Manager #16

Games Managed:

From:

To:

Win Rate:

Points per Game:

Seasons:

42

1986-87

1986-87

24%

1.05

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Billy McNeill

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Saturday, 27 September 1986

From

To

Monday, 4 May 1987

Billy McNeill

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

1986-87

Age*

46

Division

D1

Position

22nd

Games

42
42

Won

10
10

Drew

14
14

Lost

18
18

Win %

24%
24%

Lost %

43%
43%

Unbeaten %

57%
57%

Goals For

53
53

Goals Vs.

67
67

Goal diff

-14
-14

Goals / game

1.26
1.26

Conc / game

1.6
1.6

Clean sheets

23.81%
23.81%

Points / game

1.05
1.05

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

William McNeill

Full Name

William McNeill

Birth Date

2 March 1940

Birth Place

Bellshill, Lanarkshire

Birth Country

Scotland

Arrival

From

Manchester City

Aged

46

In

September 1986

Replaced

(Caretaker team), Graham Turner

Departure

Resigned

Aged

47

In

May 1987

Replaced by

Frank Upton (caretaker), Graham Taylor

Key Players

1977-89 Allan Evans |
1979-96 Nigel Spink |
1981-88 Mark Walters |
1983-91 Paul Birch |
1984-94 Tony Daley |

Game from

#3965

Game to

#4006

First Game

Saturday, 27 September 1986

Division One

Liverpool

Anfield

Drew

3-3

Supported by

Final Game

Monday, 4 May 1987

Division One

Sheffield Wednesday

Villa Park

Lost

1-2

Served under

1986-87 Chairman, Herbert D. Ellis | Club Secretary, Steve Stride |

Honours

Managed the Villa

Runners Up

None

Died

22 April 2019, aged 79

Previous Clubs Managed

1977 Clyde |
1977-78 Aberdeen |
1978-83 Glasgow Celtic |
1983-86 Manchester City |

Playing Career

Defender

Blantyre Victoria |
1957-75 Glasgow Celtic |

Villa Career

Games

42

Win Rate

24%

Loss Rate

43%

Unbeaten Rate

57%

Points per game

1.05

Subsequent Clubs

1987-91 Glasgow Celtic |
1998 Hibernian (Caretaker) |

League finishes

1986-87 | 22nd Division One | Relegated | (Part Season) |

FA Cup finishes

1986-87 | 3rd Round |

League Cup finishes

1986-87 | 4th Round |

European finishes

n/a

Billy McNeill