Peter Somers

Read all the news about Celtic hero Peter Somers. 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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Hail Hail Media · Apr 23

CGS Peter Somers

The Celtic Graves Society are proud to announce a ceremony to commemorate the final resting place of the legendary PETER SOMERS At West Cemetery, Wellhall Road, Hamilton ML3 9BY On Saturday 7th April 2018 at 1pm Strathaven-born Peter Somers was a much loved and respected Celtic player...

Hail Hail Media · Apr 23

Celtic Graves: Yesterday’s commemoration of Peter Somers

CELTIC GRAVES – PROMOTING HERITAGE AND SO MUCH MORE I took a trip out to Hamilton for the commemoration of Peter Somers, who although only 36 when he died had left his mark on Celtic and a number of other clubs during his short life...

Photobhoy · Apr 7

Peter Somers Commemoration by Celtic Graves Society

Video uploading, please check back later This Celtic team would go on to form one of the most successful eras in the history of Celtic Football Club...

Photobhoy · Apr 7
Celtic FC · Apr 6

Celtic Graves Society event to honour Peter Somers

THIS Saturday, April 7, the Celtic Graves Society are holding their latest event, when they will commemorate the final resting place of the legendary Peter Somers...

Celtic FC · Apr 6
The Celtic Star · Mar 20

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

Celtic Graves Society are proud to announce a ceremony to commemorate the final resting place of the legendary Peter Somers...

The Celtic Star · Mar 20
Jim Craig CSC · Jan 8, 2013

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

In the years between 1905 and 1910, when Celtic won six consecutive league championships, very few players were used...

Jim Craig CSC · Jan 8, 2013
Jim Craig CSC · Aug 26, 2012

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

26th August 1908 Peter Somers Benefit Peter Somers was an inside-forward, a hard-working player who, along with Jimmy McMenemy, became the brains of the great 6-in-a-row team from 1905 to 1910. It was a wonderful period for all the players of that time...

Jim Craig CSC · Aug 26, 2012
The Celtic Star · Aug 26

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

Peter Somers was an inside-forward, a hard-working player who, along with Jimmy McMenemy, became the brains of the great 6-in-a-row team from 1905 to 1910.

The Celtic Star · Aug 26
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