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Profile of the Scottish footballer Leigh Griffiths, who currently plays as a forward at Celtic. The 26-year old player Griffiths joined Celtic from and wears the number 9 shirt.

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        (Squad number 9)

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Leigh Griffiths Career
2006–2009Livingston47(22)
2009–2011Dundee47(21)
2011–2014Wolverhampton Wanderers26(12)
2011–2013Hibernian (loan)66(31)
2014–Celtic37(21)

2008–2009Scotland U196(1)
2008–2012Scotland U2111(3)
2009Scotland B1(1)
2012–Scotland5(0)

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“Leigh Griffiths has broken his silence over rumours of a rift between the striker and Brendan Rodgers. The Celtic boss publicly criticised the frontman in January, questioning his intensity and commitment in training.”
 Daily Record Yesterday
“Brendan Rodgers denied Moussa Dembele a chance of his third Celtic hat-trick in 21 days – but insists But the Hoops boss claimed it was more important to give Leigh Griffiths his first action in a month than let Dembele chase his treble.”
 Daily Record Yesterday
“Leigh Griffiths expects to be back scoring soon after returning from injury in Celtic's 2-0 win over Hamilton on Saturday. Griffiths came off the bench for his first appearance in a month in the victory secured by two Moussa Dembele goals.”
 SkySports Yesterday
“Scott Brown has warned SPFL defenders that Leigh Griffiths has been in frightening form in training a series of hamstring and calf injuries throughout the season.”
 videocelts.com Yesterday
“Leigh Griffiths looked forward to getting back on the Celtic goal trail after coming off the bench against Hamilton on Saturday.”
 Daily Mail Yesterday
“The Celts ace took his tally to 29 for the season with two goals against Hamilton, but was then replaced by Leigh Griffiths. Dembele took his tally performance because we played good football.”
 The Scottish Sun Yesterday
“Brendan Rodgers explained his substitution of Moussa Dembele, explaining it was more important to reintroduce Leigh Griffiths to competitive action than afford the Frenchman a shot at claiming another Celtic hat-trick.”
 Daily Mail 2 days ago
“Celtic have named their starting eleven and substitutes for this afternoon's league meeting against Hamilton at Parkhead.”
 Inside Futbol 2 days ago
“Brendan Rodgers is delighted following the return of Leigh Griffiths after being critical of his lack off and is in the squad to face Hamilton on Saturday.”
 readceltic.com 3 days ago
“Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has praised striker Leigh Griffiths for his attitude and confirmed he will be involved with the first team squad this weekend.”
 newstalk.com 3 days ago
Leigh Griffiths Career Honours
  • Dundee: Scottish Challenge Cup (1): 2009–10
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers: Football League One (1): 2013–14
  • Celtic: Scottish Premiership (2): 2013–14, 2014–15
  • Celtic: Scottish League Cup (1): 2015
  • SFWA Footballer of the Year: 2012–13
  • SPL Player of the Year: 2012–13
  • SPFA Young Player of the Year: 2012–13
  • SPL Player of the Month: August 2012, February 2013
  • SFL Young Player of the Month: March 2008, August 2008, March 2009, September 2009, October 2009, November 2010

    Source: wikipedia.org

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    Goalkeepers
    Leonardo Fasan Logan Bailly
    Dorus de Vries Craig Gordon
    Defenders
    Cristian Gamboa Mikael Lustig
    Kieran Tierney Emilio Izaguirre
    Eoghan O'Connell Dedryck Boyata
    Kolo Toure Erik Sviatchenko
    Efe Ambrose Jozo Simunovic
    Midfielders
    Patrick Roberts Gary Mackay-Steven
    Scott Sinclair Tom Rogic
    Kris Commons Stuart Armstrong
    Ryan Christie Callum McGregor
    James Forrest Liam Henderson
    Kristoffer Ajer Scott Brown
    Nir Bitton
    Forwards
    Leigh Griffiths Moussa Dembele
    Nadir Ciftci