Willie Reid (football manager)

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Willie Reid
Personal information
Place of birth Neilston, Scotland
Date of death 1975
Playing position Inside left
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1937–1940 Cowdenbeath
1946–1953 St Mirren 116 (18)
Teams managed
1954–1961 St Mirren
1961–1962 Norwich City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Willie Reid was a Scottish football player and manager, he managed Norwich City from 1961 to 1962.[1][2]

Managerial Career[edit]

Norwich City

On 14 December 1961, Reid was appointed as the manager of Norwich City. He led Norwich City to the 1962 League Cup with a final win against Rochdale, 4–0 on aggregate. This was Norwich City's first League Cup and first major trophy ever won. After only being in charge for 6 months he was sacked on 9 May 1962.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hosie, Rab. "Scottish Football Historical Archive – Scottish League appearance records – R". Archived from the original on 7 September 2017. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Cowdenbeath FC – Blue Brazil Online | Cowden | The Beath". www.cowdenbeathfc.com. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Norwich's greatest?". Sky Sports. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Time to stroll down Memory Lane and pay tribute to the oft-forgot man; the first City manager to claim a cup triumph". norwichcity.myfootballwriter.com. Retrieved 4 October 2017.