Celtic news: Lisbon Lion Stevie Chalmers dies aged 83, the club confirm

Chalmers etched his name into Celtic folklore when he scored the decisive goal in the 2-1 win against Inter in the 1967 European Cup final at the Estádio Nacional in Lisbon.

A statement from his family, issued via the club, read: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Stevie Chalmers, our loving father and devoted husband to Sadie. The Celtic legend was surrounded by family when he sadly passed away early this morning [Monday, 29 April).

Chalmers’ death comes a week after Billy McNeill, captain of the Lisbon Lions, also died.

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