Former Hibs player Billy Simpson dies

FORMER Hibs defender Billy Simpson, who played for the club in the mid-1960s, has died at the age of 64.

Billy signed for Hibs from Edina Hibs in 1963 and went on to make 45 appearances in seven seasons before signing for Falkirk. He also played for Albion Rovers, Alloa Athletic and Cowdenbeath before moving into management alongside Billy Lamont at East Stirling, Dumbarton, Falkirk, Partick Thistle and then Alloa.