Willie Ormond

Football, Football player

1927 – 1984

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Who was Willie Ormond?

William 'Willie' Esplin Ormond OBE was a Scottish football player and manager. As a player, Ormond was well known as one of Hibernian's Famous Five forward line, winning three league championships in the late 1940s and early 1950s. He then returned to prominence as a manager, first with a successful spell at St. Johnstone, and then taking Scotland to the 1974 World Cup. Scotland were unbeaten at that World Cup, but were eliminated on goal difference.

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Born
Feb 23, 1927
Falkirk
Nationality
  • Scotland
Lived in
  • Falkirk
Died
May 4, 1984
Musselburgh

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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