All posts tagged "Leigh Griffiths"

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    Neil Lennon Insists Leigh Griffiths is Back to ‘Old Self’

    Neil Lennon believes Leigh Griffiths is back to his ‘old self’ at Celtic. The Hoops manager led his side to an emphatic 5-0 victory over St Mirren at Celtic Park this afternoon. They went into the game knowing a victory would take them 16 points clear at the top of the Ladbrokes...

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    ESPN’s Gabriele Marcotti Weighs-In on ‘Grotesque’ Leigh Griffiths Incident

    One of ESPN’s most high-profile pundits has weighed-in on Leigh Griffiths‘ altercation with Hamilton’s Sam Woods on Sunday – describing the incident as ‘grotesque’. Celtic striker Griffiths was involved in a tussle with Woods during his side’s 4-1 away win yesterday, with the Scotland international accused by some of stamping on his...

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    Video: Neil Lennon Warns Leigh Griffiths About Discipline After Altercation with Sam Woods

    Celtic manager Neil Lennon has warned Leigh Griffiths about his temper following the striker’s altercation with Hamilton’s Sam Woods this afternoon. Griffiths was shown a yellow card for his part in a small melee with Woods and Hamilton midfielder Alex Gogic, with some fans claiming there had been a stamp by the...

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    Celtic’s Jonathan Afolabi Hails Influence of ‘Real Leader’ Leigh Griffiths

    Celtic winger Jonathan Afolabi has lavished praise on striker Leigh Griffiths – insisting the Hoops striker is one of the club’s ‘real’ out-and-out leaders. Afolabi arrived at the Hoops in August 2019 after being released by English Premier League side Southampton, and is still waiting to make his top-team bow for the...

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    Video: Leigh Griffiths Says There’s Nothing Better Than Shutting Critics Up

    Leigh Griffiths insists there’s nothing better than shutting his critics up. The Celtic striker has kicked off 2020 with two goals in two games, scoring against Partick Thistle in the Scottish Cup before hitting the net away at Kilmarnock in the Ladbrokes Premiership on Wednesday night. Griffiths’ goal against Killie was followed...

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    Video: Leigh Griffiths Scores Celtic’s Opener Against Partick Thistle

    Leigh Griffiths scored Celtic’s opener against Partick Thistle tonight. Neil Lennon named the Scottish striker in his starting line-up for the trip to Firhill in the Scottish Cup. Celtic must have been working on a change of shape in Dubai during the winter break as it’s been debuted this evening. Griffiths and...

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    Hibs Fans Call for Leigh Griffiths to ‘Come Home’ During January Window

    Leigh Griffiths could be on the move during the current transfer window – and Hibs fans are hoping the striker could be on his way back to Easter Road. The 29-year-old forward has struggled to get into the Celtic first-team all season, with Odsonne Edouard the Hoops’ first choice attacker, and he’s...

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    Neil Lennon Explains Leigh Griffiths’ Omission from Celtic’s Cup Final Squad

    Celtic manager Neil Lennon has explained his decision to leave Leigh Griffiths out of yesterday’s squad for the Betfred Cup Final. With first-choice striker Odsonne Edouard struggling to be fit for the Hoops’ showdown with bitter rivals Rangers at Hampden, it was thought Griffiths could perhaps play a significant part in the...

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    Video: Leigh Griffiths Responds to Social Media Gossip by Posting Training Clip

    Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has hit back at online gossip this afternoon by posting a clip on Instagram of his latest training session. The Hoops forward is currently on the sidelines injured, and hasn’t made a first-team appearance for Neil Lennon’s side since the 3-1 home win over Hearts on August 25....

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    Steve Clarke Explains Why Leigh Griffiths Has Missed Out On Scotland Squad

    Steve Clarke has explained why Leigh Griffiths has missed out on his Scotland squad to play against Russia and Belgium. The Tartan Army manager named his squad for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers earlier today. And there were some notable decisions made – most significant being Clarke’s decision to leave Griffiths out....