Billy McNeill

Last updated on 2005-08-04T04:27+0300.



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player33.33%EN11/19/201719/11/2017
manager50.00%EN02/27/201727/02/2017
captain16.67%EN02/27/201727/02/2017
Names Lang Count
Billy McNeillEN85.00%
Billy McNeillFR7.50%
Billy McNeillPT7.50%


 
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Steve Hunt says ( about Billy McNeill ) : "We needed leadership when Graham went and Billy McNeill came in and unfortunately we didn't get that leadership," External link

birminghammail Sunday, March 14, 2021 4:21:00 PM EAT

Walter Smith added ( about Billy McNeill ) : “I was asked by Billy’s family to get involved and I was delighted to help. The fund will really put dementia in the spotlight” External link

heraldscotland Friday, January 31, 2020 8:04:00 AM EAT

Walter Smith added ( about Billy McNeill ) : "Billy McNeill was one of the most iconic players in my time in Scottish football and unfortunately passed away due to dementia. "It's good that his family have started this charity to bring it more into the public's knowledge that footballers who have been exposed to heading a large number of balls over their career can be affected by the disease" External link

bbc Thursday, January 30, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Philip Tartaglia added ( about Billy McNeill ) : "As Glasgow Celtic's most famous captain, Billy also belonged to another family, the Celtic family, who adored him as their hero and who mourn his passing" External link

bbc Friday, May 3, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

Frank McAvennie ( about Billy McNeill ) : “Just heard another giant of @CelticFC Stevie Chalmers who scored winning goal against inter Milan 67 has passed away this morning with same illness as my old gaffer Billy McNeill, my thoughts and prayers are for his family and friends RIP Lion” External link

TheScotsman Monday, April 29, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Jim Craig ( about Billy McNeill ) : “Too awful for words to lose another brother within a week of Billy. RIP my friend and team-mate Stevie Chalmers. #THATgoal” External link

TheScotsman Monday, April 29, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Peter Lawwell disse ( about Billy McNeill ) : “Este é um momento particularmente devastador para família Celtic, com o desaparecimento do Stevie Chalmers a acontecer tão pouco tempo depois do do amigo e antigo colega de equipa, Billy McNeill. As minhas condolências vão para os Leões de Lisboa , que já estavam de luto pela perda do capitão e agora têm de enfrentar a morte de outro companheiro. Stevie Chalmers era uma lenda do Celtic e um dos melhores goleadores que o clube já viu (…) só um homem podia afirmar ter marcado o golo mais importante dos 131 anos de história do Celtic e esse homem era o Stevie Chalmers” External link

observador Monday, April 29, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Neil Lennon said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "With this in the background, it makes it even more significant," "The players will be highly motivated on two fronts now. We're a club in mourning. Billy McNeill was Celtic. He was an icon, a hero. "My image of Billy will always be him stood on that podium in Lisbon, this Adonis in a green and white shirt holding the cup. I can't put into words how big a loss he is for this club" External link

bbc Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Neil Lennon said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "When you think of Celtic and our incredible history, Billy is always one of the first names that comes to mind," External link

bbc Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Peter Lawwell said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "It is often said that you shouldn't meet your heroes, but with Billy, as with all the Lisbon Lions, meeting them has always been a wonderful experience," "They have remained humble men, regardless of their incredible achievements as Celtic players, embodying everything that is good and positive about Celtic Football Club" External link

bbc Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Kenny Dalglish said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "My condolences go out to Billy's family and their loved ones. Marina and I are deeply saddened by the news as we have known the family for the best part of 50 years. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Kieran Tierney said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "As a supporter, you grow up hearing the stories of what Billy and his team-mates achieved, not only here in Scotland but also in winning the European Cup back in 1967. " External link

herald-ie Thursday, April 25, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Kenny Dalglish said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "My condolences go out to Billy's family and their loved ones. Marina and I are deeply saddened by the news as we have known the family for the best part of 50 years. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, April 24, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Jim Craig said ( about Billy McNeill ) : “Billy was brilliant in those extra 30 minutes,” “Our skipper was flawless, he was getting up and heading the ball about 30 or 40 yards” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, April 24, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Neil Lennon said ( about Billy McNeill ) : “I love Billy’s statue, which is the first thing you see whenever you walk up the Celtic Way. It’s the perfect image of him, holding aloft the European Cup, and it will remind future generations of supporters of what a great Celtic man he was” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Brown added ( about Billy McNeill ) : “Billy set the benchmark as a Celtic player and captain, and that’s something everyone who pulls on the jersey has to aspire to” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Neil Lennon said ( about Billy McNeill ) : “I love Billy’s statue, which is the first thing you see whenever you walk up the Celtic Way. It’s the perfect image of him, holding aloft the European Cup, and it will remind future generations of supporters of what a great Celtic man he was” External link

yorkpress Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Scott Brown added ( about Billy McNeill ) : “Billy set the benchmark as a Celtic player and captain, and that’s something everyone who pulls on the jersey has to aspire to” External link

yorkpress Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

John Clark told ( about Billy McNeill ) : “I’ve known Billy for most of my life,” External link

yorkpress Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

John Clark told ( about Billy McNeill ) : “I’ve known Billy for most of my life,” External link

worcesternews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Neil Lennon said ( about Billy McNeill ) : “I love Billy’s statue, which is the first thing you see whenever you walk up the Celtic Way. It’s the perfect image of him, holding aloft the European Cup, and it will remind future generations of supporters of what a great Celtic man he was” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

Scott Brown added ( about Billy McNeill ) : “Billy set the benchmark as a Celtic player and captain, and that’s something everyone who pulls on the jersey has to aspire to” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

John Clark told ( about Billy McNeill ) : “I’ve known Billy for most of my life,” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Neil Lennon told ( about Billy McNeill ) : "When you think of Celtic and our incredible history, Billy is always one of the first names that comes to mind," External link

bbc Tuesday, April 23, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

Peter Lawwell said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "It is often said that you shouldn't meet your heroes, but with Billy, as with all the Lisbon Lions, meeting them has always been a wonderful experience," "They have remained humble men, regardless of their incredible achievements as Celtic players, embodying everything that is good and positive about Celtic Football Club" External link

bbc Tuesday, April 23, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

Neil Lennon told ( about Billy McNeill ) : "When you think of Celtic and our incredible history, Billy is always one of the first names that comes to mind," External link

bbc Tuesday, April 23, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Peter Lawwell said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "It is often said that you shouldn't meet your heroes, but with Billy, as with all the Lisbon Lions, meeting them has always been a wonderful experience," "They have remained humble men, regardless of their incredible achievements as Celtic players, embodying everything that is good and positive about Celtic Football Club" External link

bbc Tuesday, April 23, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Neil Lennon told ( about Billy McNeill ) : "When you think of Celtic and our incredible history, Billy is always one of the first names that comes to mind," External link

bbc Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Lawwell said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "It is often said that you shouldn't meet your heroes, but with Billy, as with all the Lisbon Lions, meeting them has always been a wonderful experience," "They have remained humble men, regardless of their incredible achievements as Celtic players, embodying everything that is good and positive about Celtic Football Club" External link

bbc Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

John Hartson said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "Sad news the Great Billy Mcneill has passed away.. a true Giant of the game, Leader and inspirational figure.. RIP Big Man thoughts are with the Mcneill family at this sad time" External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

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Billy McNeill

Last updated on 2005-08-04T04:27+0300.



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
player33.33%EN11/19/201719/11/2017
manager50.00%EN02/27/201727/02/2017
captain16.67%EN02/27/201727/02/2017
Names Lang Count
Billy McNeillEN85.00%
Billy McNeillFR7.50%
Billy McNeillPT7.50%


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Steve Hunt says ( about Billy McNeill ) : "We needed leadership when Graham went and Billy McNeill came in and unfortunately we didn't get that leadership," External link

birminghammail Sunday, March 14, 2021 4:21:00 PM EAT

Walter Smith added ( about Billy McNeill ) : “I was asked by Billy’s family to get involved and I was delighted to help. The fund will really put dementia in the spotlight” External link

heraldscotland Friday, January 31, 2020 8:04:00 AM EAT

Walter Smith added ( about Billy McNeill ) : "Billy McNeill was one of the most iconic players in my time in Scottish football and unfortunately passed away due to dementia. "It's good that his family have started this charity to bring it more into the public's knowledge that footballers who have been exposed to heading a large number of balls over their career can be affected by the disease" External link

bbc Thursday, January 30, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Philip Tartaglia added ( about Billy McNeill ) : "As Glasgow Celtic's most famous captain, Billy also belonged to another family, the Celtic family, who adored him as their hero and who mourn his passing" External link

bbc Friday, May 3, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

Frank McAvennie ( about Billy McNeill ) : “Just heard another giant of @CelticFC Stevie Chalmers who scored winning goal against inter Milan 67 has passed away this morning with same illness as my old gaffer Billy McNeill, my thoughts and prayers are for his family and friends RIP Lion” External link

TheScotsman Monday, April 29, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Jim Craig ( about Billy McNeill ) : “Too awful for words to lose another brother within a week of Billy. RIP my friend and team-mate Stevie Chalmers. #THATgoal” External link

TheScotsman Monday, April 29, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Peter Lawwell disse ( about Billy McNeill ) : “Este é um momento particularmente devastador para família Celtic, com o desaparecimento do Stevie Chalmers a acontecer tão pouco tempo depois do do amigo e antigo colega de equipa, Billy McNeill. As minhas condolências vão para os Leões de Lisboa , que já estavam de luto pela perda do capitão e agora têm de enfrentar a morte de outro companheiro. Stevie Chalmers era uma lenda do Celtic e um dos melhores goleadores que o clube já viu (…) só um homem podia afirmar ter marcado o golo mais importante dos 131 anos de história do Celtic e esse homem era o Stevie Chalmers” External link

observador Monday, April 29, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Neil Lennon said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "With this in the background, it makes it even more significant," "The players will be highly motivated on two fronts now. We're a club in mourning. Billy McNeill was Celtic. He was an icon, a hero. "My image of Billy will always be him stood on that podium in Lisbon, this Adonis in a green and white shirt holding the cup. I can't put into words how big a loss he is for this club" External link

bbc Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Neil Lennon said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "When you think of Celtic and our incredible history, Billy is always one of the first names that comes to mind," External link

bbc Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Peter Lawwell said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "It is often said that you shouldn't meet your heroes, but with Billy, as with all the Lisbon Lions, meeting them has always been a wonderful experience," "They have remained humble men, regardless of their incredible achievements as Celtic players, embodying everything that is good and positive about Celtic Football Club" External link

bbc Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Kenny Dalglish said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "My condolences go out to Billy's family and their loved ones. Marina and I are deeply saddened by the news as we have known the family for the best part of 50 years. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Kieran Tierney said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "As a supporter, you grow up hearing the stories of what Billy and his team-mates achieved, not only here in Scotland but also in winning the European Cup back in 1967. " External link

herald-ie Thursday, April 25, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Kenny Dalglish said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "My condolences go out to Billy's family and their loved ones. Marina and I are deeply saddened by the news as we have known the family for the best part of 50 years. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, April 24, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Jim Craig said ( about Billy McNeill ) : “Billy was brilliant in those extra 30 minutes,” “Our skipper was flawless, he was getting up and heading the ball about 30 or 40 yards” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, April 24, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Neil Lennon said ( about Billy McNeill ) : “I love Billy’s statue, which is the first thing you see whenever you walk up the Celtic Way. It’s the perfect image of him, holding aloft the European Cup, and it will remind future generations of supporters of what a great Celtic man he was” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Brown added ( about Billy McNeill ) : “Billy set the benchmark as a Celtic player and captain, and that’s something everyone who pulls on the jersey has to aspire to” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Neil Lennon said ( about Billy McNeill ) : “I love Billy’s statue, which is the first thing you see whenever you walk up the Celtic Way. It’s the perfect image of him, holding aloft the European Cup, and it will remind future generations of supporters of what a great Celtic man he was” External link

yorkpress Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Scott Brown added ( about Billy McNeill ) : “Billy set the benchmark as a Celtic player and captain, and that’s something everyone who pulls on the jersey has to aspire to” External link

yorkpress Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

John Clark told ( about Billy McNeill ) : “I’ve known Billy for most of my life,” External link

yorkpress Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

John Clark told ( about Billy McNeill ) : “I’ve known Billy for most of my life,” External link

worcesternews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Neil Lennon said ( about Billy McNeill ) : “I love Billy’s statue, which is the first thing you see whenever you walk up the Celtic Way. It’s the perfect image of him, holding aloft the European Cup, and it will remind future generations of supporters of what a great Celtic man he was” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

Scott Brown added ( about Billy McNeill ) : “Billy set the benchmark as a Celtic player and captain, and that’s something everyone who pulls on the jersey has to aspire to” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:09:00 PM EAT

John Clark told ( about Billy McNeill ) : “I’ve known Billy for most of my life,” External link

chesterfirst Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Neil Lennon told ( about Billy McNeill ) : "When you think of Celtic and our incredible history, Billy is always one of the first names that comes to mind," External link

bbc Tuesday, April 23, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

Peter Lawwell said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "It is often said that you shouldn't meet your heroes, but with Billy, as with all the Lisbon Lions, meeting them has always been a wonderful experience," "They have remained humble men, regardless of their incredible achievements as Celtic players, embodying everything that is good and positive about Celtic Football Club" External link

bbc Tuesday, April 23, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

Neil Lennon told ( about Billy McNeill ) : "When you think of Celtic and our incredible history, Billy is always one of the first names that comes to mind," External link

bbc Tuesday, April 23, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Peter Lawwell said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "It is often said that you shouldn't meet your heroes, but with Billy, as with all the Lisbon Lions, meeting them has always been a wonderful experience," "They have remained humble men, regardless of their incredible achievements as Celtic players, embodying everything that is good and positive about Celtic Football Club" External link

bbc Tuesday, April 23, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Neil Lennon told ( about Billy McNeill ) : "When you think of Celtic and our incredible history, Billy is always one of the first names that comes to mind," External link

bbc Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Lawwell said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "It is often said that you shouldn't meet your heroes, but with Billy, as with all the Lisbon Lions, meeting them has always been a wonderful experience," "They have remained humble men, regardless of their incredible achievements as Celtic players, embodying everything that is good and positive about Celtic Football Club" External link

bbc Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

John Hartson said ( about Billy McNeill ) : "Sad news the Great Billy Mcneill has passed away.. a true Giant of the game, Leader and inspirational figure.. RIP Big Man thoughts are with the Mcneill family at this sad time" External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT