Old Photograph Willie Ormond Scotland

Old photograph of Willie Ormond who was born in Falkirk, Scotland. William " Willie " Esplin Ormond OBE, born 23 February 1927, died 4 May 1984, 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 in Perth. Perthshire, and then taking Scotland to the 1974 World Cup. Scotland were unbeaten at that World Cup, but were eliminated on goal difference. His brother Gibby also played league football, for Airdrie, Dundee United, Cowdenbeath and Alloa. Gibby also represented the Scottish League. Another brother, Bert Ormond, emigrated and represented New Zealand at international level in 1962.



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