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Billy Little Squad Index
Information:
1964-65 Squad Number:
9
Position:
Centre Forward
Date of Birth:
04th February 1940
Birthplace:
Dumfries
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 8 1/2
Weight:
10st 3lbs
Signed:
29th June 1957
Career History:
Dumfries Academy
Dumfries St. Vincent
Aberdeen 29th June 1957, Freed 30th April 1969
Melbourne Juventus 12th July 1969
Inverness Caley 19th September 1969
Falkirk 25th July 1970
Stirling Albion 14th August 1971
East Stirling 22nd July 1972
Falkirk Manager 1st March 1977 to 8th June 1979
Queen of the South Manager 20th June 1979 to 15th April 1980
East Stirling Manager December 1982 to 6th February 1985
Alloa Athletic Manager 3rd February 1990 to 19th May 1990
East Stirling Manager 1993 to 7th March 1997
 
Profile:
"Became the Dons' regular inside right, but in season 1960/1961 took over at centre forward with success. Clever and possessing a good shot in both feet. Keen student of the game."

Source: Blackpool programme, 28th January 1961

Billy was a regular in the Dons' first team over several seasons and by the end of his twelve years at Pittodrie had become one of the club's all time top goalscorers with 97 in all competitions.

Obtained a Master of Arts degree from the University of Aberdeen in 1966.
Billy Little

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
14/09/1957
Clyde 4-2 Aberdeen
League Cup QF 2L Shawfield Stadium, Glasgow 15,000 17 Start

Appearances
Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1968-69
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
1
1967-68
13
2
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
14
2
3
1
0
0
1966-67
14
0
0
10
0
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
25
0
3
1
0
0
1965-66
34
0
10
6
0
1
4
0
1
0
0
0
44
0
12
2
0
0
1964-65
21
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
21
0
3
6
0
0
1963-64
9
0
0
6
0
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
18
0
1
3
0
1
1962-63
15
0
6
5
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
20
0
8
1
0
1
1961-62
30
0
17
5
0
3
5
0
5
0
0
0
40
0
25
1
0
0
1960-61
29
0
12
3
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
33
0
13
4
0
3
1959-60
30
0
9
3
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
36
0
9
4
0
0
1958-59
29
0
13
6
0
1
4
0
2
0
0
0
39
0
16
1
0
0
1957-58
8
0
4
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
4
1
0
0
Totals:
233
2
77
45
0
12
22
0
8
1
0
0
301
2
97
26
0
6
Total Appearances/Goals: 303 97