Celtic in crisis? Not so, says Dermot Desmond

Celtic in crisis? Not so, says Dermot Desmond

After spectacularly blowing their quest to win ten Scottish league titles in a row, managerless Celtic stand at a crossroads. But the club’s biggest shareholder, billionaire financier Dermot Desmond, is brooking no criticism in the wake of their worst season in decades

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
6th June, 2021

Dermot Desmond is a deeply private man who has a wariness of the press. He doesn’t give many interviews. So when one appeared on the website of Celtic FC, where he’s a major shareholder, it caught many people’s attention.

Not least because it was published in late March, at the tail-end of a turbulent campaign in which Celtic had failed miserably to win their tenth Scottish league title in...

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