Billy Little

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other people with the same name, see William Little.
Billy Little
Personal information
Date of birth (1940-02-04) 4 February 1940 (age 77)
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 Caledonian
1970–1971 Falkirk 4 (1)
1971–1972 Stirling Albion 18 (3)
1972–1973 East Stirlingshire 18 (1)
Total 239 (66)
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.

Billy Little (born 4 February 1940) in 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