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Goalkeeper, Age 29
Celtic’s longest serving player. Joined from Newport County youth.
Debut – Caldicot Town Gwent Cup Aug 2010. No 2 keeper during his early years but has shown great dedication & continuous improvement to see off all previous incumbents between the sticks. Now firmly established as the No 1 keeper.
Right Back, Age 25
Came through Celtic juniors. Debut: Cwmmaman U Aug 2019. Son of formerCwmbran Town player & Celtic youth coach John Powell, elder brother of midfielder Isaac. Club vice captain.
Right Back, Age 23
Product of Torfaen Academy. Played for Fairfield juniors & seniors, Cwmffrwdoer seniors, Monmouth & Risca Academies. Gwent County U16 Cap 2014. Debut v Ammanford Aug 2021 – he scored. Son of U19 Development manager, Mark Broom.
Centre Back, Age 29
Came through Celtic juniors. Club captain. Manager’s & Player’s Player of Season 2021/22 Debut: Goytre Oct 2016
Centre Back, Age 20
Player at Celtic Academy. Debut Pontypridd Town Dec 2020 (NMG Cup).
Youth football for Croesyceiliog
Left Wing Back, Age 24
Product of Celtic juniors. Debut: Briton Ferry Apr 2018. Also played for Cwmbran Town & youth football at Lucas Girling, Croesyceiliog, Panteg.
Left Wing Back, Age 35
Signed from Caldicot Town in 2011/12. Debut v AFC Porth Oct 2011 scoring the only goal. Formerly with Garden City juniors, Chepstow Town. Top scorer in 2014/15 with 14 goals.
Central Defence, Age 24
Debut v Briton Ferry, Aug 2021. Irishman who joined club from Cardiff Medics FC. Recently qualified as a doctor having trained at Cardiff University.
Full Back, Age 23
Joined January 2022 from Swansea University where he graduated with a BSc in Sport & Science. Formerly with Malpas Gladiators, Croesyceiliog youth, Swansea City & Newport County Academy.
Right Back, Age 18
Joined this season from Barry Town United. Formerly with Goytre. Brother Jack plays professionally for South Shields. Father Paul played for Celtic Juniors & 1st team Gwent County.
Left Back, Age 17
Academy product. Debut Jul 2021 v Swansea University along with brother Brad. Formerly with Coed Eva Juniors. Father Michael played for Celtic Juniors & 1st team Gwent County & Welsh League.
Defender, Age 19
Midfield, Age 34
Joined 2014/15. Can also play central defence & striker. Stand-in goalkeeper. Debut: Blaenavon Blues Sep 2014 (Welsh Cup). Previously with Eveswell juniors, Newport YM youth, Liswerry Gwent County, Welsh League for Llanwern (2010-13) & Undy Athletic (2013-14). Supporter’s Player of Season 2021/22.
Midfield, Age 25
Product of Celtic juniors & Academy. Debut: Caerau (Ely) Mar 2014 age 17. Graduated from Leeds Beckett University where he was captain in final year. Futsal for Cardiff University & Wales.
Midfield, Age 21
Cwmmaman Feb 2018 age 17. Formerly with Griffithstown juniors, Albion Rovers youth, Cwmbran Town seniors. Younger brother of Sam Powell.
Midfield, Age 21
Debut Pontypridd Town Dec 2020. Product of Torfaen Academy. Played for Griffithstown juniors, Panteg seniors.
Centre Midfield, Age 32
Much-travelled player, rejoins from English club Brislington. 3 previous spells with Celtic – 2007-11, 2015-16, 2017-19. Debut: Pentwyn Dynamos Sep 2007
Midfield, Age 17
Product of Celtic juniors & Celtic Academy, formerly with Cwmbran Town juniors. Celtic’s youngest ever outfield player age 16 years 99 days. Debut: Afan Lido Jul 2022. Young player of Season 2021/22.
Midfield, Age 20
Debut v Penydarren August 2021. Signed last season from Goytre. Played youth football for Albion Rovers.
Centre Midfield, Age 25
Versatile midfielder who can slot in at full back, former captain of the thirds and seconds made his first team debut against Llantwit major July 2021.
Midfield, Age 30
Newly signed this season from Pontyclun having moved to Cwmbran
Striker, Age 25
Can also play central defence. Debut: Cambrian & Clydach Mar 2018. Missed 2019/20 season with serious ligament injury, Formerly with Celtic juniors & Panteg. Left club last season in transfer window for Pontypridd Town but returns this season.
Striker, Age 31
Joined Jan 2020 from Merthyr Town. Debut: Undy Jan 2020. Prolific scorer in Eastern Counties football scoring 106 goals in 4 seasons before moving at age 25 from St Neots Town to Newport County on professional contract where he made 3 appearances for 1st team.
Striker, Age 28
Joined last season from Gwent County Wattsville for whom he scored over 200 goals with a best season of 55 goals in 2014/15. Ex- Newport County juniors & Cardiff City Academy. Also played for Abergavenny Town & Croesyceiliog. Debut: Afan Lido Feb 2022.
Striker, Age 24
Top scorer (24) last season for 3rd team. Won club’s Golden Boot with 27 senior goals. 1st team debut Aug 2021 v Penydarren BGC
Stepped up from Development team manager in Jan 2020 age 26 for 5 matches before pandemic halted season. Product of Celtic juniors. Former youth manager at Lucas Cwmbran & Croesyceiliog, goalkeeper coach at Celtic. Had spell coaching in USA. Won Welsh League Reserve East title 2017/18 in first season as manager. Debut: Ton Pentre Apr 2018 in goal.
Club vice chairman. Joined club from Girlings 1999/2000 playing centre back in promoted teams in Gwent County Divisions 3 & 2. Assistant manager of Newport & District sides which won 3 league titles & the Senior Cup in 6 seasons. This is his 3rd spell as 1st team assistant having previously worked with Della Cheedy & Dean Morris.
Ex Celtic junior & youth. USW student. Celtic Academy coach.