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Shankly

Bill. 1913--81, Scottish footballer and manager of Liverpool FC (1959--74)
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If Bill Shankly thought I had something to offer then who was I to argue."
But Bill Shankly was not the only football star to be born in Glenbuck; two of his brothers, Jimmy and Bob, went professional, while as far back as 1900, Sandy Brown propelled Spurs to their first FA Cup success.
Unfortunately, I never saw Sir Tom, who retired in 1960, play, but who is going to argue with the opinion of Bill Shankly? I love the Shankly quote about Tom Finney, which vividly illustrates his admiration, when he said Finney was so good he would even play him in his overcoat!
| Legendary Liverpool manager Bill Shankly, who made one appearance as a player for Cardiff City, chats with ex-City striker John Toshack
Bill Shankly Tommy Smith (second from right) celebrates the 1965 FA Cup final win
Well, there are coaches who can match the technical expertise of Carwyn James and Bill Shankly, but hardly any who know how to mentally prepare their charges for each and every game.
Brian Laws is not the next Bill Shankly. But Shankly's subsequent achievements illustrate why Burnley were right - for their second reason, not the first one - to promote someone like Laws.
Liverpool will use Wednesday's home match against Wigan to commemorate the 50th anniversary of legendary manager Bill Shankly taking over at the club.
She is the cousin of the late great Bill Shankly, who helped transform Liverpool FC into a footballing superpower.
Bob Paisley, Bill Shankly and Brian Clough never got knighthoods.
A NEW memorial to Bill Shankly is to be unveiled at his partially-restored family home in the Scottish village of Glenbuck.