Forrest approaches Brown
James Forrest won his 20th major trophy with Celtic and is now just two behind Scott Brown’s incredible medal win.
The longtime Hoops winner started the draw at Dundee United, which saw Ange Postecoglou’s side win the title.
It was only his ninth league appearance this season and he has also made ten side appearances. And he will be presented with his 20th honor as a Celtic player since his debut for the club 12 years ago this month.
Forrest has won ten titles, five Scottish Cups and five League Cups. His total would be even higher if he hadn’t been injured both in this season’s League Cup win – where he scored the only goal in a semi-final win against St Johnstone – and in the 2020 Scottish Cup final, which was played in December. of 2020. that year.
He is now just two behind club legend Scott Brown, who has won 22 trophies – ten league titles, six Scottish Cups and six League Cups.
And he’s one behind Neil Lennon with 21 grands prix; although 11 of them were as a player and ten as a coach in two stints.
He surpassed Celtic’s ‘Best Player Ever’ voted by his fans, Jimmy Johnstone, who won 19 trophies.
Israeli Celtic star Nir Bitton – who looks set to return to his homeland this summer – is now at the top of the all-time list, having claimed his 18th honor. He won eight titles, four Scottish Cups and six League Cups.
The most decorated current Celtic players and coaches are:
34 Willie Maley
31 Billy McNeill
27 Jock Stein
25 Bobby Lennox
22 Scott Brown
21 Neil Lennon
20 James Forrest
19 Jimmy Johnstone
18 Nir Bitton, Bobby Murdoch, Alec McNair and Jimmy McMenemy