Of course, Kelly was also the first high profile Catholic to sign for Rangers.
Yep, forget Mo Johnston who can forget the magical moment on Scotch Wry when young "Brendan O'Malley" signed on the dotted line for the Gers boss played (superbly) by Rikki Fulton? Rikki: "So I hear you scored seven goals in the first half on Saturday?" Kelly: "Aye, too bad I missed the second."
Anyone Francie a laugh
I fondly recall standing in the wings at the Glasgow Pavilion back in May during a tribute show for legendary DJ Tiger Tim and watching Kelly's quite amazing Francie and Josie skit with his old pal Tony Roper.
Some people say this is the gloomiest week of the year. Rubbish!
laughter thanks to the irreplacable antics of the late, great Gerard Kelly.
performance in the green room afterwards he held court for two hours with one hilarious panto story after another is a special memory I'll always treasure.
I first met Gerard Kelly when he appeared on my old Offside show about three years ago. As promised by my producer (his old pal Ron Bain), he did indeed "bring something to the party" and his Nike Air Max 1 Premium Se Wolf Grey & Cool Grey