sport news Scottish football legend Hughie Gallacher to be honoured with tribute at Derby ...

sport news Scottish football legend Hughie Gallacher to be honoured with tribute at Derby ...
sport news Scottish football legend Hughie Gallacher to be honoured with tribute at Derby ...
Legendary Newcastle and Scotland centre-forward Hughie Gallacher who had a better goalscoring ratio than Alan Shearer to finally be honoured with a permanent tribute at Derby County after a record breaking career A brick memorial tribute will be put up at Pride Park for Hughie Gallacher  Gallacher scored 44 goals in 55 games at Derby at the end of his career He was best known for his spells at Newcastle United and Chelsea  Gallacher scored 143 Toon goals in 174 games — a better ratio than Alan Shearer He captained Newcastle to the First Division title during the 1926-27 campaign Gallacher dazzled supporters and stirred off-field controversies in his pomp 

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Legendary pre-war Scottish footballer Hughie Gallacher, the captain and centre-forward of the last Newcastle team crowned champions of England, will finally be honoured with a permanent tribute to his record-breaking career.

But it will come at Derby County, where the diminutive striker scored 40 goals in 55 games towards the end of his playing days, and not at Newcastle or Chelsea where he dazzled supporters and stirred off-field controversies in his pomp.

Gallacher moved to St James' Park from Airdrie for a British record

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