Kilmarnock and Celtic have come together to remember the late Tommy Burns. 

The packed away end at Rugby Park displayed a huge TIFO which read, “You’re playing for a people and a cause".

And the Ayrshire crowd and two sets of players provided him with a jubilant minutes applause prior to kick-off. 

Burns, who sadly passed away on this day in 2008, holds a special place in both teams hearts, having amassed over 500 appearances as a player and had an influential role as a manager.

Celtic can win the Scottish Premiership tonight and they were 2-0 ahead within 12 minutes through strikes from Daizen Maeda and Adam Idah. 

However, before the clash, Brendan Rodgers dubbed the current campaign his most challenging as Celtic manager. 

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He said: "It's been very challenging in so many ways, a bit tedious at times.

"But the boys have been absolutely brilliant. We've stayed really focussed on what we had to do. 

"It hasn't been vintage Celtic, I know that and the supporters know that. We're just at the line, we need to cross it in these next couple of games."