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 counterpart Gerry McCulloch's "fake news" claim to shreds after Saturday's derby win. Callum McGregor's own goal was the difference in the 1-0 home victory in Govan following a red card for visiting defender Nir Bitton.Pass to Paradise presenter McCulloch had branded the league leaders' title advantage "fake news" after Neil Lennon's side emerged 2-0 winners against Ross County at home last month.He said: "It's up to the boys here to do their own job.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk