The name of Patsy Gallacher is legendary at Celtic Football Club. It goes without saying that he is one of the finest player’s in Celtic’s long and illustrious history. However, little is known about his sons, who were professionals and one of whom played for Celtic.
Today’s photo of the day visits the final match of the 1947/48 season, when Celtic travelled to Dens needing victory over Dundee to ensure that they avoided relegation. Here, Patsy is pictured with his boys – William (Celtic) and Tommy (Dundee) – ahead of the match.
The legendary Patsy Gallacher with his two sons, who played against each other on the final day of the 1947/48 season. Celtic beat Dundee 3-2 to ensure that they stayed up. pic.twitter.com/PjjgpL9J9z
— Liam Kelly (@cfcliamk96) February 28, 2021
Jock Weir scored the perfect hat-trick to give Celtic a 3-2 win and ensure the club’s survival. Thankfully, Celtic have never been in such a position again.