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.
The number of new daily coronavirus deaths has increased by 87 - the biggest death increase since July 1. Cases across the UK have also risen by a further 13,864 - down from yesterday's 17,540.
Yesterday there were 77 coronavirus deaths recorded within 28 days of positive test in all settings. Earlier today the UK's coronavirus hospital death toll increased by 64 – the highest rise since late June.
England recorded 56 more deaths, Scotland recorded six, Wales counted two and there were no new fatalities in Northern Ireland.
The majority of the deaths were recorded in hospitals in England's North West and East, where many towns and cities remain subject to heavier local restrictions.