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Bill Shankly
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Full name William Shankly OBE
Date of birth (1913-09-02)2 September 1913
Place of birth Glenbuck, East Ayrshire, Scotland
Date of death 29 September 1981(1981-09-29) (aged 68)
Playing position Defender (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932–1933
1933–1949
Carlisle United
Preston North End
National team
1938–1944 Scotland
Teams managed
1949–1951
1951–1954
1954–1955
1956–1959
1959–1974
Carlisle United
Grimsby Town
Workington
Huddersfield Town
Liverpool
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Bill Shankly is a former football player. He has played for Scotland national team.

He was brought up in the mining village of Glenbuck. His dad was a miner, but Bill would not go down the mine so he went to football training instead. Glenbuck Cherrypickers were the start of his playing job. He then went to Scotland for a year (1938–1939). After that he went to Preston North End.

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