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William Davidson Munro Obituary – Death: Former Airdrieonians Manager Bill Munro Has Passed Away

William Davidson Munro (born 21 June 1934 in Glasgow) is a Scottish former football player and manager. Munro played for Kilmarnock, Barrow and East Stirlingshire.

He was appointed manager of Clydebank, owned by the Steedman family who had previously owned East Stirlingshire while Munro was a player there. Munro guided Clydebank to promotion to the Scottish Premier Division in 1977. He later managed Airdrie and also worked in women’s football (at Cumbernauld Ladies).

It was revealed that Munro had passed away on October 6, 2023, at the age of 89.

It’s with sadness we’ve learned former Clydebank manager Bill Munro has passed away.
Taking charge in 1975, Bill oversaw the club’s rise to the Premier League, securing back to back promotions in the process.

Words fall short of expressing our grief for your loss, as we mourn with family and friends for this great loss. We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of this promising being. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you. Please receive our heartfelt condolences.

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