Billy Little

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Billy Little
Personal information
Place of birth Dumfries, Scotland
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Dumfries Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1969 Aberdeen 199 (61)
1969–1970 Inverness Caley
1970–1971 Falkirk 4 (1)
1971–1972 Stirling Albion 18 (3)
1972–1973 East Stirlingshire 18 (1)
Teams managed
1977–1979 Falkirk
1979–1980 Queen of the South
1983–1985 East Stirlingshire
1990 Alloa Athletic
1993–1997 East Stirlingshire
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Billy Little (born Dumfries), is a Scottish ex professional association footballer and manager best known for his time at Aberdeen.

Playing career[edit]

Little joined Aberdeen in 1957 and made over 300 appearances for Aberdeen scoring 98 goals over 12 years.[1] While at Aberdeen Little was a Scottish League and under 23 internationalist.[2] Little moved to Australia in 1969.[1] He returned to Scotland a year later signing for Inverness Caley. He then had spells with Falkirk, Stirling Albion, East Stirlingshire and Alloa Athletic.[1]


Little managed Falkirk[3] and hometown club Queen of the South. It was he who as manager of Queens signed Jimmy Robertson for the Palmerston Park club.[4]


East Stirlingshire