Celtic F.C.

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Full name The Celtic Football Club
Nickname(s) The Bhoys, The Hoops, The Celts
Founded 1888
Ground Celtic Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Ground Capacity 60,411
Chairman Peter Lawwell
Manager Brendan Rodgers
League Scottish Premiership
2015–16 Scottish Premiership, 1st

The Celtic Football Club is a professional football club based in Glasgow, Scotland, that plays in the Scottish Premiership.

Players[change | change source]

First-team squad[change | change source]

As of 1 September 2016[1]
No. Position Player
1 Scotland GK Craig Gordon
2 Ivory Coast DF Kolo Touré
3 Honduras DF Emilio Izaguirre
4 Nigeria DF Efe Ambrose
5 Croatia DF Jozo Šimunović
6 Israel MF Nir Bitton
7 Turkey FW Nadir Çiftçi
8 Scotland MF Scott Brown (captain)
9 Scotland FW Leigh Griffiths
10 France FW Moussa Dembélé
11 England MF Scott Sinclair
12 Costa Rica DF Cristian Gamboa
14 Scotland MF Stuart Armstrong
15 Scotland MF Kris Commons
16 Scotland MF Gary Mackay-Steven
No. Position Player
17 Scotland MF Ryan Christie
18 Australia MF Tom Rogic
20 Belgium DF Dedryck Boyata
23 Sweden DF Mikael Lustig (vice-captain)
24 Netherlands GK Dorus de Vries
26 Belgium GK Logan Bailly
27 England MF Patrick Roberts (on loan from Manchester City)
28 Denmark DF Erik Sviatchenko
34 Republic of Ireland DF Eoghan O'Connell
35 Norway MF Kristoffer Ajer
38 Italy GK Leonardo Fasan
42 Scotland MF Callum McGregor
49 Scotland MF James Forrest
53 Scotland MF Liam Henderson
63 Scotland DF Kieran Tierney

Out on loan[change | change source]

No. Position Player
19 Scotland MF Scott Allan (on loan to Rotherham United)
22 Switzerland DF Saidy Janko (on loan to Barnsley)
29 Northern Ireland FW Michael Duffy (on loan to Dundee)
31 Scotland MF Luke Donnelly (on loan to Alloa Athletic)
33 Scotland FW Paul McMullan (on loan to Dunfermline Athletic)
No. Position Player
47 Republic of Ireland DF Fiacre Kelleher (on loan to Peterhead)
52 Scotland MF Joe Thomson (on loan to Dumbarton)
54 Scotland MF Jamie Lindsay (on loan to Greenock Morton)
55 Scotland MF Aidan Nesbitt (on loan to Greenock Morton)
Republic of Ireland GK Colin McCabe (on loan to Stenhousemuir)

Old Firm[change | change source]

Celtic is half of the Old Firm, alongside Rangers F.C.. This is a term that used to describe both Rangers and Celtic together. Now consigned to history.

References[change | change source]

  1. "First team". Celtic FC. Retrieved 25 August 2015.