Billy Bingham

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Birthday
5, 1931
Birthplace
Northern Ireland
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
5, 1931 (age 87)
Birthplace
Northern Ireland

About

Former soccer player and manager who played for the Northern Ireland national team from 1951–1963 and went on to manage the team from 1980-1993.

Before Fame

He began playing soccer for St Donard's Youth Club.

Trivia

His professional debut came in 1948 for Glentoran.

Family Life

He grew up with his family in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Associated With

As a player he was described as the anti-Stanley Matthews because he lacked Matthew's natural talent and skills and compensated with a scrappy style of play.