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Name Bill Shankly
Gender Male
Ethnic xxxx
Job xxxx Football Coach
Desc Put simply, Liverpool would not have the domestic or European legacy they herald today without the remarkable rebuilding process they underwent in Shankly’s 16 years at Anfield. His enthusiasm for the job and belief in the club restored an average second division side to the top flight and won the league three times before stepping down, leaving his long-term assistant Bob Paisley to take Liverpool into the next step of their evolution in the 70s.


Org xxxx National Team
Club as Coach Liverpool FC

2020 04 05 Retrieve

[Why do Liverpool wear red & have they always had that colour for their home kit?] We used to play in white shorts with red stripes, white stockings with red tops and white piping on the jerseys. But we switched to all red and it was fantastic. The introduction of the all-red strip had a huge psychological effect

2020 06 25 Retrieve

[Liverpool at the very top of English football] Liverpool Football Club exists to win trophies

2020 06 29 Retrieve

[Bill Shankly, perhaps the most significant figure in Liverpool’s history, who spoke of ‘a bastion of invincibility’, about a club that would ‘conquer the bloody world’] Napoleon had the same idea. I wanted Liverpool to be untouchable. My idea was to build Liverpool up and up until eventually everyone would have to submit and give in