Stephen McManus

Scottish Footballer

Stephen McManus is a Scottish footballer who currently plays as a centre back for Middlesbrough. McManus was club captain of Celtic from 2007 until his move to Middlesbrough in 2010. McManus was a product of Celtic's youth academy and had risen through the ranks to become first team captain ahead of the 2007/08 season.… Read More

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  • Celtic Cruise To 10th Successive Win
    Yahoo News - Jan 18, 2014
  • Mowbray Vows To Keep On Fighting
    Yorkshire Evening Post - Jul 31, 2013
  • Rovers Stop The Rot: Middlesbrough 0 Doncaster Rovers 0
    Doncaster Free Press - Apr 17, 2012
  • Mc Manus Keen To Play Yahoo! Eurosport Uk
    Google News - Sep 16, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Stephen McManus.


1982 Birth Born on September 10, 1982.


2003 20 Years Old Born in Lanark, McManus came through the ranks at Celtic and signed a professional contract on the same day as fellow defender John Kennedy. He made his debut for the first team, under Martin O'Neill, in the 2003/04 season against Hibernian, and finished that season with 5 league appearances as Celtic won the league. … Read More
2006 23 Years Old 1 More Event
He was made captain for the first league game of the 2006/07 season, in the match against Kilmarnock due to regular club captain Neil Lennon being suspended.
2007 24 Years Old 1 More Event
After Lennon left Celtic to join Nottingham Forest, McManus was announced as Celtic's new captain on 31 July 2007 and signed a four-year contract. … Read More
2008 25 Years Old McManus lifted his first trophy as Celtic skipper on 22 May 2008, when Celtic won the 2007–08 SPL Championship following a 1–0 win over Dundee United at Tannadice Park on the last day of the season. Before the beginning of the 2008–09 SPL Championship it was announced that McManus would wear the No.4 shirt, previously worn by Adam Virgo, after Virgo left the club in July 2008. … Read More
2009 26 Years Old McManus was loaned by Celtic to Middlesbrough for the second half of the 2009–10 season.
2010 27 Years Old 1 More Event
This meant that McManus linked up again with Gordon Strachan, who signed four other Celtic players during the January 2010 transfer window. … Read More
2011 28 Years Old McManus scored his second goal for Middlesbrough against Leicester City on 2 April 2011, his goal coming in the 94th minute to level the game at 3–3. … Read More
2012 29 Years Old 1 More Event
McManus signed for Bristol City on loan until the end of the season on 14 February 2012 and made his debut at home in the 2–2 draw against Crystal Palace the same day. … Read More


2013 30 Years Old 1 More Event
His first goal for the club came in a 1–0 win over Hibernian on 3 November 2013.
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