Previous
St Etienne
Manchester United
5:00 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 3
Game Details
Valencia
Real Madrid
5:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Sevilla FC
Leicester City
7:45 PM UTC
Leg 1
Game Details
FC Porto
Juventus
7:45 PM UTC
Leg 1
Game Details
New York Red Bulls
Vancouver Whitecaps
1:00 AM UTC Feb 23, 2017
Leg 1
Game Details
U.A.N.L
Pumas UNAM
3:00 AM UTC Feb 23, 2017
Leg 1
Game Details
Bristol City
Fulham
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Next
CelticCeltic
MotherwellMotherwell
2
0
FT
Game Details
CelticCeltic
Inverness Caledonian ThistleInverness Caledonian Thistle
6
0
FT
Game Details
St JohnstoneSt Johnstone
CelticCeltic
2
5
FT
Game Details
CelticCeltic
AberdeenAberdeen
1
0
FT
Game Details

Forster talks up Newcastle return

Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster has said he has “unfinished business” with his former club Newcastle United and would like to return one day.

Fraser Forster's performances for Celtic in the Champions League earned a place in the England squad.
Fraser Forster has had an impressive season

Forster, 25, who was born in Northumberland, began his career at St James’ Park after coming through the club’s academy ranks.

However, he was unable to seize the No. 1 spot from fellow academy graduate Tim Krul and spent time on loan at Norwich City and Celtic before completing a £2.5 million move to the Scottish champions in 2012.

Although he is enjoying life at Celtic Park, Forster said it had been tough to leave his hometown club and he would welcome a return to Tyneside one day.

“I’d like to go back to Newcastle at some point if the opportunity arises,” he told BBC’s Late Kick-Off. “I’m a Newcastle fan and I’ve got unfinished business there. It was a wrench to leave, but it wasn’t meant to be.

“I enjoyed my time out on loan and after enjoying playing week in, week out it was important I carried on playing. I wanted to be No. 1 and it was clear that wasn’t going to happen at Newcastle.

“Everyone wants to be playing in the Premier League. It’s the place to be. At the minute, I’m very happy at Celtic and playing Champions League football, but long-term it would be nice to play in the Premier League.”

Forster has been in impressive form for Celtic this season, and was nicknamed ‘The Great Wall’ by the Spanish media for his superb performances against Barcelona in the Champions League.

Such displays earned him a call-up to Roy Hodgson’s England squad for the recent World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Montenegro.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.