Date: 30th October 2017 at 1:16pm
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Celtic fans have slaughtered former director Michael Kelly after an attack on the Lisbon Lions.

Kelly claimed that the Lions consisted of 11 players while almost every fan recognises the part played in the success by players such as John Fallon, John Hughes, Joe McBride, Charlie Gallagher and Willie O’Neill.

While Kelly’s uncle, Robert, was the chairman at the time of the Lisbon triumph the success was entirely down to Jock Stein.

In the seven years before Stein arrived Celtic failed to win a single domestic trophy with Paddy Crerand leaving the club in despair at the boardroom interference in the team.

Robert Kelly was responsible for some strange team selections with reserve keeper Willie Goldie once picked for a match because he was spotted by Kelly on route to a match wearing a Celtic scarf.

When Michael became a director in 1990 he led Celtic to the brink of liquidation until Fergus McCann struck a deal with Bank of Scotland to clear the club debt.

With Michael Kelly in the boardroom Celtic failed to win a trophy other than the Tennents Sixes.