Date: 26th May 2019 at 8:03pm
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Emotion is never far away when Celtic are involved with the last month as poignant a period as any in the club’s history.

The full story of the season will almost certainly never be uncovered but the mix of tragedy and triumph that has been present since formation was at the fore in and around Hampden.

A tifo display remembering Billy McNeill and Stevie Chalmers was matched by the players wearing the number 5 on the front of their shorts and 9 on the back. The tracksuits had the names McNeill and Chalmers prominent.

Yesterday’s 2-1 scoreline, recovering from falling a goal behind is another favoured Celtic script, mirroring a certain fixture in 1967 as well as the Scottish Cup Finals of 85 and 88, there was even a Scottish Cup semi-final win over Hearts in 88 by the same scoring pattern.

Hampden isn’t the best of stadiums but when the team were on their lap of honour the PA caught the moment perfectly as You’ll Never Walk Alone was sing by the Celtic support as a memorable season ended with another chapter of history.