Kenneth McTaggart Chisholm was born on the 12th April 1925. A former Royal Air Force fighter Pilot, Kenneth started his football career as an Inside Forward, he signed for Queens Park on the 4th February 1942 and with whom he won a Scottish Victory Cap against Ireland in front of 53,000 fans at Windsor Park.

Kenneth McTaggart Chisholm

With Queens Park he would score 13 times in 34 league appearances, while also making guest appearances for Manchester City in 1943-44, in 1945-46 he played with Chelsea, Leicester City, Portsmouth and Bradford City.

Kenneth McTaggart Chisholm move to leeds

He would officially leave Queens Park and move across to the north of the city joining Partick Thistle on the 22nd April 1946. He would stay at the Jags until the 14th January 1948 Kenneth would be on the move again this time to Leeds United for a fee of £6000 but when Leeds changed manager Kenneth had a fall out with Major Frank Buckley who said “this town ain’t big enough for both of us and I ain’t going nowhere” and he was on the move again after a year at Elland Road.

Kenneth McTaggart Chisholm Leicester

Kenneth would then move to filbert street in an exchange deal with Ray Iggleden going in the opposite direction on the 30th December 1948, he would go on the help Leicester to the FA Cup final unfortunately losing 3-1 to Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Next up Kenneth was sent to Coventry spending 2 years at Highfield Road before moving on to Ninian Park, Cardiff. He would spend a year in Cardiff before moving back north to Roker Park Sunderland, Spending 3 years with the club.

Kenneth McTaggart Chisholm 1954 sunderland

He ended his Football League career with one hundred and thirty goals in three hundred and thirty games and became Glentorans Player-Manager in January 1958. In September 1958 he joined Spennymoor United and later played for Los Angeles Kickers.

Kenneth McTaggart Chisholm died in a market town in County Durham called Chester-le-street on 30th April 1990.

He was Initiated into Lodge Mosspark No.1329 on the 21st September 1946

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