Liverpool manager Bill Shankly receives the acclaim of the Kop after Liverpool clinched the Football League Championship. Photo: Peter Robinson/EMPICS via Getty ImagesLiverpool manager Bill Shankly receives the acclaim of the Kop after Liverpool clinched the Football League Championship. Photo: Peter Robinson/EMPICS via Getty Images
Liverpool manager Bill Shankly receives the acclaim of the Kop after Liverpool clinched the Football League Championship. Photo: Peter Robinson/EMPICS via Getty Images
Tony Evans
Opinion

Opinion

Tony Evans

How Bill Shankly created the fervour that Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp now feeds on

  • ‘He made the people happy’ reads the Scot’s simple epitaph on his Anfield statue
  • Shankly displayed a rare desire to engage with supporters at every level

Liverpool manager Bill Shankly receives the acclaim of the Kop after Liverpool clinched the Football League Championship. Photo: Peter Robinson/EMPICS via Getty ImagesLiverpool manager Bill Shankly receives the acclaim of the Kop after Liverpool clinched the Football League Championship. Photo: Peter Robinson/EMPICS via Getty Images
Liverpool manager Bill Shankly receives the acclaim of the Kop after Liverpool clinched the Football League Championship. Photo: Peter Robinson/EMPICS via Getty Images
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