Belfast born Peerless Billy Scott played for Everton (1904-1912) and Leeds City (1912-14). He was an FA Cup winner in 1906. In first class English Football he kept 100 clean sheets in 315 games (289 for Everton)- 31.74%. He represented Ireland 25 times. Clean sheets: 5  W- 6, D- 3, L-16. He played for Liverpool during the 1914-18 war.

 Billy had a younger brother, 11 years his junior. Everton turned down Lish, who then went on to make 468 appearances for Liverpool in 2 spells (he returned to Ireland during the 1914-18 war) 137 clean sheets (29.27%). He won 2 league Championships with the Reds (1921/22, 1922/23)
For Ireland (1920-36)- 31 appearances . Cleansheets: 6. W-7, D-7, L- 17.
Scott won a number of honours in Ulster during the 1915-19 period and later managed Belfast Celtic with some success.