Exclusive – Nine Celtic Stars photographed on 17th May 1967

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On Monday 15 May 1967 Celtic celebrated that season’s quadruple on Trophy Night at Celtic Park with a 2-0 win over Kilmarnock and all four trophies – The Glasgow Cup, The League Cup, the Scottish Cup and the League Championship trophy – were all there at Paradise, on top of a Shellys vehicle for the best ever half-time entertainment.

Jock Stein’s Celtic all conquering Celtic side took the acclaim of the Celtic support ,and incredibly just 21,000 supporters attended the match, quite remarkably.

Afterwards the Celtic players, who in ten days time were to play in the European Cup Final in Lisbon against Italian giants and bookies favourites Inter Milan.

Here are photos of that half-time trophy display and the players holding aloft Celtic’s greatest ever manager.  That’s not what this article is about though. The Celtic Star wants to show you some photographs of the Celtic players taken two nights later on Wednesday 17 May, a selection of individual shots of these Celtic players just eight days before they made history and became the Lisbon Lions.

Look at these photos and look into the players’ eyes and you will see the steely determination of winners.  You’ll enjoy this…our photos begin on the next page…

See Faither, Ronnie Simpson, on Wednesday 17 May, 1967  on the next page…

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About Author

The Celtic Star founder and editor David Faulds has edited numerous Celtic books over the past decade or so including several from Lisbon Lions, Willie Wallace, Tommy Gemmell and Jim Craig. Earliest Celtic memories include a win over East Fife at Celtic Park and the 4-1 League Cup loss to Partick Thistle as a 6 year old. Best game? Easy 4-2, 1979 when Ten Men Won the League. Email editor@thecelticstar.co.uk

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