Neil Lennon has returned to management, the man who had 2 stints at Celtic and also managed Hibernian just cannot keep away from teams wearing Green and White it seems.
He has moved to Omonoia FC in Cyprus, the club has pout out a gushing post about welcoming Lennon to the club, I have run it through google translate but you can access the original in Greek here.
We would like to inform you that we have proceeded to hire Mr. Neil Lennon as the coach. The cooperation contract lasts until the summer of 2024. Neil Lennon is 50 years old, originally from Northern Ireland and has a long successful career as a coach.
He worked for six years for one of Scotland’s biggest teams, Celtic, which he coached in 335 games, winning five league titles, four cups and a league cup. In addition, in the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons it managed to achieve Celtic’s entry into the Champions League groups, while in one year the team also qualified for the “16” phase of the tournament.
He also did a great job at Hibernian, where he sat on the bench in 122 games. He managed to bring the team back to Scotland’s first division as the Championship champions, after a three-year absence, while the following season he finished in 4th place, winning a “ticket” to the Europa League.
He has been named coach of the year three times and is the only one to have won the treble in Scotland as a coach and footballer. Also, especially during his presence at Celtic, he managed to highlight several young players.
For the past year, Neil Lennon has chosen to stay off the bench. In a recent interview, he commented on this fact: “I liked this calmer way of life: you invest a little more time in yourself as a person and in your loved ones.
I rested, I feel fresh and I am excited for any challenge that comes in front of me “. As a footballer, Neil Lennon made 305 appearances for Celtic, winning five league titles, four FA cups, two League cups, and in 2003 reached the UEFA Cup final.
He also played for Leicester City and Manchester City, as well as for the Northern Ireland national team.
We welcome Mr. Neil Lennon to the OMONIA family and wish him every success.
Good luck Lenny, if you need a Goalkeeper who speaks Greek we might be able to help you out mate.