Forgotten Celtic striker makes shock career move to THAILAND and joins his 19th club

He played 19 times for the Hoops – one game for each of the various clubs he has played for over the course of his professional career.

But the latest still seems highly unlikely for former Celtic striker Stefan Scepovic.

Scepovic (left) trains alongside Aleksandr Tonev and Beryam Kayal


Scepovic (left) trains alongside Aleksandr Tonev and Beryam KayalCredit: Kenneth Ramsay
The Serb and the Bulgarian were close


The Serb and the Bulgarian were closeCredit: Kenneth Ramsay

The Serb striker signed up for a season in THAI Premier League after being sacked by Brisbane Roar in Australia.

Muangthong United is his 21st transfer Move to his 19th club across an incredible 12 countries.

Having once signed £2.5million for Ronny Deila, he has enjoyed a career across the globe that seems to be the definition of a journeyman.

It included Israel, Japan, Spain several times, Italy, Hungary Australia and Poland.

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Scotland may not have been his most successful streak – he scored just six goals in those 19 games – but it was one of his longest stints.

He was signed for two years Celticbut only played once before being loaned to Getafe.

The Spanish team made the best of it striker over three years – his longest stay ANYWHERE.

But after ten games in six months for the A-League side, Australia won gold coasthe’s on the road again – and this time he’s going to a venue called the Thunderdome.

The 33-year-old spent several stays in Spain during his nomadic career


The 33-year-old spent several stays in Spain during his nomadic careerPhoto credit: Getty Images – Getty
The forward appeals against Dukla Prague during a friendly game


The forward appeals against Dukla Prague during a friendly gameCredit: Kenny Ramsay – The Sun Glasgow

The stadium in northern Bangkok holds just 15,000 spectators – far fewer than the Serb played there in his heyday Celtic.

He also played twice in Serie A for Sampdoria, making his most recent move, still aged 33, an unusual one for the club striker.

He was once even in the sights of Juventus and Ronny Deila thought he was an important player when he signed him to Scotland from Sporting Gijon Celtic‘S Goal Man Forward ten seasons ago.

However, he was never granted a job in the team, he only managed to complete 90 minutes twice and only started eight times.

Goals came in the Europa League against minnows Astra Giurgiu and a loss against Dinamo Zagreb, while domestically he scored twice against Kilmarnock and another against Inverness.

Muangthong United also sign an international forward with one goal in eight appearances for the Serbia national team.

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Zack Zwiezen

Zack Zwiezen is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Zack Zwiezen joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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