Celtic FC News: “It was a great feeling” – Neil Lennon delighted after win against Hearts

Celtic FC News: Neil Lennon, the new interim manager of Celtic, has expressed his joy over the win against Hearts.

Neil Lennon
Neil Lennon

After the shocking exit of former manager Brendan Rodgers to Leicester City, Lennon was appointed as the interim manager of the Hoops till the end of this season.

Lennon joyous over the Hearts win

The former Celtic captain’s first match as the Hoops manager ended with a last-gasp win against Hearts.

Following the game,  Lennon offered his views on the result. (h/t BBC Football)

“It was a great feeling, great moment and a nice way to win.

“It was joy, relief. I was so nervous before the game because it means a lot. I’m stepping into one of the best-ever’s shoes.”

Odsonne Edouard ‘s dramatic injury-time goal helped the Hoops defeat the visitors 2-1.

Later, the new manager praised James Forrest’s opening goal, resulted from a stunning counter-attack.

However, Lennon was unhappy on his side conceding a penalty that led to the equalizer. (h/t BBC Football)

“We made it a lot more uncomfortable than it should have been. It was a sloppy goal to give away.

“We shouldn’t have given the ball away, all it does is give Hearts encouragement and something to hold on to.”

The Northern Irish man expressed it would be difficult for someone to adjust straightaway once they have lost the best manager.

The former Leicester player is highly familiar with the Scottish League. In fact, he was the manager at Celtic Park from 2010-2014.

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The defending champions are currently leading the Premiership table and looking for their eighth consecutive title in a row.

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