Billy Bremner - Fans memories of the player voted Leeds United's greatest
Bremner was left, right and centre during the most successful period in the club's history making 772 appearances, scoring 115 goals and spending 11 years as captain.
Voted the club's greatest ever player in the the official top 100 we asked readers to share their memories of the fiery midfield dynamo who was capped 54 times by Scotland.
Responses via facebook included:
Roy Grimes - Never forget his goal against Wolves semi final at Maine Road, pumping his fists in the air. Will always be the greatest player ever at Leeds. He was the heartbeat of the club.
Billy Hick - Named after the great man and they played congratulations over the tannoy system at the first home game after I was born. March 1968. The day we played Rangers away in Europe. Used to see Billy a lot in the Penguin Hotel in Wetherby. He would always chat. A legend.
David Ingham - Best player ever for me, some great ones run a close second though.
Philip Tegerdine - He had great football ability, but he also had the heart and fight that made him stand out. He scored the three goals that won us three FA Cup semi-finals. He scored in the European semi-final against Barca. One of my greatest memories is him, Denis Law and Jim Baxter toying with England at Wembley.
Kevin Pickard My ONLY football hero. So many memories of him battling away in mud, beating the six footers in the air and never giving in. He had the skill of any top player and the heart of a lion.
Paul Richardson - If we had ten of him, we would have won every match.
Billy Brown - My all time footballing hero.
Tony Younger - First game I've ever went to with my late father and brother was 1972 Leeds v Chelsea 2-0 and Billy scored. Was my brother's hero.
Responses via Twitter included:
LEEDS UNITED MAD (@LeedsUnited_MAD) - My memory of Billy Bremner is not on the football pitch but at my old primary school. He was picking up his niece I think and such was his popularity his car was soon swamped by loads of school kids and parents. My mum used her Irish charm to get to Billy and ask for an autograph which he kindly provided. We only had a pencil though but I cherished that signature until my brother ruined it by going over it with a pen! Spoiling it all together!
Rich Barlow (@Richb1169) - I’m from Sheffield and Billy is my nickname after the great man My girlfriend (now wife) wrote to Billy and asked for his autograph for me as a surprise. A signed dedicated photo came back and it is to this day a prized possession.
LEEDS UTD MEMORIES (@LUFCHistory) - King Billy, christened my son Bremner after the great man. Bremner Clarke Anthony Taylor.
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