Neil Lennon wiki, football, bio, married, wife, age, salary
Neil Francis Lennon is known as a soccer player and a club manager from the Northern Ireland. He was born in the year 1971, 25th June, currently 44 years of age. He got appointed as the manager of The Football League Championship club named Bolton Wanderers in the year 2014. His is already married and the name of his wife is Irene McCloy. His bio include the following details.
He represented Manchester United, Leicester City, and Crewe Alexandra during his overall career. He moved out to Cletic in the year 2000 and made about 200 appearances in the matches and also was appointed as the captain for the team in the year 2005. He returned back to England to represent Nottingham Forest and Wycombe Wanderers, before he retired from his career as a player. He scored two goals while his total appearances were about 40. He trebled his salary by signing a deal in the year 2011.
He got appointed as a manager for the Celtic in the year 2010. He also had chance to enjoy some important successes during his times in the Celtic as a manager where he won three Scottish League Championships and two Scottish Cups before he left the club in the year 2014.
He first made his international debut in the year 1994 for the Northern Ireland as a substitute in a friendly game against Mexico in Miami. He waited about a year for next cap when he played another friendly match against Chile. He also made his first competitive debut after three month in European Championship qualifiers held in the year 1995 against Portugal. Lennon had become the top job in international football even though Northern Ireland was unsuccessful in qualifying for finals.
He decided to retire from his international football career in the year 2002, in the month of August because he received a death threat just before a Northern Ireland match Against Cyprus. The threat came after he had announced that he wanted to play for ht United Ireland.
He was capped for 40 times by Northern Ireland along with two goals and he also captained the team during different occasions.
He also was linked with the vacant post of manager in the Hibernian after the resignation of John Collins but the job was later given to Mixu Paatelainen. His first ever coaching appointment was as the first team coach with the Celtic in the year 2008. After the appointment of Tony Mowbray, he got in charge of the Celtic reserve team.
He also has spoken about having suffered from severe depression which began in the year 2000.In the year 2008, he got assaulted when he was in West End of Glasgow but at the end of the day, his attackers were charged and jailed for two years.
In the year 2011, January, he reached on the court settlement with the Bank Of Ireland after the company whose board of director was him embezzled 3.7 million Euros of Loan amount. A Royal Mail intercepted some packages which contained bullets in the name of Lennon and Celtic and other Northern Ireland players but lastly, the suspects were discovered in a mail depot located at Saltcoats.