While the recent Alan Thompson story rumbles on, we thought it’d be a good time to look at eight of his best moments in a Celtic jersey, so come take a trip down memory lane with eight of the best goals scored by our ex-number 8.
Number 8 – Livingston 0 Celtic 2, 6th December, 2003
Once again, Thompson volleys home from the edge of the box – 0:22 start
Number 7 – VFB Stuttgart 3 Celtic 2, 27th February, 2003
Alan opens the scoring in Germany with a diving header – 3:43 start.
Number 6 – Celtic 3 Rangers 0, 3rd January, 2004
A stunning free kick from Thompson gives Celtic their third goal of the game – 0:53 start
Number 5 – Celtic 3 Falkirk 1, August 13th, 2005
Alan scores the second of three Celtic goals with a sensation volley – 0:56 start.
Number 4 – Rangers 0 Celtic 2, 30th September, 2001
One of Alan’s great individual goals for the Hoops – 0:11 start
Number 3 – Liverpool 0 Celtic 2, 20th March, 2003
Alan Thompson gives Celtic the lead at Anfield, before John Hartson seals the victory – 0:00 start
Number 2 – Celtic 1 Rangers 0, 29th August, 2004
A late strike from Thompson gives Celtic the victory in a closely fought derby match – 0:00 start
Number 1 – Celtic 1 Barcelona 0, 11th March 2004
Alan Thompson’s acrobatic finish hands Celtic a 1-0 lead to take to Barcelona for the second leg. The Bhoys goes onto hold the Catalan club to a 0-0 draw in Barcelona, and Thompson’s strike in the first leg means Celtic have knocked out one of the greatest teams in the world.
Finally, a short interview can be found below where Alan Thompson describes his emotions after Celtic sealed their first Scottish Premier League title in four years only months ago: