Billy Bingham, MBE was a Northern Ireland international footballer and football manager.

Billy was born on 5 August 1931 in Belfast, Nothern Ireland. Growing up, he attended Elmgrove Primary school. He used to play for his school team where he became the team’s captain.

Billy began his professional career in 1948 with Glentoran, whom he played for between 1948 and 1950. He also played for Sunderland (1950-1958), Luton Town (1958-1961), Everton (1961-1963), and Port Vale (1963-1965), where ended his career at age 33.

Internationally, he played for the Irish League XI (1950 and then the Northern Ireland(1951-1963). Between 1951 and 1963, he won 56 trophies for Northern Ireland. He also played at the 1958 FIFA World Cup.

After his retirement, Billy worked as a manager. During his management career, he worked with Southport (1965-1968), Nothern Ireland (1976-1971), Plymouth Argyle (1968-1970), Linfield (1970-1971), Greece (1971-1973), Everton (973-1977), PAOK (1977), Mansfield Town (1978-1979), In 1980, he returned to Nothern Ireland. He worked with the,m  for 13 years.

Billy died on June 9, 2022. He was 90 years.

Billy Bingham Children

Billy Bingham had a son. His name is David Bingham.

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