Billy Bremner

1942 - 1997

Billy Bremner

William John Bremner (9 December 1942 – 7 December 1997) was a Scottish professional footballer and manager known for his strength, skills and compact constitution. A midfielder, he played for Leeds United from 1959 to 1976, and captained the side during this time, which was the most successful period of the club's history. At Leeds, he won the First Division (1968–69 and 1973–74), Second Division (1963–64), Inter-Cities Fairs Cup (1968 and 1971), FA Cup (1972), League Cup (1968), and Charity Shield (1969). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billy Bremner has received more than 667,549 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,794th most popular soccer player.

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  • 27

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  • 3.98

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Among soccer players, Billy Bremner ranks 1,790 out of 13,233Before him are Nobby Stiles, John Aston Sr., Alfred Aston, Koloman Gögh, Jimmy Armfield, and Juan Carlos Osorio. After him are Katsuyoshi Kuwahara, Mikel Arteta, Yossi Benayoun, Otto Siffling, Viktor Tsaryov, and Ulises Poirier.

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Among people born in 1942, Billy Bremner ranks 311Before him are John Seale, Tom Belsø, Michael G. Wilson, Derek Parfit, Joe Lieberman, and Nobby Stiles. After him are Gillian Rubinstein, Vyacheslav Zudov, Brandon Carter, Arthur Brown, Fernando Vallejo, and Anita Roddick. Among people deceased in 1997, Billy Bremner ranks 156Before him are Arthur Machado, Richard Jaeckel, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Tony Williams, Tamara Tyshkevich, and Laurean Rugambwa. After him are Cheddi Jagan, Ben Hogan, Conlon Nancarrow, Sotiria Bellou, Adriana Caselotti, and Natallia Arsiennieva.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Billy Bremner ranks 2,760 out of 5,347Before him are Douglas Hartree (1897), Ralph Copeland (1837), Sarah Kane (1971), Jimmy Armfield (1935), Roy Ward Baker (1916), and Andy Goldsworthy (1956). After him are Ned Maddrell (1877), Dora Boothby (1881), Michael Winner (1935), Matt Bellamy (1978), Dominic West (1969), and William Robert Brooks (1844).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Billy Bremner ranks 76Before him are James Milner (1986), Paul Cook (1956), Peter Bonetti (1941), Terry Venables (1943), Nobby Stiles (1942), and Jimmy Armfield (1935). After him are Joe Jordan (1951), Bryan Robson (1957), Michael Carrick (1981), Jamie Vardy (1987), Harry Stafford (1869), and Ian Wright (1963).

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