Paradise Prepares for the Stevie Chalmers Final Farewell

CELTIC PARK will be ready for tomorrow’s final visit from Lisbon Lion Stevie Chalmers.

Hail Cesar around The Celtic Star above the front door have been replaced by Stevie No9 and the large screen inside the ground have the club’s tribute to Stevie on constant. display.

The small Celtic support at Pittodrie did Stevie proud and The Celtic support will be out in force at Paradise tomorrow to say goodbye and thank you to Stevie Chalmers, the Lisbon Lion whose goal won us the greatest prize – The Celtic Star. Thank you Stevie.

“You cannot forget that goal, it’s as simple as that. That’s what makes them good forwards, and that’s what made Stevie such a special player.” John Clark (2019)

The Funeral Mass will take place at 11.30am on tomorrow May 8, 2019 at St. Mary’s Church, Calton, Glasgow G40 2DQ and following the Church service, the cortege will pass through the Celtic Way at approximately 12.45-1pm and then onwards to a private family Cremation.

The Chalmers family have made it known the they would be delighted if those attending the funeral wear something green, in celebration of Stevie’s connection to Celtic.

The family have, with respect, requested family flowers only at the funeral. However, anyone wishing to make a donation to Alzheimer Scotland would be very welcome. This can be made at the following link: https://bit.ly/StevieChalmers

About Author

The Celtic Star founder and editor, who has edited numerous Celtic books over the past decade or so including several from Lisbon Lions, Willie Wallace, Tommy Gemmell and Jim Craig. Earliest Celtic memories include a win over East Fife at Celtic Park and the 4-1 League Cup loss to Partick Thistle as a 6 year old. Best game? Easy 4-2, 1979 when Ten Men Won the League. Email editor@thecelticstar.co.uk

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