Billy McNeill, MBE

 Billy McNeill, MBE

Association Football

Inducted in 2002

McNeill joined Celtic in 1957. His career coincided with a period when the club dominated Scottish football. In 1967, Celtic became the first British club to win the European Cup with a victory over Inter Milan in Lisbon. The team, managed by Jock Stein, went down in legend as the 'Lisbon Lions'. McNeill, known as 'Caesar' to the fans, remained at Celtic until he retired in 1975. He managed Clyde, Aberdeen, Celtic (twice), Manchester City and Aston Villa.

  • European Cup winner, 1967
  • Nine League Championship wins
  • Seven Scottish Cup wins
  • 29 Scotland caps

Image from Scran IT

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