Farewell to the ‘Flying Pig’

Upon signing for Liverpool on 1st December 1959 not many people could have foreseen the success that Bill Shankly would bring to Liverpool. Fifteen years and eleven major trophies later, Shankly retired as probably the greatest manager in the clubs storied history and maybe even one of the best ever. For all of the trophies and team glory Shankly brought to Anfield, what is rarely mentioned is the careers he nurtured. The young players who were either brought to the club by him from obscurity and the ones who were already there all owe a huge debt of gratitude to the great man for what he did ...

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