Kenny Dalglish photo gallery

Dalglish with league and cup trophies
Kenny Dalglish succeeds Joe Fagan in 1985 after the Heysel Stadium Disaster. As player-manager, Dalglish enjoys a fantastic first season, guiding Liverpool to the Double, thwarting Everton in both the old first division and the FA Cup
John Barnes (left) and Peter Beardsley (right)
After a trophyless 1986-87 campaign, Dalglish reshapes the side and brings in England internationals John Barnes (left) and Peter Beardsley (right), as well as John Aldridge and Ray Houghton. They lose just two games in the 1987-88 season and win the title with four games to spare
Dave Beasant saves John Aldridge penalty
Liverpool are deprived another Double, though, as underdogs Wimbledon shock the champions in the 1988 FA Cup final. Dave Beasant saves Aldridge's penalty and Lawrie Sanchez grabs the only goal at Wembley
Ian Rush scoring the winner in 1989 FA Cup final
The 1989 FA Cup final is an all-Merseyside affair, and a classic. Aldridge makes up for his miss a year ago by bagging early on. Stuart McCall grabs two for Everton, but Ian Rush is the hero as Dalglish's men pick up another FA Cup
Outside Anfield
Tragedy strikes in April 1989, with 96 Liverpool supporters losing their lives in the Hillsborough disaster
Dalglish wins league title again
Dalglish recovers the following season to guide the Reds to their third league title under him, and with it his third manager of the year award
Michael Thomas scores for Arsenal
The 1988-89 league campaign ends in high drama, with Michael Thomas's injury-time goal giving Arsenal the 2-0 victory they need to pip Liverpool to the title
Kenny Dalglish on Liverpool bench
On 22 February 1991, Dalglish shocks Liverpool by announcing his resignation due to ill health. It comes two days after Everton recover four times to snatch a thrilling 4-4 draw
Dalglish and Sammy Lee (left)
After nearly 20 years since his last game in charge, Dalglish return to the helm after the sacking of Roy Hodgson. His first game ends in defeat though, as Liverpool are beaten 1-0 by Man Utd in the third round of the FA Cup
Dalglish signs Andy Carroll (left) and Luis Suarez (right)
It doesn't take long for Dalglish to splash the cash, bringing in Andy Carroll (left) from Newcastle for a club record £35m and Luis Suarez (right) from Ajax for £22.8m. Exiting Anfield is Fernando Torres, who joins Chelsea for a British record £50m. In the summer of 2011, Stewart Downing, Charlie Adam and Jordan Henderson all arrive
Luis Suarez (centre)
The two big-money signings do not quite work out. Carroll fails to find the net on a regular basis, while Suarez is embroiled in a race row with Manchester United full-back Patrice Evra. The Uruguayan is found guilty and receives an eight match ban
Dalglish wins Carling Cup
Dalglish delivers Liverpool's first trophy for six years when they beat Cardiff on penalties in the 2012 Carling Cup final. They fail to win a cup double though, losing 2-1 to Chelsea in the FA Cup final
Dalglish and Brendan Rodgers (right)
Liverpool lose to Swansea on the last day of the season. They end the season with their lowest ever Premier League points total and their fewest wins (14) in a top flight season since 1953-54. Three days later, Dalglish is sacked, leaving with a record of 35 wins in 74 games during his second spell