We will never see their likes again . . .a team full of local lads who conquered Europe in a swashbuckling style.
All my life I have loved the fact that Celtic were the first British team to win the European Cup. I have held the players and Jock Stein in awe. I have had the pleasure of having had a chat with a few of the Lions over the years at Celtic Park hospitality. Just old men now but back then . . . .
50 years on it is start seeping in to me how enormous it all was. Fantastic that it still means so much to our support - partly knowing it will never happen again but maybe like me it is dawning on us all how incredible the achievement was.
This was the greatest ever year of Scottish football. Rangers made the Cup Winners Cup Final and Killie made the Fairs Cup semi final. Could the fans ever have seen the depths to which our game would fall?
Well done the Lisbon Lions.