Shanks the legend


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On 16 December 2009 Bil Shankly was honoured as 50 years had passed since he signed his contract to become manager of Liverpool Football Club. Anfield was the stage for an emotional parade of legends along with nine members of Shankly’s family before Liverpool played Wigan Athletic in the Premier League. The sounds of ‘Amazing Grace’ – Shankly’s favourite hymn reverberated at half-time. A "SHANKS THE LEGEND" mosaic was unveiled on the Kop prior to kick off.

Shanks quote

"'Listen son. I want you to take men on, go past them and lash in those shots that brought you the goals when you were playing at Gigg Lane.' 'But that wasn't me boss. That was Jim Kerr.' protested Lindsay. 'Jesus Christ, Bob.' said Shankly to Paisley. 'We've signed the wrong bloody player.'"

Shankly giving new signing Alec Lindsay instructions about his role as a Liverpool player

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