Billy Ritchie

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Billy Ritchie
Personal information
Full name William Ritchie
Date of birth (1936-09-11) 11 September 1936 (age 78)
Place of birth Newtongrange, Scotland
Playing position Goalkeeper (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1967 Rangers 207 (0)
1967–1970 Partick Thistle 57 (0)
1970–1976 Motherwell 13 (0)
1976–1980 Stranraer 23 (0)
National team
1962 Scotland 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

William "Billy" Ritchie (born 11 September 1936 in Newtongrange) is a Scottish former professional football player who is best known for his time with Rangers.

Ritchie started his career at local side Bathgate Thistle before moving to Rangers in 1955. He played both legs of Rangers 1961 European Cup Winners' Cup Final defeat to Fiorentina.

He left Rangers in 1967 and joined Partick Thistle.

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