Kenny Dalglish Wiki: Facts need to know about Kenny Dalglish
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Failed Trails for Sir Dalglish
Sir Dalglish first started out as a goalkeeper. However, later he managed to change his style of play.
And to mention, Sir Dalglish had failed trails at West Ham and Liverpool FC in 1966. Failure teaches a good lesson, isn't that a right statement?
Over three hundred appearances for two clubs
Kenny Dalglish started his football career back in 1967. He played with the club, Cumbernauld United and Celtic FC while he was youth.
In 1969, he was promoted to Celtic FC Senior team and scored 112 goals for the club in 204 appearances.
And in 1977, Dalglish joined Liverpool FC. He managed to score 118 goals in 355 appearances for the club.
His senior football career bought him 230 goals in 559 appearances. Isn't that a legendary performance?
100 caps for the National Team
Sir Dalglish is a Scottish player and he has made over 100 appearances for his nation and became the most capped player.
He played four matches with Scotland U23 team and scored 2 goals while at senior team, he earned 102 caps and managed to hit the net 30 times for his nation.
Already been the manager of 5 Different Clubs
Sir Kenny Dalglish managerial career began in 1985. He started managing the club, Liverpool FC until 1991.
Then, he led another premier league side, Blackburn Rovers from 1991 to 1995. He stayed out of the football for two years.
But in 1997, Sir Dalglish returned back as a manager of Newcastle United. He managed the club for one season only.
Then, in 2000, Sir Kenny returned to his youth club, Celtic as a caretaker-manager. And again he was back at Liverpool FC in 2011 for one season only.
Football Hall of Fame: Scottish and English
Out of the very few players, Sir Dalglish has been inducted into the Football Hall of Fame for two nationalities: English in 2002 and Scottish in 2004.
His other awards and honors include:
Balloon d'Or Silver Award(1983)
PFA Players' Player of the Year(1983)
FWA Footballer of the Year(1979, 1983)
European Hall of Fame(2008)
Over 30 titles as a player
To became a legend of a football club isn't an easy one. Sir Dalglish has won over 30 titles as a player. Here are some of his titles:
4* Scottish League Championships
Scottish League Cup
6*English League Championships
5*FA Charity Shields
European Super Cup
Love of Football Fans towards Kenny
For his achievements and style of play, Kenny Dalglish was loved by his fans, supporters, and followers.
To present the love to this legendary player, Liverpool supporters gave the name King Kenny to him. What an achievement as a player, isn't it?
Short description of Sir Dalglish's Early life
Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish was born on March 4, 1951, in Glasgow, Scotland. He was the son of an engineer.
He went to Miltonbank Primary School for his education. Then, he went to High Possil Senior Secondary School.
Sir Kenny Dalglish Net Worth
Money isn't everything. To be known and loved by people all over the world is one of the great achievements so that have been with Sir Dalglish.
He holds the net worth of around $10 million. In 1977, he was paid around $567,000 by then Liverpool manager Bob Paisley to bring Dalglish to the club. The amount in today's date is around $3.2 million.
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