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County Armagh boy nominated for Scottish Premier League Goal of the Month

County Armagh boy Jay Beattie

Absolutely amazing!

Celtic’s biggest fan – 10-year-old Co Armagh boy Jay Beatty – looks set to write his name in the soccer annals.

The young lad, from Lurgan, has been shortlisted for the Scottish Professional Football League’s ‘Goal of the Month’ for January.

And, not just that, Jay – who has Down’s Syndrome – is the favourite to win!

During a VIP visit, the Hoops’ mad lad got his moment in the spotlight at the mid-month clash between Celtic and Hamilton Accies.

Thanks to goals by Adam Matthews and Liam Henderson, Celtic were celebrating a 2-0 victory at New Douglas Park.

But Hamilton later tweeted and allowed a goal scored by Jay during half-time to be counted, declaring the official result 3-0.

That now puts Jay alongside some of the biggest names in Scottish football for the ultimate accolade – and his own bit of history.

The Lurgan boy has won the hearts of all, with an army of adoring fans, including fellow Lurgan native Neil Lennon, and Georgios Samaras, who carried him aloft as Celtic celebrated their title glory last season.

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