Billy McNeill funeral in pictures: Lisbon Lions and Scottish football legends pay respects

Sir Alex Ferguson and KennyDalglish were among thousands of mourners to pay respects to Celtic legend Billy McNeill, who captained the side to their European Cup glory in 1967.

Celtic fans line the street as Billy McNeill's coffin passes

Former Celtic managers Brendan Rodgers, Martin O'Neill, Gordon Strachan left for the funeral on buses from Celtic Park. McNeill's fellow Lisbon Lions such Bobby Lennox, John Clark, Jim Craig and Bertie Auld were also present. Supporters threw flowers and scarves towards the hearse and songs about McNeill and the Lisbon Lions were sung as his coffin was driven down the Celtic Way.

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

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Celtic, Liverpool and Scotland legend Kenny Dalglish.
Current Celtic manager Neil Lennon.
Former Celtic manager Brendan Rogers
Ex Celtic and Scotland defender Tosh McKinley
Celtic's largest individual shareholder, Dermot Desmond.
Celtic fans lined the street to pay tribute the Lisbon Lion.
Current Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney arrives at the church
Lisbon Lion Jim Craig arrives at the church
Celtic legend Charlie Nicholas arrives with his partner.
Lisbon Lion Bobby Lennox.
Celtic chief executive Peter Lawell.
Current squad members including captain Scott Brown arrive at the church.
Celtic fans of all ages pay tribute the club legend.
Celtic fans say goodbye to Billy McNeill.