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Liverpool to honour Bill Shankly

August 28, 2013
By ESPN staff

Liverpool have announced the club will pay tribute to their former manager Bill Shankly before Sunday's Premier League meeting with Manchester United at Anfield.

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Shankly, who died in 1981 after suffering a heart attack, is a Liverpool legend after he won three league titles, two FA Cups and one UEFA Cup during his 15 years at the helm.

The Scot would have turned 100 on September 2, and to mark the landmark the Reds have planned a minute's applause before their game against United.

Liverpool's managing director, Ian Ayre, told the club's official website: "The name Bill Shankly is, and always will be, synonymous with Liverpool Football Club. He laid the foundations to enable the club to grow to what it is today.

"We continue to live and breathe those values he created over 40 years ago throughout our Liverpool family and it's important that we give our fans the opportunity to celebrate this important milestone with us.


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