Steve Chalmers

Lisbon Lion and Celtic hero Steve Chalmers was born in Glasgow on 26 December 1935. Died 29 April 2019, aged 83

Chalmers played for 13 seasons for Celtic between February 1959 and September 1971, helping the side to six league titles, three Scottish Cups and five League Cups, as well as being part of the Lisbon Lions side. After leaving Celtic Park, he had brief spells with Greenock Morton and Partick Thistle before his playing retirement in 1975. (He did make a very brief comeback with junior club St Roch’s during the 1975–76 season.)

His career being most successful at Celtic, Stevie Chalmers scored the fourth most goals for the club and is remembered as one of the greatest players ever for Celtic. Chalmers’ son Paul would also later play for Celtic. Chalmers’ father, David, played for Clydebank.

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Celtic Fanzine · Aug 15, 2019

the Celtic Family Like Father Like Son

It is rare for fathers and sons to play for the same football team.

Sky Sports · May 14, 2019

Celtic plan McNeill, Chalmers tribute

Celtic will pay a special tribute to Lisbon Lions Billy McNeill and Steve Chalmers at the Scottish Cup final...

BBC Sportsound · May 8, 2019

Sportsound podcast 08 May 19

Guests pay tribute on the day of the funeral of Celtic great Steve Chalmers...

Don't Let it Be Forgot · May 4, 2019

A Hero Going Home

The outpouring of genuine emotion over the passing of Billy McNeill reminds us of how closely we Celtic supporters are bonded to our stars of the past.

The Celtic Star · May 2, 2019

Dementia – Is there a direct link to repeatedly heading a football?

“Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought,” observed Szent-Gyorgyi.

Cmon The Hoops Celtic · Apr 29, 2019

Steve Chalmers tribute | Lisbon lion | Scoring the winner in Lisbon

Watch “Steve Chalmers tribute | Lisbon lion | Scoring the winner in Lisbon” by Cmon The Hoops Celtic.

The Celtic Star · Dec 26, 2018

Jim Craig – Boxing Day Birthday Bhoys Alec McNair and Steve Chalmers

A number of memorable Celtic moments have occurred on Boxing Day through the years.

The Celtic Star · Aug 22, 2018

That Was the Celtic Goal That Was – Steve Chalmers, 26 April 1969

Celtic complete the domestic treble as they thumped their city rivals 4-0 in front of over 130,000 fans at Hampden Park.

Jim Craig CSC · Dec 24, 2012

If You Know The History: 26th December 1994 Aberdeen 0 Celtic 0

26th December 1994 Aberdeen 0 Celtic 0 A number of memorable Celtic moments have occurred on Boxing Day through the years.

Jim Craig CSC · Sep 25, 2011

25th September 1968 Celtic 4 Hamilton 2

Manager Jock Stein must really have been looking forward to the LC QF 2nd leg tie against Hamilton at Parkhead on this day in 1968. 10-0 up from the first leg, thanks to five goals each by Bobby Lennox and Steve Chalmers, he knew he could afford to give o...

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