Stevie Chalmers

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Stevie Chalmers
Personal information
Full name Thomas Stephen Chalmers
Date of birth (1935-12-26)26 December 1935
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Date of death 29 April 2019(2019-04-29) (aged 83)
Playing position Centre forward / Outside right
Youth career
1953–1955 Kirkintilloch Rob Roy
1955–1956 Newmarket Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1956–1959 Ashfield
1959 Dumbarton (trialist) 1 (0)
1959–1971 Celtic 261 (155)
1971–1972 Morton 32 (8)
1972–1975 Partick Thistle 44 (6)
Total 338 (169)
National team
1962–1967 Scottish League XI 4 (0)
1964–1966 Scotland 5 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Stephen Chalmers (26 December 1935 – 29 April 2019)[1] was a Scottish footballer. He was born in Glasgow. He played as a centre-forward. He is best known for scoring the winning goal for Celtic in the 1967 European Cup Final. From 1964 to 1966, he played for the national team.

In 2017, it was confirmed that Chalmers had dementia.[2] He died on 29 April 2019, at the age of 83.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Cuddihy, Paul (26 December 2016). "Happy 81st Birthday to Stevie Chalmers". celticfc.net. Celtic FC. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  2. "Celtic hero Stevie Chalmers battling dementia – granddaughter reveals heartbreaking news on eve of Lisbon Lions 50th anniversary". Daily Mail. 25 May 2017. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  3. "Stevie Chalmers: Celtic great who scored 1967 European Cup final winner dies at 83". BBC Sport. 29 April 2019. Retrieved 29 April 2019.

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