Joe Hart set to retire at the end of 2024 campaign

Former Manchester City number 1 Joe Hart set to call time on his career.

Will Joe Hart manage to go out on a high at Celtic this season?

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  • Former England number one Joe Hart will retire from football in the summer of 2024.
  • Hart won the English Premier League in 2012 and 2014.
  • In addition, Hart has won every honour available in Scottish football with Celtic too.
  • Hart will turn 37 in the summer and has been capped by England 75 times.

In the modern age of goalkeeping, very few players have been able to compare themselves to Joe Hart. 

Starting his career with humble beginnings at Shrewsbury Town, Hart went on to win the Premier League and the FA Cup with Manchester City, as well as 75 caps for England, and following a successful spell with Celtic in Scotland, he is set to call time on his career. 

Celtic have been the team to beat in Scottish football for generations and the pull of playing for the green and white hoops remains as telling as it always has been. 
Joe Hart found himself at Celtic Park following a forgettable spell in the English Premier League, but it has been a match made in heaven for both Hart and the Bhoys. 
However, Hart will turn 37 at the end of the 2024 season and he will hang up his gloves, leaving a big void in the Celtic Park goal for somebody to fill. 
Hart the hero 

Having enjoyed two decades at the sharp end of the British game, Joe Hart can walk away from the game with a huge sense of pride. 
Hart broke through at Shrewsbury Town as a teenager before being snapped up by Manchester City before a huge investment rumbled through the club. 
For all the changes at City, both on and off the field, Hart was the constant, progressing from a fringe player to a first team regular and he won two Premier League titles, as well as a Carabao Cup and FA Cup in City colours. 
England’s number 1 

Football is still yet to ‘come home’, with the English national team frequently coming up short in major tournaments, much to the amusement of punters and online betting sites.  
For the best part of a decade, however, Joe Hart was a key cog in a young and exciting England team, who simply couldn’t get the job done when it mattered most in major tournament football. 
Hart won 75 caps for England and his consistency in between the sticks for the Three Lions held him in the highest regard with all England fans.  
Scottish Swansong 

Following largely forgettable spells at Torino, West Ham United, Tottenham and Burnley following his Manchester City departure, Joe Hart’s career looked to be at a crossroads. 
Celtic came calling in the summer of 2021 and Hart has not looked back since, winning 5 trophies since he joined the Glaswegian giants. 
Not many people saw Hart’s decision coming but the England legend has always had a pen champs for a surprise and he will be doing all he can to ensure Celtic finish the 2023/24 season on a high.