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Billy Bingham MBE

Billy Bingham MBE

Clubs played for: St Donard's Youth Club, Glentoran, Sunderland, Luton Town, Everton, Port Vale (1948-1965)

Born: 1931

Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Position: Outside-right

Biography: Found fame with Sunderland before a broken leg ended Billy's playing career. Went into management in Greece, and later was manager of Everton in the seventies. Became Manager of the Northern Ireland side until 1993. Was awarded the M.B.E for services to Football, and became a Director of Blackpool FC. Retired in Ireland but did still do some scouting for Burnley. (Won 56 caps for Northern Ireland,)

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Bingham MBE did billy bingham pick the blackpool team after the sacking of sam alerdyce in may 1996
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