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Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 24 – Gemmill’s Solo Stunner For Scotland

No. 24: Gemmill’s Solo Stunner For Scotland (Argentina, 1978) Whilst it may seem an unfathomable prospect these days, Scotland were actually a very good soccer team towards the back end of the last century. I kid you not! Boasting arguably the world’s finest footballer at the time in Kenny Dalglish, the toughest player in the world in Graeme Souness, and exciting talents like...
Via World Soccer Talk
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Are Liverpool FC Coming Back To Winning Ways?

Are Liverpool FC Coming Back To Winning Ways?Liverpool FC have been off the top four for what it seems like an eternity for many Liverpool fans and it finally seems to be ending under the terrific management of Brendan Rodgers and company. Over the past few years, Liverpool FC have had several different managers since the sacking of former Red’s boss Rafa Benitiez in 2010.  Since...
Via isportsweb.com
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Henry welcomes back Dalglish

Liverpool owner John W Henry has welcomed the return of Kenny Dalglish as part of a structure that will take the club "back to the top". Dalglish's return to Anfield was confirmed last week after the Scot accepted the offer to join the club's board as a non-executive director. The news came as something of a surprise after Dalglish was sacked by Henry in May 2012...
Via Fox Soccer
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

King Kenny to return to Liverpool FC as board director

Legendary former Liverpool player and manager, Kenny Dalglish, has made his return to Liverpool FC.  On Liverpool’s official website, “Fenway Sports Group and Liverpool FC today announced that Kenny Dalglish is returning to Liverpool Football Club after accepting an invitation to join the board of directors.”  Liverpool FC can welcome back a significant icon to the club as Dalglish...
Via isportsweb.com
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Brendan Rodgers Says Kenny Dalglish’s Liverpool Return Is ‘Very Important’ to Club’s Growth

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has described the return of Kenny Dalglish, as a non-executive director at Anfield, as “brilliant” for the future of the club. On Friday evening, owners Fenway Sports Group and the club announced that the legendary Scot had accepted an invitation to join the Reds’ board of directors. Dalglish was then in attendance at Anfield on Saturday to watch...
Via NESN.com
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Kenny Dalglish’s Liverpool return as director leaves Reds fans undecided

Liverpool fans have delivered a mixed verdict to the news that Kenny Dalglish will return to the club as a director. Dalglish who played nearly 400 times for the Reds during a glittering career was formally announced in his new position yesterday – just 17 months after being sacked as manager. And while there are no doubts about the influence the 62-year-old had on the pitch...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Dalglish joins Liverpool board

Former Liverpool player and manager Kenny Dalglish has returned to the club as member of the board 17 months after being sacked as Red boss. The iconic Anfield figure has accepted an invitation to become non-executive board director and will take up his position with immediate effect. "It is an honour and privilege to be asked to return to Liverpool as a director of the club...
Via Fox Soccer
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

The Return of the King – Kenny Dalglish Back At Liverpool

The Return of the King – Kenny Dalglish Back At Liverpool - originally posted on Soccerlens.comKenny Dalglish is back at Anfield. The king returns to his home though not so ceremoniously like the previous occasion. But, it is always a feel-good-factor to have the legends back at the club and getting associated with various roles. The 62-year-old returns this time at the club for...
Via Soccerlens
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Kenny Dalglish Agrees to Join Liverpool’s Board of Directors

Liverpool FC have added former manager and player Kenny Dalglish to its board of directors. Dalglish was sacked as manager of the club in 2012 (doesn’t it seem longer ago than that, ‘eh?). But the Anfield club have extended an olive branch to Dalglish by inviting him to join the board, and Dalglish — it was announced today — has accepted the invitation. Fenway Sports Group...
Via EPL Talk
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Playing it out from the back – Is Rodgers doing it right for Liverpool?

Playing it out from the back – Is Rodgers doing it right for Liverpool? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comPlayed 54 – Won 25, Drew 15, Lost 14 Brendan Rodgers’ record last season shows no significant progress than the record of Kenny Dalglish when he returned for his short stint. The current Liverpool manager has almost exactly the same net spend as Dalglish did now however...
Via Soccerlens
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

St Mirren say McLean stays

St Mirren have denied that starlet Kenny McLean is on the verge of a move to Ipswich Town. The 21-year-old midfielder has been tipped to emulate Kenny Dalglish and Graeme Souness, and enjoyed a good season for the Buddies despite their lowly 11th place finish in the Scottish Premier league. Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy is looking to bolster his side, which finished 14th in the...
Via Fox Soccer
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Brendan Rodgers’ plan for Liverpool – Part 1

Brendan Rodgers’ plan for Liverpool – Part 1 - originally posted on Soccerlens.comThe former Swansea boss, Brendan Rodgers took over Liverpool in June 2012 following the departure of Kenny Dalglish. His first competitive match as Liverpool manager came against FC Gomel in the Europa League. However in the Premier League, Brendan Rodgers lost his first game against West Brom....
Via Soccerlens
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Henderson has long-term aim

Jordan Henderson is confident he is in Brendan Rodgers' long-term plans and can eventually establish himself as a first-team regular. Henderson arrived from Sunderland in the summer of 2011 with a hefty ?16million price tag which raised eyebrows among Premier League rivals. As a result he has been lumped in with the rest of Kenny Dalglish's expensive signings - mainly Andy...
Via Fox Soccer
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Liverpool FC: Flops, Youngsters and Striker Crisis

  Since taking over from Kenny Dalglish, Brendan Rodgers has had a mixed start to his Liverpool career. League results have been disappointing so far, and the home loss to Swansea in the Capital One Cup proved the bad transfer business the club made in recent transfer windows. Joe Cole, Stewart Downing and Jordan Henderson joined the club for a combined fee of almost £40m. All...
Via O-Posts
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Dalglish wants FA investigated

Kenny Dalglish has called for a full inquiry into the FA's responsibilities in the Hillsborough tragedy to be sure there was no "cover up". Ninety-six people were killed at the stadium disaster at the 1989 FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. A recent report from the Hillsborough Independent Panel found the response to the disaster from South...
Via Fox Soccer
October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Downing told to fight for place

Stewart Downing has been told to "fight" for his Liverpool place by manager Brendan Rodgers. The 28-year-old left winger has failed to light up Anfield since his £20million move from Aston Villa last summer, and has seen teenager Raheem Sterling overtake him in the pecking order. And, while Rodgers, who replaced the man who signed Downing, Kenny Dalglish, has stopped...
Via Fox Soccer
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Dalglish grateful for Ferguson´s help after Hillsborough

Former Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish has revealed that rival Sir Alex Ferguson was among the first to help following the...
Via Soccer News
September 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Benitez surprised by Liverpool snub

Rafa Benitez has admitted he was surprised not to have been approached about a return to Liverpool. The Spaniard left the Merseyside club by mutual consent during the summer of 2010 after a poor season saw his team finish seventh. But having previously guided the club to FA Cup and Champions League success, he believes the Anfield hierarchy could have looked his way when they dispensed...
Via Fox Soccer
September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Steve Nicol Highlights 'Magic' Merseyside Derbies Among Fondest Memories of Liverpool Career

As the 30th anniversary of his debut for the club passed last month, Steve Nicol took time to reminisce about his Anfield years, revealing a few secrets about phone calls with Kenny Dalglish and how the team prepared for the 1984 European Cup final. Spotted by Geoff Twentyman, who watched the youngster "five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten times and nobody knew," at Ayr United...
Via NESN.com
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Liverpool Legend Dalglish Hails Everton’s Fellaini: Carroll Can Do The Same

Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish says the start to the season of Everton ace Marouane Fellaini is proof the game has not passed by the big men of football.read more
Via Ghanasoccernet
August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Opening day: Liverpool loses as Arsenal draws

Liverpool was the big casualty on the Premier League's opening day, losing 3-0 at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, while Arsenal began life without Robin van Persie with a 0-0 draw against Sunderland. Liverpool replaced Kenny Dalglish with Brendan Rodgers in the offseason but there was no sign the one-time giant of English football will improve on last season's eighth-place...
Via AP on Fox
August 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Liverpool agree Assaidi deal

The 24-year-old still has to pass a medical but should that be completed without complication he will become Brendan Rodgers' third signing since he took over from Kenny Dalglish in June. Assaidi scored 20 goals in 68 appearances for the Dutch club and has 22 caps for Morocco since making his international debut in February 2011. Earlier on Thursday, at a press conference,...
Via Fox Soccer
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds agree deal for Heerenveen winger

Liverpool have reached an agreement with Heerenveen to sign winger Oussama Assaidi. The 24-year-old still has to pass a medical but should that be completed without complication he will become Brendan Rodgers' third signing since he took over from Kenny Dalglish in June. Assaidi scored 20 goals in 68 appearances for the Dutch club and has 22 caps for Morocco since making his...
Via Fox Soccer
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Rodgers expects 'more changes'

Rodgers says the Reds have spoken to a number of rival clubs about unnamed players and he remains hopeful of agreeing deals in the next fortnight. Liverpool have signed two players - Swansea midfielder Joe Allen and Roma forward Fabio Borini - since Rodgers replaced Kenny Dalglish in May. But the Northern Irishman insists he will not be rushed into buying players who do not fit...
Via Fox Soccer
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Dundee v St Mirren reaction

Lennon mentioned Scottish legends Graeme Souness and Kenny Dalglish when discussing McLean's potential. McLean's 35-yard strike six minutes from the interval in Saturday's SPL clash at Dens Park, which gave Dees keeper Rab Douglas no chance, was fit on its own to win any game, although striker Sam Parkin clinched the points when he grabbed a second after the break. ...
Via Fox Soccer
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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