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Hughie Gallacher

Hughie Gallacher

Clubs played for: Queen of the South, Aidrieonians, Newcastle United, Chelsea, Derby County, Notts County, Grimsby Town, Gateshead (1921-1939)

Born: 1903

Birthplace: Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, Scotland

Died: 1957

Position: Centre-forward

Biography: Hughie tried several jobs after retiring, one of them being a sports journalist. However following the sudden death of his wife, and several family feuds, Gallacher took his own life by jumping in front of an express train in 1957. He was 54 years old.

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