland GK Conor Hazard
88 Côte d'Ivoire MF Eboue Kouassi

Out on loan

No. Position Player
26 Zimbabwe MF Kundai Benyu (on loan to Helsingborgs)
- United States DF Andrew Gutman (on loan to Charlotte Independence)
- United States DF Manny Perez (on loan to North Carolina FC)

Old Firm

Celtic is half of the Old Firm, alongside Rangers F.C.. This is a term that used to describe both Rangers and Celtic together. It is now consigned to history after Rangers were liquidated in the summer of 2012.

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