Uk news Celtic announce embattled boss Neil Lennon has resigned PremierLeague-News.Com
MetiNews.Com - The Irishman has left the club following Sunday's latest disastrous defeat to Ross County.
Breaking News ! Celtic have confirmed beleaguered boss Neil Lennon has resigned from his post. Record Sport revealed on Tuesday night time had run out for the manager following Sunday's defeat to Ross County. It's a result that left the faltering Premiership champions 18 points behind runaway leaders Rangers and Parkhead chiefs held crisis talks with the club's 10 In A Row dream dead in the water. And now Lennon's departure has been officially announced. A statement said: "Celtic Football Club today announced that Neil Lennon has resigned from his position as football manager with immediate effect. "Neil has served the club with distinction as both player and manager, delivering numerous successes, most recently completing the Domestic Treble in December. "In his second period as Celtic manager, he has achieved five trophy successes, to add to his three League titles and two Scottish Cup victories in his first period as manager. (Image: SNS Group) "Current assistant manager, John Kennedy, will take interim charge of the team.
. Lennon said: “We have experienced a difficult season due to so many factors and, of course, it is very frustrating and disappointing that we have not been able to hit the same heights as we did previously. “I have worked as hard as ever to try and turn things around, but unfortunately we have not managed to get the kind of run going that we have needed.
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"I have always given my best to the club and have been proud to deliver silverware to the Celtic supporters. The club will always be part of me. I will always be a Celtic supporter myself and I will always want the best for Celtic. “I would like to thank so many people at the club who have given me so much and I would also like to thank my family for their love and support. I wish the Celtic supporters, players, staff and directors nothing but success for the future.” More to follow
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