Stevie Chalmers, Scottish footballer, Died at 83

Thomas Stephen Chalmers was born on December 26, 1935, and died on April 29, 2019; he was a Scottish footballer, who played as a centre-forward.

He is, best remembered for scoring the winning goal for Celtic in the 1967 European Cup Final against Inter Milan.

Thomas’s father David had played for Clydebank in the 1920s, and his son Paul also played professionally with numerous clubs after starting his career with Celtic in the 1980s.

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In 1955, Thomas was diagnosed with tuberculosis meningitis and was given only weeks to live before being successfully treated; the doctor was a fan of Rangers.

In 2017, it was, confirmed that 81-year-old Thomas was, suffering from dementia, the same condition which afflicted his captain at Celtic, Billy McNeill and was unable to attend the Lisbon Lions 50th anniversary events.

Thomas Chalmers passed away on April 29, 2019, aged 83. He survived by his wife, Sadie, as well as their six children.