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Stevie Chalmers (Celtic, Morton, Partick, Scotland)

 



Tykeoldboy
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Another of the Lisbon Lions to leave us in less than a week. Stevie scored the winning goal against Inter in 1967 and won many trophies during his time at Celtic. He was 83.


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CHALMERS, Thomas Stephen "Stevie"

Born 26th December 1935 Garngad, Glasgow, Scotland
Died 29th April 2019, aged 83

1953–1955 Kirkintilloch Rob Roy
1955–1956 Newmarket Town
1956–1959 Ashfield
1959 Dumbarton (trialist) 1/0
1959–1971 Celtic 261/155
1971–1972 Morton 32/8
1972–1975 Partick Thistle 44/6
1975-1976 St. Roch

1962–1967 Scottish League XI 4/0
1964–1966 Scotland 5/3

Chalmers's father David played for Clydebank in the 1920s, and his son Paul also played professionally with several clubs after starting his career with Celtic in the 1980s.

In 1955 he was diagnosed with tuberculosis meningitis and was given only weeks to live before being successfully treated by a doctor who was a Rangers fan.

He spent 12 seasons with Celtic, helping the club to six league titles, three Scottish Cups and four League Cups, as well as being part of the Lisbon Lions side. He is best remembered for scoring the winning goal in the 1967 European Cup Final against Inter Milan.

He broke a leg in the 1969 Scottish League Cup Final missing the rest of that season including the 1970 European Cup Final.

He was inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame in 2016.

He is survived by his wife, Sadie, as well as their six children.


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Just to add to the list of representative honours – Stevie Chalmers won a Junior Scotland cap during his time at Ashfield. He played in a 5:0 win against Northern Ireland on 24 January 1959. He was declared “man of the match” and scored a goal that was described as "a 30 yard burst down the middle."

 
 


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