Kenny Dalglish’s 70th birthday: a football life in pictures

Sir Kenny Dalglish celebrates, © PA Archive/PA Images
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By Karen Sykes, PA

Sir Kenny Dalglish celebrates his 70th birthday on Thursday, March 4.

Here, the PA news agency looks at a few memorable photographs on and off the pitch.

Dalglish (shooting) won 102 caps for Scotland (PA Archive)

As a player Dalglish won four league championships with Celtic from 1971-1977 and five cups (PA Archive)

Dalglish introduces The Queen to members of the Glasgow Select XI in 1977 (Ron Bell/PA)

Dalglish moved to Liverpool for a British transfer record in 1977 (PA)

Dalglish admires the silverware in the club’s trophy room with manager Bob Paisley (PA Photos)

Dalglish jogs back to his own half after scoring the winning goal in the 1978 European Cup final (PA Photos)

Dalglish (7) was part of Liverpool’s successful team from 1977-1990 as a player then player/boss (PA Archive)

Dalglish in bed with the European Cup trophy in 1978 (PA Photos)

Dalglish and Phil Thompson (left) helped Liverpool lift the League Cup in 1981 (PA Archive)

Graeme Souness (left), Dalglish and Alan Hansen celebrate with the Milk Cup in 1983 (PA Archive)

Dalglish was awarded an MBE in 1985 (PA Archive)

As player/manager, Dalglish (left) and Ian Rush helped Liverpool to FA Cup success in 1986 (PA Archive)

Dalglish (left) during a memorial for the Hillsborough disaster victims in 1989 (John Giles/PA)

Dalglish with his Barclays Bank Trophy after being named Football Manager of the Year in 1990 (PA Archive)

Dalglish won the Premiership as Blackburn boss in 1994-95 (John Stillwell/PA)

Dalglish was in charge of Newcastle in 1997/98 (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Alan Shearer (left) has a laugh with Dalglish during training at Newcastle (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Newcastle finished Premier League runners-up during Dalglish’s first season in charge (PA photos)

Dalglish took the reins at Celtic in 2000 (PA Media)

Dalglish returned to manage Liverpool in 2011 (Dave Thompson/PA)

Dalglish (centre) signed Andy Carroll (left) and Luis Suarez (right) for Liverpool in 2011 (Peter Byrne/PA)

New Liverpool signings (left to right) Jordan Henderson, Charlie Adam, Alexander Doni and Stewart Downing with Dalglish in August 2011 (Dave Thompson/PA)

In 2017 the Kenny Dalglish Stand was opened at Anfield (Peter Byrne/PA)

Dalglish received a knighthood in 2018 (Peter Byrne/PA)

Dalglish (right) with the Premier League Trophy ahead of the Liverpool’s presentation in 2020 (Paul Ellis/PA)


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