If Evert on were playing down at the bottom of my garden, I’d draw the curtains.
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|Birth:||2nd September, 1913|
|Death:||29th September, 1981|
|Profession:||Football Player, Manager|
Bill Shankly was born in a small Ayrshire coal mining village, called Glenbuck, East Ayrshire, Scotland. He was a Scottish footballer and manager who is best known for his time as manager of Liverpool. He spent one season at Carlisle United before spending the rest of his career at Preston North End, with whom he won the FA Cup in 1938. His playing career was interrupted by his service in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. He became a manager after he retired from playing in 1949, returning to Carlisle United. Shankly announced his surprise retirement from football a few weeks after Liverpool won the 1974 FA Cup Final, having managed the club for fifteen years, and was succeeded by his long-time assistant Bob Paisley.
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