Who managed Liverpool after Bill Shankly?
Immediately following Bill Shankly as manager of Liverpool F.C. was Bob Paisley, who became manager on August 26, 1974.
His religion was football. "I think it's more than fanaticism, It's a religion to them, The thousands who come here, come to worship it's a sort of shrine, it isn't a football ground" - Bill Shankly. His funeral (and his wife's) was at St.Mary's Church, West Derby, Liverpool. Which is Church of England, so if we can assume he was anything, he was protestant.
Bill Shankly has: Performed in "This Is Your Life" in 1969. Played Himself - Guest in "This Is Your Life" in 1969. Played himself in "This Is Your Life" in 1969. Performed in "Anfield Centurions" in 1978. Played Himself - Liverpool Manager (1959-1974) in "Liverpool in Europe: The Official History" in 1991. Played himself in "Clash of the Titans" in 1996. Performed in "I Love Christmas" in 2001. Played himself in "Donny B: The Original…
Liverpool has had 17 permanent managers and one caretaker manager since the club's first appointed, W.E. Barclay and John McKenna as professional managers in 1892. The longest-serving manager in terms of time was Tom Watson, who managed Liverpool for 19 years from 1896 to 1915. Bill Shankly managed the club for more games than any other manager; he served for 783 matches. Kenny Dalglish was the first player-manager in English football when he was appointed…
In November 1964, Bill Shankly had a brainwave: to send his team out in all red. In doing away with white socks and trim, Shanks thought his team would be more intimidating. He was right. Writing about the change in his autobiography, striking legend Ian St John recalled: "Shankly thought the colour scheme would carry psychological impact - red for danger, red for power. Hence named The REDS
He did not play for the fist team , but theoretically he did play for the club, only at youth level , before being released by Bill Shankly to Aston Villa for free. He therefore must Qualify as one of the few or only players to have played at ,Liverpool (youth), Everton (1st team) , Manchester United(1st team) and Manchester City(1st team)
The mythical creature in the middle of the crest is a Liverbird, on the top of the crest is the Shankly gates, and the 2 ovals in that, is the Scotland flag (where Shankly was born), and a Thistle (also representing where he was born). The two flames on the sides, represent the Eternal Flames that are outside of the stadium, at either side of the Hilsborough Memorial. Hope that answered your question mate :)
The top green part is the pattern on the Shankly gates at Anfield, which reads You'll never walk alone. The main body shape is classic Liverpool with the Liverbird (a symbol of Liverpool) in the middle. The bottom banner shows that the club was founded in 1892 and the flames at the side represent the eternal flame monument that remembers the 96 dead in the Hillsborough disaster.
Liverpool enjoyed their first ever season on the European Cup in 1964 and were drawn against a brilliant Anderlecht team that mostly contained the Belgian National Team. In those days, players weren't issued fixed shirt numbers, they wore the shirt corresponding to their position. When Liverpool manager Bill Shankly read out the team before the game, they were all surprised when defender Tommy Smith was giving the No.10 shirt - the normal number for a…