Billy Johnston
Manager Profile

Manager Details

  • Full Name: William Cecil Johnston
  • Born: May 21st, 1942 (Coalisland)
  • First Appointed: May 24th, 1977


Managerial History


May 24th, 1977 to Jan 8th, 1979

Most Appearances Top Scorers
1. Alex Donald - 33
2. Ronnie McCullough - 28
3. Gerry Mullan - 26
4. Sammy McQuiston - 26
5. Robert Brown - 22
6. Brian Jess - 22
7. David Jackson - 20
8. John Sloan - 19
9. Alan Simpson - 18
10. Jack McLean - 17
1. Sammy McQuiston - 10
2. Barry Brown - 6
3. Jack McLean - 6
4. Gerry Mullan - 6
5. John Sloan - 5
6. Brian Jess - 3
7. David Kenny - 3
8. Drew Cooke - 2
9. David Jackson - 2
10. Ronnie McCullough - 2

First Match In Charge
Aug 20th, 1977 2 - 0 vs. (Lisburn) Distillery, Ulster Cup

Last Match In Charge
Jan 6th, 1979 0 - 4 vs. Crusaders, League

Total Players Used:
37 (38 including unused subs)

Biggest Win(s)
Dec 9th, 1978 5 - 1 vs. Glentoran, League (Irish League)
Feb 4th, 1978 6 - 2 vs. Dundalk, Irish Cup (Round 1)

Heaviest Defeat(s)
Dec 26th, 1978 1 - 6 vs. Linfield, League (Irish League)
Dec 16th, 1978 0 - 5 vs. Cliftonville, League (Irish League)
Sep 24th, 1977 1 - 6 vs. Portadown, Ulster Cup (Group Stage)

Overall Record

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against
71 24 12 35 93 128
(33.8%) (16.9%) (49.3%)

At Home

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against
34 18 2 14 53 46
(52.9%) (5.9%) (41.2%)

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Players Signed

New Players Transferred In
Player Date Signed Fee
1. Sammy McQuiston Aug 15th, 1978
2. Fred Devine Oct 12th, 1978
3. Ivan Murray Nov 1st, 1978 £2,000

Youth Players Signed on Professional Terms
Player Pro Terms Signed
First Signing

Sammy McQuiston
on Aug 15th, 1978