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Billy McPhail

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Full nameWilliam S. McPhail
Date of birth02 February 1928
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
Date of death4 April 2003(age 75)
Place of deathGlasgow, Scotland
Playing positioncentre forward

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William "Billy" S. McPhail (2 February 1928 - 4 April 2003) was a Scottish football player who played for Celtic, Clyde and Queen's Park. He scored three goals in Celtic's record 7 - 1 victory over Rangers in the 1957 Scottish League Cup Final. After retiring, he developed a neurodegenerative disease, which he believed to be a result of brain damage acquired from heading footballs. He was the younger brother of John McPhail.

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