Billy Reid (footballer, born 1963)

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Billy Reid
Billy Reid May2009.JPG
Personal information
Full name William Reid
Date of birth (1963-07-18) 18 July 1963 (age 50)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position Midfielder/Defender
Club information
Current team
Östersunds (assistant manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1989 Queen of the South 159 (22)
1989–1991 Clyde 67 (1)
1991–1994 Hamilton Academical 102 (7)
1994–1995 Stirling Albion 16 (0)
Teams managed
2002 Clyde
2004–2005 Clyde
2005–2013 Hamilton Academical
2013- Östersunds (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

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.[1] Reid was later remembered by team mate Tommy Bryce as one of the best players at the club.[2] Reid then played for 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[3] including Swansea City, but rejected their approach claiming to have unfinished business with Hamilton.[4][5] Hamilton were relegated from the top flight in 2011.[6] Reid left Hamilton by mutual consent on 3 April 2013, after more than seven years in the job.[7]

Despite being linked to the manager's job at Morton, Reid became assistant manager at Östersunds in November 2013.[8]

Personal Life[edit]

His son, Billy Jnr, was also a footballer, who played for Clyde.

His other son, Gary, went to Lenzie Academy.

Honours[edit]

As a player[edit]

Hamilton Academical

As a manager[edit]

Hamilton Academical

Personal[edit]

Managerial statistics[edit]

As of match played 2 April 2013
Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Clyde 8 February 2002 3 March 2002 3 1 2 0 33.3
Clyde 9 July 2004 2 June 2005 44 20 13 11 45.5
Hamilton Academical 2 June 2005 3 April 2013 343 129 83 131 37.6
Total 390 150 98 142 38.5

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