When I stood in front of you at Celtic Park at the end of last season and said this was not the end, but just the beginning - I meant it – these were not words I used lightly. I knew that for too long, the Scottish Premier League had been out of our grasp and I knew it was my job, on your behalf, to bring the title back to Celtic Park.
Building on the achievement of lifting the Scottish Cup last season, my players went to work. This young, gifted Celtic team produced exciting, attacking, high quality football and in doing so lifted the Scottish Premier League title by a healthy margin.
Winning the League with Celtic has always been the pinnacle for me. Winning the title as Manager of Celtic is a dream come true and to share it with the Celtic support is something I'll cherish forever.
The League title belongs to you. This season the team were given backing like no other team enjoys. It is you, the supporters who have lifted the team to these great heights. Thanks to you, the thunder is well and truly back and Celtic Park is once more the place it should be. The atmosphere this season has grown into something really special and the unity and backing of the fans makes me very proud.
Admittedly, this season has had some difficult moments, but I for one never stopped believing in this team. It has been a joy to watch the players grow in stature throughout both our domestic and European campaigns. Our recent unbeaten run was incredible and an achievement of which we can be truly proud.
Next season will be even more exciting with a possible Champions League campaign to focus on and I really want Celtic Park full to capacity – the way it should be. Your support will make the difference, as it has done this season.
Everyone at Celtic sincerely understands and appreciates the commitment and sacrifice which you make in following our great Club. My job is to bring you the success which your support deserves and we are pleased to have delivered that success this season.
I hope you have enjoyed this season so far and if you are able to, then please join me again and let's fill this great stadium to capacity next season as we take on the best that Scotland and Europe has to offer.
Thank you once again for your magnificent support and for making Celtic Park such a special place.
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