The Incredible Leigh Griffiths Stats That Proves He Is The Deadliest Goalscorer In Scotland

Along with Turnbull and Soro, Griffiths really is the man of the moment. The super striker has now scored three goals in as many games, whilst he has started his first matches of the season within the last seven days.

We all remember what an impact he made to the league title victory last season and it appears that he’s having a similar effect this term.

A Tweet from Opta Celtic has confirmed our convictions this morning as they revealed that Griffiths has scored 121 goals in 152 starts. That is absolutely frightening goalscoring consistency. In addition to this, Griffiths has come off the bench on 93 occasions and has also set up 49 goals with direct assists. Who knows how many more goals he has contributed by creating space for others with his world class movement.

Overall, Griffiths has played 14,017 minutes in the green and white of Celtic, having direct involvement in 170 goals. This equates to a goal or an assist every 82 minutes played. What’s more, the striker has produced the goods at every single level from domestic duty to the Champions League.

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Hailing from an Irish background, I grew up in Bournemouth with the good fortune to begin watching Celtic during the Martin O'Neill era. Still living on the south coast, I have a season ticket at Paradise and also travel to European away matches when possible. I have written four Celtic books since the age of 19: Our Stories & Our Songs: The Celtic Support, Take Me To Your Paradise: A History Of Celtic-Related Incidents & Events, Walfrid & The Bould Bhoys: Celtic's Founding Fathers, First Season & Early Stars, and The Holy Grounds of Glasgow Celtic: A Guide To Celtic Landmarks & Sites Of Interest. These were/are sold in Waterstones and official Celtic FC stores, and are available on Amazon.

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