Celtic: Club’s Head of Football Operations, Nick Hammond, Resigns

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Celtic have announced the resignation of their Head of Football Operations, Nick Hammond. He resigned after being in charge of Celtic transfers since the January 2020 window, including signings of Ismaila Soro, David Turnbull and Shane Duffy. According to reports, Hammond, 53, resigned to pursue new opportunities.

Hammond’s resignation came after almost two years at Celtic Park. However, this was after a successful spell at West Brom and, before that, 20 years with Reading.

Reports indicated that the 53-year-old came into Celtic initially as a recruitment consultant for the summer 2019 window. That was when they signed Christopher Jullien and Mohamed Elyanousi.

Furthermore, he was then in cost of transfers for January 2020 – once they signed Ismaila Soro – and summer season 202. This included the captures of David Turnbull from Motherwell and Shane Duffy on mortgage from Brighton, in addition to the newest January window.

Hammond’s resignation

According to a statement on the club’s website, Celtic Football Club announced that their Head of Football Operations, Nick Hammond, has resigned from his position at the Club to pursue new opportunities.

In addition, the statement maintained that Nick joined Celtic in 2019. However, he attained this position after he had held Director of Football and Technical Director positions at Reading FC and West Bromwich Albion FC, respectively.

Nevertheless, Hammond leaves with the Club’s best wishes.

Celtic chief executive, Peter Lawwell, made a remark. According to him, the Club would like to thank Hammond for his contribution to Celtic across the past two seasons. Further, Lawwell maintained that everyone at the club wished him the very best for the future.

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