Celtic took the FIFA fan award for their display in homage to the Lisbon Lions on the final day of the season last term.

To me, it was an award that was well merited.

It was a special display to mark the 50th anniversary of the Lions and I think it is brilliant that it has got the recognition that it deserves.

We all know that there were issues with a section of the support and a fall out between them and the club but that appears to have been resolved with the focus give to backing the guys on the pitch.

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I still maintain that throughout Europe, Celtic continue to carry an envious reputation for backing the club - I do wonder how many teams can attract 60k every week to their home games - and it is great for the club to be honoured in such a fashion.

I also think that Brendan Rodgers has played a big part in sustaining that reputation.

On the pitch the club have continued to kick on and the team on the park is capable of matching the expectations of the support.

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They will be in full voice this week with the visit of Bayern Munich and when the full backing is given to the team I think they are a fanbase that are very difficult to match.

They'll get their first chance to make their appreciation of the award known on Saturday afternoon when they host Kilmarnock looking to kick on from the impressive midweek performance against Aberdeen.