Billy Lamont (1st spell)

Time As Manager: June 1981 - February 1984
First Game in Charge: Saturday, August 8th, 1981 vs. Cowdenbeath (0-2)
Last Game in Charge: Feb 25th, 1984 vs. Raith Rovers (3-1)

Billy arrived at Dumbarton in 1981 after a successful spell as East Stirlingshire manager. He guided Dumbarton to the promotion places in early 1984 before taking on the Falkirk manager's job. He guided the Bairns to promotion to the Premier Division in 1985/86 but resigned the following year and took the reins at Partick Thistle. He returned to Falkirk in 1989 but was only in the position for six months. Billy returned to Boghead in April 1990 and led the Sons to the Second Division title in 1991/92 and consolidated the club's position in the First Division the following season before leaving to take over at Alloa Athletic.


Most Appearances Top Scorers
  1. Tommy Coyle - 122
  2. Tom Carson - 119
  3. Mark Clougherty - 95
  4. Martin McGowan - 84
  5. Ray Blair - 83
  6. Ray Montgomerie - 80
  7. Don McNeil - 80
  8. John Donnelly - 77
  9. Patrick McGowan - 75
  10. Joe Coyle - 72
  1. Ray Blair - 22
  2. Joe Coyle - 19
  3. John Donnelly - 19
  4. John Bourke - 12
  5. Kenny Ashwood - 11
  6. Albert Craig - 11
  7. Mick Dunlop - 10
  8. David Stevenson - 10
  9. Patrick McGowan - 8
  10. Ray Montgomerie - 8

Total Players Used: 45


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Average Home Attendance: 0

Biggest Win(s)
Oct 2nd, 1982 4 - 0 vs. Clyde, League (First Division)
Sep 11th, 1982 5 - 1 vs. Clydebank, League (First Division)
Sep 5th, 1981 4 - 0 vs. Queen of the South, League (First Division)

Heaviest Defeat(s)
Sep 19th, 1981 0 - 6 vs. Motherwell, League (First Division)

Overall Record

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against GD
124 44 26 54 170 199 -29
(35.5%) (21.0%) (43.5%)

At Home

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against GD
61 27 11 23 87 89 -2
(44.3%) (18.0%) (37.7%)