2012–13 Celtic F.C. season

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Celtic
2012–13 season
Chairman Ian Bankier
Manager Neil Lennon
Ground Celtic Park
Glasgow, Scotland
(Capacity: 60,355)
Scottish Premier League 1st
Scottish Cup Winners
Scottish League Cup Semi-Finals
Champions League Round of 16
Top goalscorer League:
Gary Hooper (19)
All:
Gary Hooper (31)
Highest home attendance 59,168 vs Spartak Moscow (5 December 2012)
Lowest home attendance 14,399 vs St. Johnstone (30 October 2012)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2012–13 season is the 124th season of competitive football by Celtic.

Competitions[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss       Postponed

Pre-season and friendlies[edit]

Scottish Premier League[edit]

UEFA Champions League[edit]

Group G
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Spain Barcelona 6 4 1 1 11 5 +6 13
Scotland Celtic 6 3 1 2 9 8 +1 10
Portugal Benfica 6 2 2 2 5 5 0 8
Russia Spartak Moscow 6 1 0 5 7 14 −7 3

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Squad[edit]

Last updated 26 May 2013[6]

Key: Black shirt.png = Appearances, Goal = Goals, Booked = Yellow card, Red card = Red card

Number Nation Position Name Total League Champions League League Cup Scottish Cup
Black shirt.png Goal Booked Red card Black shirt.png Goal Booked Red card Black shirt.png Goal Booked Red card Black shirt.png Goal Booked Red card Black shirt.png Goal Booked Red card
1 England GK Fraser Forster 51 0 5 0 34 0 4 0 12 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
2 Wales DF Adam Matthews 38 3 2 0 22 2 1 0 10 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 4 1 0 0
3 Honduras DF Emilio Izaguirre 50 0 4 0 33 0 2 0 10 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
4 Nigeria DF Efe Ambrose 41 3 4 0 27 3 3 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 5 0 0 0
5 Israel DF Rami Gershon 3 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 England DF Kelvin Wilson 50 0 5 0 32 0 4 0 10 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 0
7 Venezuela FW Miku 14 2 3 0 11 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8 Scotland MF Scott Brown (C) 32 3 8 0 17 3 4 0 10 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
9 Greece FW Georgios Samaras 40 14 7 0 25 9 4 0 10 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 0
10 Republic of Ireland FW Anthony Stokes 23 7 0 0 17 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 2 0 0
11 Tunisia FW Lassad 19 3 0 0 14 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
14 Sierra Leone FW Mohamed Bangura 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Scotland MF Kris Commons 46 19 2 0 27 11 1 0 12 2 1 0 3 3 0 0 4 3 0 0
16 Wales MF Joe Ledley 41 10 2 0 25 7 0 0 9 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 4 2 0 0
18 Australia MF Tom Rogić 8 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Northern Ireland MF Paddy McCourt 20 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
21 Scotland DF Charlie Mulgrew 49 9 9 0 30 5 4 0 12 1 3 0 3 2 1 0 4 1 1 0
23 Sweden DF Mikael Lustig 38 3 3 0 23 3 1 0 9 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 4 0 0 0
24 Poland GK Łukasz Załuska 8 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
25 Norway DF Thomas Rogne 19 0 2 0 13 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
26 Sweden GK Viktor Noring 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Republic of Ireland FW Daryl Murphy 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Scotland FW James Keatings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 Scotland MF John Herron 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Scotland FW Tony Watt 29 6 2 0 20 5 1 0 5 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
33 Israel MF Beram Kayal 40 0 8 0 26 0 4 0 8 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 2 0
35 Scotland GK Robbie Thomson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
36 Australia DF Jackson Irvine 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
37 Bosnia and Herzegovina FW Bahrudin Atajić 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Scotland MF Callum McGregor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
43 Scotland DF Joe Chalmers 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
44 Scotland DF Marcus Fraser 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
45 Scotland DF Lewis Toshney 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
46 Scotland MF Dylan McGeouch 15 1 0 0 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
49 Scotland MF James Forrest 29 4 3 0 15 3 1 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 1 0 0
50 Republic of Ireland MF Paul George 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
56 Czech Republic MF Filip Twardzik 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
58 Czech Republic FW Patrik Twardzik 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
67 Kenya MF Victor Wanyama 49 9 15 2 32 6 9 1 10 2 4 1 2 0 0 0 5 1 2 0
88 England FW Gary Hooper 51 31 2 0 31 19 1 0 11 4 1 0 3 6 0 0 5 2 0 0
Players who no longer play for Celtic
30 Scotland MF Paul Slane 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
39 England DF Andre Blackman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Nigeria MF Rabiu Ibrahim 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

Goalscorers[edit]

Last updated 28 April 2013

R Player Scottish
Premier
League

Scottish
Cup
Scottish
League
Cup
UEFA
Champions
League
Total
1 England Gary Hooper 19 2 6 4 31
2 Scotland Kris Commons 11 3 3 2 19
3 Greece Georgios Samaras 9 0 0 5 14
4 Wales Joe Ledley 7 2 0 1 10
5 Kenya Victor Wanyama 6 1 0 2 9
Scotland Charlie Mulgrew 5 1 2 1 9
7 Republic of Ireland Anthony Stokes 5 2 0 0 7
8 Scotland Tony Watt 5 0 0 1 6
9 Scotland James Forrest 3 1 0 0 4
10 Tunisia Lassad 3 0 0 0 3
Nigeria Efe Ambrose 3 0 0 0 3
Scotland Scott Brown 3 0 0 0 3
Wales Adam Matthews 2 1 0 0 3
Sweden Mikael Lustig 3 0 0 0 3
15 Venezuela Miku 2 0 0 0 2
16 Israel Rami Gershon 1 0 0 0 1
Scotland Dylan McGeouch 1 0 0 0 1
Total 88 13 11 16 128

Celtic personnel awards[edit]

Last updated 22 September 2012

Player Award Month
Scotland Tony Watt SPL Young Player of the Month August[7]
Northern Ireland Neil Lennon SPL Manager of the Month December
Wales Adam Matthews SPL Young Player of the Month January
England Gary Hooper SPL Player of the Month January

Team statistics[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1 Celtic (C) 38 24 7 7 92 35 +57 79 2013–14 UEFA Champions League second qualifying round
2 Motherwell 38 18 9 11 67 51 +16 63 2013–14 UEFA Europa League third qualifying round
3 St. Johnstone 38 14 14 10 45 44 +1 56 2013–14 UEFA Europa League second qualifying round
4 Inverness Caledonian Thistle 38 13 15 10 64 60 +4 54
5 Ross County 38 13 14 11 47 48 −1 53
6 Dundee United 38 11 14 13 51 62 −11 47
7 Hibernian2 38 13 12 13 49 52 −3 51 2013–14 UEFA Europa League second qualifying round
8 Aberdeen2 38 11 15 12 41 43 −2 48
9 Kilmarnock 38 11 12 15 52 53 −1 45
10 Heart of Midlothian 38 11 11 16 40 49 −9 44
11 St. Mirren 38 9 14 15 47 60 −13 41
12 Dundee (R) 38 7 9 22 28 66 −38 30 Relegation to the 2013–14 Scottish First Division

Source: Scottish Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1 Since the winners of 2012–13 Scottish Cup, Celtic are already qualified to 2013–14 UEFA Champions League, the runners–up Hibernian secured a spot in 2013–14 UEFA Europa League in the second qualifying round.
2 Teams in the bottom half at the time of the split may not overtake a team in the top 6 at the time of the split.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.


Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground H A A H A H A H A H A H A H A A H H A A H H H H A H A H A A H A H H A A H A
Result W D W D L W W W W L D D W L W W W W W L W W W W W W D W L L W D W W L D W W
Position 2 4 1 1 5 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Last updated: 21 April 2013.
Source: Statto.com
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Transfers[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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