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Pat McMahon

Pat McMahon

Clubs played for: Celtic, Aston Villa, Portland Timbers, Colorado Caribous, Atlanta Chiefs (indoor), Portland Timbers (1967-1982)

Born: 1945

Birthplace: Croy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland

Position: Midfielder

Biography: Lives in America, working as a partner in a company supplying aluminum to industry.




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McMahon, Pat Is it true that Pat McMahon left Celtic because he had a bust up with Bertie Auld on the training ground and so Celtic decided to let him go to Villa on a free? One of the best free transfers villa ever made!
23-06-22 Dave quarterman

McMahon, Pat I went out with Pat a few times in the early 70s. We used to go to a pub called the Baggot Arms in Erdington. I hope Pat is keeping well as he was so nice to me.
07-04-22 Yvonne Mcloughlin

McMahon, Pat I’m in Thailand visiting my son Nick & his lovely wife Jay & grandchildren Miko & Mia I just wanted to say hello to Pat as we were brought up together at Celtic ! I don’t know how we never crossed paths again especially when I played soccer in States with Tampa Bay Rowdies &!Phoenix Inferno too I remember Pat so skillful he used to wear rubbers even in the pouring rain & muddy pitches great balance also was great singer & guitarist on the bus travelling to matches shame our other friend David Cattenach passed away recently ! How’s life treating yo now Pat I’m doing my art work be famous wine day ha ha love John GORMAN
24-03-22 John Gorman

McMahon, Pat Our neighbour was Pat's brother-in-law John Crainey. He was married to Pat's sister Margret. We used to go to Pat's house in Croy before the games. They were exciting times for a schoolboy. Once Pat took me onto the football park in Bedlay miners rows and coached me for a bit. He was a real good guy a super star in my eyes. John Crainey, Jim Mitchell, John McHatton used to take me as a boy to watch Pat play for Killsyth Rangers and when he played for Celtic FC too. He was my hero back then. I saw him score a header for Kilsyth Rangers from about 18 yards out it was text book. I also saw him score two goals for Celtic vs Clyde I'm sure. Later on in life I worked with his father Tim snr and Tim jnr in Bedlay Colliery. They were all good people.
27-12-21 Joe Smith

McMahon, Pat I had a huge crush on Pat when i was a teenager. I had a pair of gold cufflinks made for him with AVFC on them. I got my mate to give them to him because I was too shy. I wonder if he still has them.
15-09-21 Margaret Meese

McMahon, Pat Hi. I believe that Pat's brother is called Tim.
Also I think it may be his younger brother.
My partner is Tim's son. And we really would like to contact him. Please help.
12-11-20 Paul

McMahon, Pat Never new anything about my great nanny jones all I new was that she looked after villa players and she had two that lived with her. Which one was pat McMahon! Love how in one of the comments she is mentioned! Love this!
07-09-20 Chad

McMahon, Pat I was at Elm Park Reading's old ground when Villa played them in the old Div 3 whacking them 5-3. Pat McMahon picked up the ball in the centre circle beat 3 or 4 Reading players & hit a 30 yard rocket into the top corner, the goal was that good not only did the Reading fans clap the referee did too! I'll never forget Pat's header to beat Man U in the League Cup semi at Villa Park v Best Charlton Law etc. Pat scoring another header v Pele's Santos when we beat them 2-1. Finally I remember seeing Pat & Chico Hamilton & one other player jump on the number 7 bus at Witton island after a Villa home game early one season no doubt off on the lash up town, you obviously wouldn't see that these days! Fine player who had it all. Happy days!
06-09-20 Chris Seery

McMahon, Pat I knew Pat briefly when we lived in the same place in Bayswater, London. Pat used to fly home on a Friday to play in Scottish Junior football and then left London when he was signed by Celtic. We used to train with him in Kensington Gardens. This mainly consisted of the rest of us trying to get the ball off him. They were happy days.
09-08-20 Chris Galvin

McMahon, Pat I went to school (Blairs College) with Pat.
09-08-20 George O'Neil

Mcmahon, Pat I'm Pat's nephew. He still lives in America, - Portland, Oregon. He married about 12 years ago and has 2 sons. He works for a TV company mainly writing commercials.


McMahon, Pat I lived opposite Pat in Erdington when he lodged with Mrs Jones and I had a huge crush! As a student I worked on the Christmas post and delivered to his house. One day he flung the door open, threw his arms round me and said 'I've got you at last!' My dream come true but I fled-I've regretted it ever since-what might have been? Lovely man-hope he's doing well.


McMahon, Pat As a lad pat was my favourite villa player,at the end of the match in the early 70,s I used to run on the pitch and he used to give me his tie ups,which I used to proudly wear in games at school,will never forget the winner pat scored for 3rd div villa against man utd inc best,Carlton and law,lge cup semi final at villa park,great days..god bless pat mcmahon.up the villa.


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