Celtic - Lennon honours friend Stan
UK time is: 06:38:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

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




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: stev Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 9 2013

Time: 2:43PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Celtic Articles

Celtic set to lose on striker (Friday September 4 2015)

Skipper keen to avoid repeat (Friday September 4 2015)

Celtic support refugee crisis (Thursday September 3 2015)

Newcomer targets more titles (Thursday September 3 2015)

Celtic midfielder nets double (Thursday September 3 2015)

Defender a 'fantastic' signing (Thursday September 3 2015)

Celtic miss out on striker (Thursday September 3 2015)

Skipper ready for challenge (Thursday September 3 2015)

Striker stokes failed bids (Wednesday September 2 2015)

Business suits Celtic boss (Wednesday September 2 2015)

Archived Celtic Articles

List All Vital Celtic Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. wee_od_88 5
2. welch47 2
3. weetim67 1

Breaking League News

Vital Preview - Rangers v Raith
Rangers : 04/09/2015 20:28:00
Celtic set to lose on striker
Celtic : 04/09/2015 16:57:00
Skipper keen to avoid repeat
Celtic : 04/09/2015 16:36:01
Celtic support refugee crisis
Celtic : 03/09/2015 19:45:00
Newcomer targets more titles
Celtic : 03/09/2015 19:34:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How does the latest transfer window rate?
Suggested By:  Vital Celtic
Good 70%
Bad 30%