Sunday, January 9, 2011

Kenny's LFC career in facts

After being confirmed as Liverpool Football Club's manager until the end of the season, here's your at-a-glance guide to the illustrious career of Kenny Dalglish.

August 1977: Begins Liverpool affinity by signing from Celtic for £440,000. Makes debut in Charity Shield against Manchester United
August 1977: Scores first LFC goal in 1-1 league draw at Middlesbrough before netting first Anfield strike against Newcastle
December 1977: On target as Liverpool beat Hamburg 6-0 in the second leg of the European Super Cup final
May 1978: Scores the only goal of the game as Liverpool retain the European Cup by beating Bruges 1-0 at Wembley
March 1979: Marks 100th LFC appearance with a goal in a 1-1 draw with Everton
May 1979: Liverpool clinch the league title with 3-0 home win over Aston Villa
May 1979: Named Football Writers' Association Player of the Year
May 1980: Helps Liverpool to a 4-1 Anfield win over Aston Villa to secure the title
March 1981: Starts as Liverpool beat West Ham in a replay to win the League Cup
May 1981: Helps Liverpool to third European Cup with a 1-0 defeat of Real Madrid in Paris
March 1982: Starts League Cup final victory over Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley
May 1982: Liverpool win league championship
March 1983: Helps Liverpool to another League Cup with victory against Manchester United in the final
May 1983: Liverpool clinch league title with a comfortable lead at the top of the First Division
May 1983: Named Football Writers' Association Player of the Year and PFA Players' Player of the Year
March 1984: Liverpool beat Everton 1-0 in League Cup final replay at Maine Road to secure fourth successive triumph in the competition
May 1984: Helps Liverpool see off strong competition to win the league title
May 1984: Liverpool beat AS Roma in the European Cup final in Italy
May 1985: Starts ill-fated European Cup final against Juventus at Heysel Stadium, which was overshadowed by the death of 39 football fans before kick-off
May 1985: Appointed player/manager of Liverpool in the wake of Joe Fagan's resignation
March 1986: Wins 100th cap for Scotland against Romania
May 1986: Scores historic goal at Stamford Bridge to ensure Liverpool win the league title
May 1986: Liverpool beat Everton in FA Cup final to secure the double in Dalglish's first season at the helm
May 1986: Named Manager of the Year
August 1986: Liverpool are forced to share the Charity Shield with Everton after a 1-1 draw at Wembley
November 1986: Makes 500th Liverpool appearance against Norwich at Anfield
November 1986: Makes 102nd and final appearance for Scotland
April 1987: Comes on as substitute in League Cup final defeat to Arsenal
April 1987: Scores 172nd and final Liverpool goal in 3-0 Anfield win over Nottingham Forest
April 1988: Liverpool produce one of the most scintillating performances in living memory as Nottingham Forest are beaten 5-0 at Anfield
May 1988: 1-1 draw with Southampton sees Liverpool clinch 17th league title
May 1988: Left stunned by Wimbledon in FA Cup final as Liverpool slump to a 1-0 defeat at Wembley
May 1988: Named Manager of the Year
August 1988: Liverpool gain a modicum of revenge by beating Wimbledon 2-1 in the Charity Shield
April 1989: In charge of Liverpool during the Hillsborough disaster
May 1989: Liverpool beat Everton in FA Cup final
August 1989: The Reds see off Arsenal in the Charity Shield at Wembley
April 1990: Liverpool beat Queens Park Rangers 2-1 at Anfield to seal 18th league title triumph
May 1990: Makes 515th and last LFC appearance as sub against Derby at Anfield as we receive the title
May 1990: Named Manager of the Year
August 1990: Liverpool and Manchester United share the Charity Shield after a 1-1 Wembley draw
February 1991: Sensationally announces his resignation as Liverpool manager
October 1991: Becomes Blackburn Rovers manager
May 1992: Blackburn gain promotion to the top-flight for the first time since 1966 with a play-off win over Leicester
July 1992: Snaps up Alan Shearer in British transfer record deal from Southampton for a fee of £3.3m
May 1994: Leads Blackburn to runners-up spot in the Premier League
July 1994: Breaks the British transfer record again by signing Norwich striker Chris Sutton for £5m
May 1995: Dramatically wins the Premier League at Anfield on the final day of the 1994-95 season - their first title in 81 years
May 1995: Named Manager of the Year
June 1995: Becomes Blackburn's Director of Football
July 1996: Leaves Blackburn Rovers by mutual consent
January 1997: Appointed Newcastle United manager
May 1997: Guides Newcastle to a second-place finish in the Premier League
September 1997: Masterminds an historic 3-2 victory over Barcelona in the Champions League at St James' Park
May 1998: Newcastle slump to a disappointing 13th-placed finish
May 1998: Newcastle are beaten in the FA Cup final by double-winning Arsenal
August 1998: Sacked by Newcastle after a disappointing start to the 1998-99 season
June 1999: Appointed Director of Football at Celtic
February 2000: Takes the reins as Celtic manager on interim basis following the sacking of John Barnes
March 2000: Wins the Scottish League Cup as Celtic defeat Aberdeen 2-0 in the final at Hampden Park
May 2000: Celtic finish second in the Scottish Premier League
June 2000: Leaves Celtic
July 2009: Returns to Liverpool in an ambassadorial role while also taking up a position at the Academy
January 2011: Appointed caretaker manager following the departure of Roy Hodgson



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