Date: 2nd December 2016 at 11:49am
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Former Celt Omar Bogle is the leading scorer in English football- ahead of Diego Costa and Sergio Aguero.

After scoring the play-off goal that earned Grimsby a return to the Football League the striker has scored 16 goals in League Two.

Bogle joined Celtic in 2011 from Birmingham but returned south of the border early in 2012 and has gradually built up his career.

Speaking to Video Celts after Bogle had netted a double against St Johnston’s youth side in November 2011 John Kennedy said: “Omar can be a real threat when he puts his mind to it.

His first goal was following the ball in to get a tap in then for the second goal he used his body well to create some space to shoot.

He’s capable of that and along with Tony Watt they gave their back four a torrid time in the first half. Tony was running the channels, getting behind them and with Omar being strong and physical our front two provided St Johnstone with a real headache.

In the second half we stopped feeding the balls into them as we had, we got a bit slack and that allowed St Johnstone to get some crosses into the box which was a threat.

We played with the same two strikers against Aberdeen, they did well in that match and also for 45 minutes they worked well together.

Most of the time we play with one up and two wingers but we need to have another option with two up front, when they are both on their game they are very effective.”

After leaving Celtic he turned out for Hinkley United and Solihull Motors before being signed by Grimsby in 2015.

His goal-scoring form has brought him to the attention of a number of Championship clubs with Leeds United and Nottingham Forest expected to make bids for the striker in January.

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