Help us find Steven Kelly, St Mirren fan – aged about 44


Back in 1977 a shocking event rocked Scottish football.

Young Steven Kelly, an 8-year old St Mirren fan, was struck on the back of the head with a beer can at a game and was rushed to hospital.

Thankfully – and we don’t want to make light of this event and the mindless thuggery around it – he recovered and was visited by the St Mirren squad, including manager at the time Alex Ferguson.


We would like help in tracking down young Steven (who wont be so young now) and making sure that there were no long-lasting effects of this incident and maybe see if he even remembers it!

Do what you can – here are a few things to consider:

  • His name is Steven Kelly
  • He would have been 8 in 1977 making his year of birth about 1969 – making him about 44 
  • He may have stories that…

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