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Celtic coach Thompson has no regrets leaving Newcastle

New Celtic coach Alan Thompson had no doubts about leaving Newcastle United.

Thommo had no hesitation when it came to turning his back on Newcastle's Gallowgate for the one in the East End of Glasgow.

He said: "Newcastle is a special place and a unique club but my memories of playing for Celtic made it a no-brainer when I was asked to come back and coach the club.

"I'd have been here at the end of last season if it was possible but I couldn't gamble my job at St James' Park on an eight-game trial period.

"We've got a nucleus of good players at the club and the manager will buy well. It was my ambition to return and I believe we can do well together.

"The job we have is to convince the Celtic fans to believe in us and fill the stadium once again."

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