36 Facts About Sir Kenny Dalglish

1. Sir Kenny Dalglish was talking about the Scottish team and said that manager Alex McLeish must be tempted to play "Kieran Tierney.

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2. Sir Kenny Dalglish is the latest figure to heap praise on Celtic's Ryan Christie, after his brilliant form over the past few weeks.

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3. Sir Kenny Dalglish has slammed Scotland players who have decided not to play for their country.

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4. Sir Kenny Dalglish is delighted to see the former Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sunderland striker back in the Scotland national team fold.

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5. Sir Kenny Dalglish said he was "humbled" to receive a knighthood for an outstanding football career and supporting Liverpool fans in their darkest hour.

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6. Sir Kenny Dalglish says he is 'humbled' to receive a knighthood for his role in supporting the families of Liverpool fans who died at Hillsborough in 1989.

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7. Sir Kenny Dalglish receives knighthood for heroics on and off the field.

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8. Sir Kenny Dalglish jokes about playing for Liverpool again after receiving his knighthood at Buckingham Palace.

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9. Sir Kenny Dalglish jokes about playing for Klopp's Liverpool side.

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10. Sir Kenny Dalglish: Now that the authorities have left the door ajar over the Candeias red, others will try to kick it in.

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11. On 1 July 2011, Sir Kenny Dalglish was awarded an honorary degree by the University of Ulster, for services to football and charity.

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12. Sir Kenny Dalglish often competes in the annual Gary Player Invitational Tournament, a charity golfing event which raises money for children's causes around the world.

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13. Sir Kenny Dalglish has participated in a number of events to raise money for the charity, including a replay of the 1986 FA Cup Final.

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14. Sir Kenny Dalglish was knighted in 2018, in recognition of his charitable work and support for the Hillsborough families as well as his achievements in football.

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15. Sir Kenny Dalglish was awarded an MBE in 1984, and his wife was awarded an MBE in the 2009 New Year Honours list for services to charity.

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16. Sir Kenny Dalglish has been married to Marina since 26 November 1974.

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17. In October 2013, Sir Kenny Dalglish returned to Liverpool as a non-executive director.

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18. On 12 May 2011, Liverpool announced that Sir Kenny Dalglish had been given a three-year contract.

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19. On 22 January 2011, Sir Kenny Dalglish led Liverpool to their first win since his return, against Wolves at Molineux.

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20. Sir Kenny Dalglish was unhappy with the departure and Celtic's termination of his contract.

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21. In January 1997, Sir Kenny Dalglish was appointed manager of Premier League side Newcastle United on a three-and-a-half-year contract, taking over from Kevin Keegan.

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22. The title meant that Sir Kenny Dalglish was only the fourth football manager in history to lead two different clubs to top-flight league championships in England, after Tom Watson, Herbert Chapman and Brian Clough.

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23. Sir Kenny Dalglish broke a twenty-year silence about the disaster in March 2009, expressing regret that the police and the FA did not consider delaying the kick-off of the match.

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24. Sir Kenny Dalglish attended many funerals of the victims—including four in one day.

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25. Sir Kenny Dalglish was the manager of Liverpool at the time of the Hillsborough disaster on 15 April 1989.

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26. At the end of the season Sir Kenny Dalglish received his third Manager of the Year award.

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27. Sir Kenny Dalglish was selected for the 22-man squad travelling to Mexico for the 1986 World Cup, but had to withdraw due to injury.

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28. In 1976, Sir Kenny Dalglish scored the winning goal for Scotland at Hampden Park against England, by nutmegging Ray Clemence.

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29. Sir Kenny Dalglish was signed to replace Kevin Keegan, and quickly settled into his new club.

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30. Sir Kenny Dalglish continued his goalscoring form in the reserves into the next season, scoring 23 goals.

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31. Sir Kenny Dalglish got his wish, and became a regular member of the highly rated Celtic reserve team that became known as the Quality Street Gang, due to its having a large number of future Scottish internationals, including Danny McGrain, George Connelly, Lou Macari, and David Hay.

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32. In his first season Sir Kenny Dalglish was loaned out to Cumbernauld United, for whom he scored 37 goals.

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33. Sir Kenny Dalglish signed a provisional contract with Celtic in May 1967.

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34. In October 2013, Sir Kenny Dalglish returned to Anfield as a non-executive director, before having Anfield's Centenary Stand renamed after him in May 2017.

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35. In January 2011, Sir Kenny Dalglish returned to Liverpool for a spell as caretaker manager after the dismissal of Roy Hodgson, becoming the permanent manager in May 2011.

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36. In January 1997, Sir Kenny Dalglish took over as manager at Newcastle United.

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