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Current Celtic Manager

Manager
Dates
Notes
Ange Postecoglu
10 Jun 2021 – Present Celtic’s first Australian and/or Greek manager
 
 

Previous Celtic Managers

 
Manager
Dates
Notes
Willie Maley
1897 – 1940 Celtic’s longest tenure as manager
Jimmy McStay 1940 – 1945 First not to win any major trophies with Celtic as manager
Jimmy McGrory 1945 – 1965  
Jock Stein 1965 – 1978 Celtic’s greatest ever manager
Billy McNeill 1978 – 1983 First stint
Davie Hay 1983 – 1987  
Billy McNeill 1987 – 1991 Second stint
Liam Brady Jun 1991 – Oct 1993 First not to have previously played for Celtic’s first team
Lou Macari Oct 1993 – Jun 1994  
Tommy Burns Jul 1994 – May 1997  
Wim Jansen Jul 1997 – May 1998 First non-UK/Irish manager, managed Celtic to One-in-a-Row to “Stop The Ten”
Jozef Venglos Jun 1998 – May 1999  
John Barnes Jun 1999 – Feb 2000 First non-white manager of a major club in Scotland (and one of the first anywhere)
Martin O’Neill May 2000 – Jun 2005 Won a treble, and took Celtic to the UEFA Cup final.
Gordon Strachan Jun 2005 – May 2009 First to take Celtic past group stages in Champions League (done twice)
Tony Mowbray Jun 2009 – Mar 2010  
Neil Lennon Mar 2010 – May 2014
First stint;
Started as interim in Mar 2010, perm in Jun 2010
Ronny Deila Jun 2014 – May 2016 First Scandinavian manager
Brendan Rodgers May 2016 – Feb 2019 Manager who helped achieve Treble-Treble, and led the ‘InVIncibles‘ in 2016/17.
Neil Lennon Mar 2019 – Feb 2021
Second stint;
Started as interim in Mar 2019, perm in Jun 2019.
Sealed the Quadruple-Treble
 
 

Interim & Caretaker Managers

 

Awards

Links

Others

  • Jock Brown, Celtic Board General Manager (June 1997 -November 1998)
 

May 2017

(picture taken at Lisbon Lions celebration evening)
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