Kenny Dalglish, the 7 Scottish Liverpool

Kenny Dalglish, the 7 Scottish Liverpool
Kenny Dalglish is the top scorer in Scotland and an idol in Liverpool

Kenny Dalglish. A single match marked his career. To be more specific on his debut. born on 4 March 1951 and Glasgow, to the 16 years began his prodigious career signing for Celtic Glasgow. Interestingly love with the other big city team, Rangers, which effusively he celebrated his goals partly because the stadium was near her home and heard the chants of the fans, On arrival at the house of his parents Sean Fallon, Catholic club manager, He dealt with only 16 Dalglish years join the ranks of Celtic.

Kenny Dalglish won five league titles with Celtic
Kenny Dalglish won five league titles with Celtic

Cumbernauld seconded to United, this prodigious handed moving average tip or front false, He debuted in the campaign 71-72 with Celtic team in the best way possible. Six goals against Kilmarnock that marked the birth of an idol. The start of a series of successes that resulted in five Scottish Premiers and four Scottish Cups. Ten-year career in the Catholic team that conferred a scorer and made him to be the great icon of the fans. He of all that was put forward, his departure 10 August 1977 Liverpool al por 440.000 pounds was a big blow for the Scottish team, and especially for his followers who they have not forgiven considering it an act of treason.

el Liverpool, champion a year before the European Cup (Dalglish joined Celtic a year later also be European champion) It was done with the services of this form manager to replace Kevin Keegan, which he inherited the number 7. An added difficulty to a maximum pressure club, but nevertheless, Dalglish knew how to manage swimmingly.

In his first season with the “reds” and I give indications of what would be his career in the English city. 20 goals in 42 matches (very similar to that of his second season figure) They served to finish second in the league behind the surprising Nottingham Forest, newly promoted team to win the favor of the new hobby. Please would increase after winning the European Cup against Bruges where Dalglish marked the only goal of the final.

Dalglish, quick and decisive in most crashes, and begin a path that would lead him to win two European Cups more, European Super, an FA Cup and three Carling Cup. It was the beginning of the legend “King of Anfield“, something that was evident in the role he would have in achieving six league titles with Liverpool.

Player full of imagination and overflow, was voted player of the year in English football 1979 Y 1983 (season that would earn the Silver Ball), just two years before being present in the famous Heysel tragedy of the European Cup final against Juventus, the second disaster lived by the Scottish after Ibrox Park 1971, where he was in the stands.

Admired by followers of Merseyside, the point of rapport between audience and player reached such a level that each Dodge, every genius received many signs of affection for the fans. "From that background Anfield dreams of people who saw us living. We gave an extra effort because they always gave. It was a relationship of mutual respect and admiration "[pullquote]"From that background Anfield dreams of people who saw us living. We gave an extra effort because they always gave. It was a relationship of mutual respect and admiration "[/pullquote], He said over the years “The King of the Kop”, on which was his people to 1991.

eternal player, also he tried his hand combining his work player-coach for five years from the campaign 85-86. The epitaph to a wonderful career at Liverpool wherein said 1991 hang the boots to settle permanently in their technical work, where he would remain for another season.

Dalglish, a myth of the Scottish national team

Not only at club level shone “King Kenny”. With the selection disputed 103 internationals including presence in three phases

Kenny Dalglish won three European Cups with Liverpool
Kenny Dalglish won three European Cups with Liverpool

end. Total 30 goals that made him, in addition to the player with the most caps, the top scorer in the history of the Scottish national team.

A true king of Scotland who have made him their own right in one of the best British footballers of all time, as evidenced by the fact of belonging to the Hall of Fame English and Scottish football. Almost nothing.

Julio Muñoz

Julio Muñoz

Journalist, specialist in international football and retro. I write in Colgadosporelfutbol.com and you can follow me at @ juliomv1982

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