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Nick Hammond leaves his role as Celtic’s head of football operations

Wed 31 March 2021 | 21:25

Celtic have announced that the club’s head of football operations Nick Hammond has resigned from his role after almost two years.

The former



West Brom

director of football initially joined


in June 2019 as a recruitment consultant. Four months later he was promoted to the club’s head of football operations.

He helped bring in the likes of

Albian Ajeti


Shane Duffy

, both of whom have failed to impress. He played a role in signing

David Turnbull


A statement from Parkhead revealed Hammond, who took a lead role in the club's recruitment in recent transfer windows, is moving on to "pursue new opportunities".

"Celtic Football Club today announced that Head of Football Operations, Nick Hammond, has resigned from his position at the Club to pursue new opportunities.”

the statement on the club's website reads


"Nick joined Celtic in 2019, having previously held Director of Football and Technical Director positions at Reading FC and West Bromwich Albion FC respectively. He leaves with the Club's best wishes."

Celtic CEO

Peter Lawwell


: "We would like to thank Nick for his contribution to Celtic across the past two seasons. Everyone at the Club wishes Nick the very best for the future."


source: SportMob