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 this season.One look at the virtue signalling going on in Dingwall on Sunday night, when Neil Lennon’s very last hopes of some miraculous recovery were completely snuffed out, really said it all.Diego Laxalt allowing Jordan White to give him the slip at a set piece to thud home Ross County’s winner, then throwing his hands in the air as if someone else ought to have been doing his defending for him, perfectly summed up a campaign which started badly and which is ending in unimaginable chaos.Since day one - and from top to bottom of this club - they’ve all been shrugging their shoulders and attempting to shift the blame onto one another.Players who had little or no wish to be there in the first place now appear less inclined than ever.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk