Billy Reid (born 18 July 1963 in Glasgow) is a Scottish former footballer who is the assistant manager to Graham Potter at Östersunds.
Playing career [ edit ]
In his playing days Reid started off at
Queen of the South where he was signed by Nobby Clark. Reid was later remembered by team mate [1 ] Tommy Bryce as one of the best players at the club. Reid then played for [2 ] Clyde, Hamilton Academical and Stirling Albion.
Coaching career [ edit ]
Reid began his managerial career in 2002 with a caretaker appointment at
Scottish First Division club Clyde in between the departure of Allan Maitland and the appointment of Alan Kernaghan. He took over the Bully Wee on a permanent basis in 2004 following Kernaghan's two year spell and took the side to second place in his only season in charge.
Reid then joined
Hamilton Academical, taking over from another former Clyde boss Alan Maitland. He took the Accies to the Scottish First Division league title in 2008 and promotion to the Scottish Premier League and won the PFA Scotland Manager of the Year. After leading Hamilton to an impressive seventh place finish in the Scottish Premier League in 2009/10, Reid was linked with a move to a number of clubs including [3 ] Swansea City, but rejected their approach claiming to have unfinished business with Hamilton. [4 ] Hamilton were relegated from the top flight in 2011. [5 ] Reid left Hamilton by mutual consent on 3 April 2013, after more than seven years in the job. [6 ] [7 ]
Despite being linked to the manager's job at
Morton, Reid became assistant manager at Östersunds in November 2013. [8 ]
Personal Life [ edit ]
Billy Jnr, was also a footballer, who played for Clyde.
His other son, Gary, went to Lenzie Academy.
Honours [ edit ]
As a player [ edit ]
As a manager [ edit ]
Personal [ edit ]
Managerial statistics [ edit ]
As of match played 2 April 2013
Clyde 8 February 2002
3 March 2002
Clyde 9 July 2004
2 June 2005
Hamilton Academical 2 June 2005
3 April 2013
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