Happy Birthday Sir Kenny Dalglish

Happy Birthday Sir Kenny Dalglish

Legendary Liverpool player and manager- Sir Kenny Dalglish - is celebrating another milestone today, his 73rd Birthday!

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Just 48 hours after witnessing Liverpool score another dramatic late winner against Nottingham Forest, Liverpool Legend, Sir Kenny Dalglish, is celebrating once again, as today is his 73rd Birthday.

The former player and manager regularly attends Liverpool games - both home and away, and was most recently seen celebrating the Reds victory in the Carabao Cup at Wembley.

Today, however, he will be celebrating privately with his wife Marina, and their four children and grandchildren, although knowing how passionate he is about football and Liverpool in particular, I'm sure there has been plenty of talk about the Reds and their incredible season around the dinner table.

Despite his age, Sir Kenny remains an active part of the Liverpool hierarchy, and a club ambassador, as well as working on behalf of numerous charities.

Today, however, we think he should take a break and put his feet up with a nice glass of red!  He has definitely earned it!

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Kenny Dalglish Factfile

  • Born on the 4th March 1951, in Dalmarnock (in the east end of Glasgow)
  • At just 16 years old, Dalglish joined Scottish giants Celtic
  • Dalglish made his senior debut for Celtic on the 25th of September 1968, against Hamilton Academical in the Scottish League Cup
  • Dalglish spent 9 years at Celtic, making over 300 appearances and scoring 173 goals
  • He joined Liverpool in 1977, making his debut on the 13th of August in the FA Charity Shield against Man Utd
  • Dalglish was signed as a direct replacement for legendary midfielder Kevin Keegan
  • Dalglish became an integral part of the side, winning numerous titles and personal honours
  • In 1985, after Joe Fagan's retirement, Dalglish became player/manager at Liverpool
  • He would stay as manager until 1989 but retired in the wake of the Hillsborough Disaster Dalglish
  • Dalglish returned as manager in January 2011, winning the League Cup in 2012
  • He was removed as manager in the summer of 2012 but was soon back at the club in an executive and ambassadorial role
  • Dalglish made over 500 appearances for the Reds as a player, and managed nearly 400 games

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Nikki

    Happy birthday Kenny !

  2. Jonelle

    Thanks for finally writing about > Happy Birthday Sir Kenny Dalglish | Liverpool
    FC News < Loved it!

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