Kenneth Mathieson ‘Kenny’ Dalglish MBE is a former Scottish international football player who used to feature prominently during the 1970s and 1980s. He played as a deep-lying centre forward and is said to be Scotland’s finest ever footballer. He was the first to score 100 league goals in both England and Scotland and was named by Pele in March 2004 as one of the 125 greatest living footballers. He has also established himself as very successful manager and is one of only three people to have won the English top flight as a manager with two different clubs. Dalglish is also the joint all time top scorer for Scotland with Denis Law with 30 goals.

Kenny Dalglish made his club football debut for Scottish giants Celtic in 1969 and played for them until 1977, scoring 112 goals in 204 league appearances. He won the Scottish league title four times with Celtic four times as well as the Scottish Cup on four occasions. He became a legend at Celtic and is very much reverred even now.

Position Midfielder
Born 4 Mar 1951
Nationality Scotland Scotland
Team History
81 liverpool fc Liverpool 1977 - 1990
298 celtic fc Celtic 1969 - 1977

Kenny Dalglish then moved south of the border to English giants Liverpool and spent the rest of his playing career at Anfield. He played for the Reds between 1977 and 1990 and scored 172 goals in 515 league matches. With Liverpool, Daglish won the league title in England a massive six times, the FA Cup once, the League Cup four times and the European Cup thrice.

After hanging up his boots, Dalglish took to football management and turned out to be as capable. He led Liverpool to the first division title thrice and the FA Cup twice. He then managed Balckburn Rovers and won the Premier League with them in the 1994-1995 season.

Kenny Dalglish led Newcastle United to a second place finish in the Premier League in the 1996-1997 and Scottish giants Celtic to a League and Cup Double in 1999-2000.

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