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  • European football once more for Celtic’s Under-17 champions

    European football once more for Celtic’s Under-17 champions

    By: Newsroom Staff on 25 May, 2017 11:11

  • WEDNESDAY’S 6-0 victory away at Aberdeen has secured the league title for Celtic’s Under-17s with three games to spare, and also ensured European football once again for the Hoops in the UEFA Youth League. 

    In the 23 games played so far, the young Celts have scored 117 goals, with the loss of eight, averaging more than five per game with the loss of an average only one goal in every three games.

    The victorious Under-17 side have already lifted the Glasgow Cup with season with a 2-1 win over Rangers in the Firhill final (pictured above).

    Celtic's Head of Youth, Chris McCart said: “I would like to congratulate all the young players who achieved this and special thanks to Michael O’Halloran and his staff of John McLaughlan, George McCluskey, Rab Thomson, Ryan Marshall, Danny Friel, Scott Breddy and Mark Maxwell.

    “Special thanks also go to scout, Tommy O'Neill for his excellent reports and Academy Administrator, Allison More for her patience throughout the season. Well done everyone.”

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