Leeds United legend Billy Bremner to have street named after him

Leeds United legend Billy Bremner could be about to have a street named after him.

Friday, 4th October 2019, 11:45 am
Billy Bremner as captain of Leeds United with Johann Cruyff, captain of Barcelona, during a European match in 1975. Photo taken by Steve Riding

A street in the Raploch area of Stirling could be named Billy Bremner Way, reports the Daily Record.

According to the newspaper, Stirling Council planners revealed that it was one of the names in consideration one of the streets in new housing developments.

Billy already has an area named after him here in Leeds.

A statue of the Scottish player has been a permanent fixture in Bremner Square since 1999.

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Bremner played for Leeds United from 1959 to 1976.

During his time, the most successful period in the club's history, he won the First Division (1968–69 and 1973–74), Second Division (1963–64), Inter-Cities Fairs Cup (1968 and 1971), FA Cup (1972), League Cup (1968), and Charity Shield (1969).

In 1975 they came lost out to Bayern Munich in the European Cup Final.

Bremner died in December 1997.

In 2006, he was voted Leeds United's greatest player of all time.