Peter Somers

Celtic hero Peter Somers was born in Strathaven, Lanarkshire on 3 June 1878. Died 27 November 1914, aged 36

A creative inside forward, Peter Somers was a mainstay of the Celtic team which dominated Scottish football in the Edwardian era. He began in local football in the Motherwell area and appeared briefly for Hamilton Academical, but signed for Celtic in 1897. He took time to develop into an effective team player, and went on loan to Clyde and then to Blackburn Rovers.

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The Celt · Jun 20

Eugene MacBride’s Celtic Diaries [ Aug 1908-May 1909]

The Celtic Star · May 17

Remembering Celtic Legend Peter Somers – nicknamed ‘The Powder Monkey’ by Willie Maley

The Celt · May 15

Peter Somers ; Celtic’s “Powder Monkey”

The Celtic Star · Apr 18

Jimmy ‘Napoleon’ McMenemy – The Celtic Star in 5-1 Scottish Cup Final win over St Mirren

Herald Scotland · May 19, 2019

Celtic and Hearts following in footsteps of Scottish Cup heroes like Peter ‘Powder Monkey’ Somers

Evening Times · May 19, 2019

Celtic and Hearts following in footsteps of Scottish Cup heroes like Peter ‘Powder Monkey’ Somers

The Celtic Star · Apr 18, 2019

‘Let’s talk about Napoleon!’ David Potter

The Celtic Star · Jan 8, 2019

Jim Craig – Celtic were on a roll towards a sixth title

The Celtic Star · Aug 26, 2018

Jim Craig – Celtic’s ‘Powder Monkey’ Peter Somers’ benefit match

Hail Hail Media · Apr 23, 2018

CGS Peter Somers

The Celtic Star · Apr 8, 2018

Celtic Graves: Yesterday’s commemoration of Peter Somers

Photobhoy · Apr 7, 2018

Peter Somers Commemoration by Celtic Graves Society

Celtic FC · Apr 6, 2018

Celtic Graves Society event to honour Peter Somers

The Celtic Star · Mar 20, 2018

Celtic Graves Society to honour six-in-a-row hero

Jim Craig CSC · Jan 8, 2013

If You Know The History – 8th January 1910 Airdrie 0 Celtic 2 (League)

Jim Craig CSC · Aug 26, 2012

If You Know The History: 26th August 1908 Peter Somers Benefit

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