Charlie Smith

Born in Farme Cross.  He played for Calderwood and then Stonelaw High including their 'greatest ever team' 81/82 U'18's (aged only 15).That were Scottish Cup finalists at Hampden and League and Strathclyde Cup winners all in a week.Played for Celtic Boys Club for 3yrs with Peter Grant,Tam Boyd etc and then moved with half that team to Gartcosh United winning the league and the cup. Played in 4 Scottish Cup finals with 3 different clubs before the age of 16.A fierce tackler and good playmaker he could play anywhere across the back, but best position was sweeper where he could read the game like a book.Played with Accies before moving to England.His younger brother was not a bad player too.


Charlie Smith

Charlie Smith

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