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Billy Neill

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Full nameWilliam Neill
Date of birth1929
Place of birthBelfast, Northern Ireland
Date of death27 October 1997(age 1997)
Playing positionRight half

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Billy Neill was a footballer who played in the Irish League with Glentoran from 1950-1963. With the Glens, he won the Irish League championship in 1952/53, the Gold Cup twice, the City Cup and the Ulster Cup once each. He was capped fourteen times by the Irish League between 1952 and 1959. He was the Ulster Footballer of the Year for the 1959/60 season.

The Billy Neill MBE Soccer School of Excellence in Dundonald, County Down is named after Neill.


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