|Full name||Billy Pirie|
|Date of birth||2 April 1949|
|Place of birth||Aberdeen, Scotland|
|1976||New York Apollo|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
William Pirie (born 2 April 1949) is a former Scottish footballer who played as a forward.
Pirie is best known for his time with Dundee from 1976 to 1980, where he made 112 league appearances (138 total), scoring 93 goals in the process (106 total), with 44 goals in his first season with the club remains a club record and secured for him the 1977 Player of the Year award.Prior to his stint with Dundee, Pirie had spells with South African side Arcadia Shepherds, Scottish sides Huntly, Arbroath and Aberdeen, and moved to Australia after to play with APIA Leichhardt and Sydney Olympic. Pirie became a member of Dundee's Hall of Fame in 2016, and received the Legends Award.
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