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.
Daily Record claims Celtic officials held crisis talks after Sunday's defeat to Ross County.The loss left them 18 points behind Rangers with very little chance of clawing their way back into the title race.And Lennon was apparently told late on Tuesday that he had lost his job.An official announcement is expected to be made on Wednesday morning to confirm the decision made by the club.Lennon's assistant manager John Kennedy is set to take over until the rest of the season, reports suggest.Celtic.Read more on dailystar.co.uk