Latest News

County Youngsters Join Celtic

Josh Thompson

Glasgow Celtic have completed the signing of 18 year old Stockport County defender Josh Thompson and taken two more of County’s youngsters at the same time.

Thompson came through the ranks at Edgeley Park and appeared for the Hatters first team on nine occasions last term as a 2nd year Apprentice.

Having reportedly been tracked by a number of Premier League Clubs including Manchester United, the youngster has now opted to join the Glasgow giants having previously trialled at West Bromwich Albion whilst Tony Mowbray was in charge.

The 6ft 4in centre-back has been welcomed to Parkhead by Mowbray and goes straight into Celtic’s first team squad.

Mowbray told the Hoops’ official website:

“We are delighted to welcome Josh to Celtic Football Club. We see him as a young player with great potential and we look forward to working with him as we aim to make the most of this potential in the future.”

Thompson is one of three Stockport County teenagers to be joining Celtic, with Curtis Jones, 17, and Michael Ordish, 16, also moving to Glasgow.

Mowbray added:

“Curtis and Michael are young players with a lot of potential and they will be valuable additions to our youth set-up.”

Other General News

Tonge Delighted That 'Long Road' Rewarded With Pro Posh Deal

Tonge Delighted That ‘Long Road’ Rewarded With Pro Posh Deal

Second-year Apprentice Oscar Tonge expressed his delight upon securing his first professional contract with League One outfit Peterborough United. Described..

General News
Bright Commits Future To County

Bright Commits Future To County

Second-year apprentice Harrison Bright has signed his first professional contract with Newport County, just days after making his EFL debut..

General News
Bristol Rovers Offer Academy Duo Pro Deals

Bristol Rovers Offer Academy Duo Pro Deals

Bristol Rovers have announced that second-year apprentices Harvey Greenslade and Jamie Egan have signed their first professional contracts. Striker Greenslade,..

General News