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Bill Shankly, 13 Great Video Clips Part 3

April 7, 2007

9. The boss plots Inter Milan’s downfall
Recalling the night Liverpool recorded a famous 3-1 victory over the reigning World Champions in 1965 European Cup semi-final 1st leg tie at Anfield.
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10. The Reds appoint Bill Shankly as their new boss
On December 1st 1959, Liverpool Football Club announced that Huddersfield boss Bill Shankly would be their new manager. Life at Anfield would never be the same again.
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11. Alf Arrowsmith on Shankly
Alf Arrowsmith – a Liverpool striker during the ’60s – admits to having had more than his fair share of run-ins with Shanks. Here, he recalls some of the classics.
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12. The day Liverpool first won the cup
Highlights of Bill Shankly’s Liverpool in their first ever triumph in the FA Cup at Wembley in 1965.
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13. The Saint on Shanks
Former Liverpool striker Ian St John pays tribute to the man who brought him to Liverpool and reminisces about some fascinating tales about the club’s biggest ever legend.
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Bill Shankly, 13 Great Video Clips Part 2

April 4, 2007


5. The day the boss introduced the world to Ron Yeats
Shankly swoops to sign Ron Yeats from Dundee United in the summer of 1961. Described by Shanks as ‘six foot tall and strong as an ox’, Yeats becomes the colossus of the Reds team and Liverpool captain.
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6. Shankly changes Liverpool’s strip to all red
We recall the day the boss decided to change Liverpool’s strip to all red in November 1964. Previously Liverpool had worn white shorts, red shirts and red socks but looking for a psychological advantage, Shanks made the change.
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7. The ‘Chairman Mao’ speech
Brian Hall desribes Shankly’s genius ‘Chairman Mao’ speech. Coming after the 1971 FA Cup final defeat against Arsenal, the speech magically lifted the spirits of the fans who tunred out to see their heroes.
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8. Shankly’s final league title
When Liverpool won the League Championship in 1973, no one knew it would turn out to be Bill’s last as Reds manager.
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Bill Shankly, 13 Great Video Clips Part 1

March 22, 2007

1. Shankly Resigns
Watch the classic footage of when Tony Wilson from Granada TV went onto the streets of Liverpool to inform shocked fans that Bill Shankly had resigned as manager of Liverpool FC.
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2. Author John Keith on Bill Shankly
Esteemed local author and journalist John Keith talks about the legendary Bill Shankly and the impact the great man had at Anfield.
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3. Rebuilding his team after a 1970 FA Cup exit
After slumping to an embarrassing FA Cup exit at the hands of Second Division Watford in 1970, Bill Shankly takes drastic action and rebuilds his Liverpool side.
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4. Winning his first League Championship as Liverpool manager
After more than a decade in the football wilderness, a sixth League Championship success was confirmed – Shankly’s first.
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