4 December 2006

Patsy Gallagher

Patsy Gallagher, "The Mighty Atom", left Ireland as a toddler, going on to footballing greatness in a two-decade senior career with Celtic and Falkirk...

Name: Patrick Gallagher (adopted the spelling Gallacher in later life)
Born: 16 March 1891, Milford, Co. Donegal
Died: 17 June 1953, Scotstoun, Glasgow (Scotland)
Height: 5.07 ft
Weight: 9.10 st
Position: Inside-Forward

Representative Honours: Ireland: 11 Full Caps (1919-1927); Irish Free State: 1 Full Cap (1931); Scottish FA: 7 games / 7 goals (1927 Canadian Tour)
Club Honours: (with Celtic) Scottish League Champion; Scottish Cup Winner 1911/12, 1913/14, 1922/23, 1924/25; Glasgow Cup Winner.

Club Career:
Clubs
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA Cup
Other
Benvue
-
-
-
-
-
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Renfrew St James
-
1907
-
-
-
-
Clydebank
10/11-11/12
Jun-10
-
-
-
-
Celtic
11/12-25/26
Nov-11
-
432/187
32/ 9
-
Rangers
21/22
Apr-22
Loan
0/  0
-
-
New Bedford Whalers
1925
Jul-25
Guest
 (USA)
-
-
Falkirk
26/27-31/32
Oct-26
Free
131/ 23
21/ 6
17/5
Derry City
29/30
-
Guest
-
-
-
TOTALS
£-
463/210
53/15
17/5


Biography:
To follow.

Wikipedia

Ireland Cap Details:
25/10/1919 England. H D 1-1 BC
13/03/1920 Scotland A L 0-3 BC
04/03/1922 Scotland A L 1-2 BC
03/03/1923 Scotland H L 0-1 BC
14/04/1923 Wales... A W 3-0 BC
01/03/1924 Scotland A L 0-2 BC
15/03/1924 Wales... H L 0-1 BC
22/10/1924 England. A L 1-3 BC
28/02/1925 Scotland H L 0-3 BC
18/04/1925 Wales... A D 0-0 BC
26/02/1927 Scotland H L 0-2 BC

Summary: 11/0. Won 1, Drew 2, Lost 8.


Irish Free State Cap Details:
13/12/1931 Spain... H L 0-5 FR 

Summary: 1/0. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 1.



With thanks to John Meffen (Falkirk FC Historian)

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