Vital Football

Latest Celtic FC News

Lennon honours friend Stan

Lennon honours friend Stan

<div style='background-color: #0B610B;'><a href='http://www.rsspump.com/?web_widget/rss_ticker/news_widget' title='News Widget'>News Widget</a></div>

Neil Lennon has again paid tribute to his friend and former team-mate Stiliyan Petrov after announcing his retirement from the game.

"He was a fine footballer and enjoyed a magnificent career at Celtic and Aston Villa" - Neil Lennon
The Parkhead favourite and present Aston Villa skipper has been battling with leukaemia since being diagnosed in March of last year and is currently in remission.

"It's very sad that Stiliyan has announced his retirement from football," Lennon told Celtic's official website. "He was a fine footballer and enjoyed a magnificent career at Celtic and Aston Villa, as well as representing and captaining Bulgaria on many occasions.

"First and foremost, of course, is his health, and the news earlier this year that Stiliyan is in remission was a great boost for everyone," he continued. "I'm sure that his characteristic determination, along with the fact he's surrounded by a loving family, will ensure he's a success in this next stage of his life."

LATEST ON THE VITAL CELTIC FORUMS ...

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:stev
Date:Thursday May 9 2013
Time: 2:43PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Celtic Articles

Celtic sign midfielder

Celtic have signed Ivorian midfielder Kouassi Eboue from Krasnodar, subject to receiving a visa.

Defender out on loan

Celtic's young defender Eoghan O'Connell has joined Walsall on loan until the end of the season.

Double award for Celtic

Celtic have been doubly honoured in the latest monthly awards.

Celtic agree fee for midfielder

Celtic have agreed a fee of in the region of £3m for Ivorian midfielder Kouassi Eboue.

Archived Vital Celtic Articles

Vital Celtic articles from

Site Journalists

stev
Editor email
Profile
TicV
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Was Brendan Rodgers the right choice?
Suggested By: Vital Celtic
Yes95%
No5%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 20 19 1 0 58 40
2 Rangers 21 11 6 4 39 7
3 Aberdeen 20 11 4 5 37 16
4 Hearts 21 8 7 6 31 12
5 St. Johnstone 20 7 7 6 28 1
6 Ross County 21 5 8 8 23 -13
7 Partick 21 5 7 9 22 -5
8 Dundee 21 6 4 11 22 -7
9 Motherwell 20 5 6 9 21 -8
10 Kilmarnock 21 4 8 9 20 -19
11 Hamilton 21 2 11 8 17 -10
12 Inverness 21 3 7 11 16 -14
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Celtic Results (view all)

Celtic Fixtures (view all)

Jan 22 2017 3:00PM : Albion Rovers (a)
Scottish FA Cup
Jan 25 2017 7:45PM : St Johnstone (H)
Scottish Premiership
Jan 29 2017 1:00PM : Heart of Midlothian (H)
Scottish Premiership
Feb 1 2017 7:45PM : Aberdeen (H)
Scottish Premiership
Feb 5 2017 12:30PM : St Johnstone (a)
Scottish Premiership
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Motherwell (H)
Scottish Premiership

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.wee_od_889
2.welch472
3.Davie Duffy1
4.Colin Wilson1
Write for Vital Football