William Laurence Bingham, MBE is a renowned football manager and a former football player who died recently on June 9, 2022. He gained a lot of publicity especially when Billy Bingham currently before his death was in Northern Ireland for a second time in the year March 1980. According to the reports he was able to lead the country to victory in the British championship in the year 1980.
Sources have credited his managing career above his playing time, a feat he will be always remembered for at the time before his demise. He became manager after his encounter with the Southport in the year 1965. Since joining the Northern Ireland squad, he has been tremendous and especially after his second spell.
Billy Bingham during his playing days was known to have played for Everton in the English Premier League, where he made around 100 games. At the age of 33, he was thought to have ended his career after breaking his leg in a football match for the Port Vale squad in 1964. He has 133 goals in 525 appearances in all domestic tournaments, according to reports. He has 56 Northern Ireland caps to his name.
After his playing days with Southport in June 1965, Bingham became a manager. At the end of the year, he was promoted to manager at the expense of Willie Cunningham. He was able to lead the squad to a tenth-place finish in the Fourth Division in the 1965-66 season after taking over the post.
What Happened To Billy Bingham?
Bingham’s son, David, issued a statement.
“Dad was diagnosed with dementia back in 2006 and I think it is a tribute to his will that he managed another 16 years from that diagnosis to the time he passed away. “He passed away peacefully last night at 10.30 pm in a care home in Southport.”
How Did Billy Bingham Die?
According to the reports, he passed away peacefully on June 9, 2022.