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Death of footballer Charlie Gallagher

EDM (Early Day Motion) 352: tabled on 21 July 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 12 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the life and achievements of Charlie Gallagher, former football player for Celtic and Dumbarton and resident of Bishopbriggs; notes Charlie's many outstanding achievements in the sport including 171 appearances for Celtic and 95 appearances for Dumbarton winning multiple trophies; further notes Charlie as an important member of Celtic’s Lisbon Lions squad who became the first team from the UK to win the European Cup in 1967; recognises in later life Charlie's employment as a taxi driver and service to the people of Glasgow; notes the pride Charlie's family, friends, and the organisations he has served have for his lifetime of achievements in sport and beyond; and sends deepest condolences to Charlie's family.