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Rovers legend knighted

It was a day to remember for former Rovers boss Sir Kenny Dalglish!

17 November 2018

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Former Rovers manager Kenny Dalglish is now Sir Kenny Dalglish after being knighted at Buckingham Palace yesterday.

Dalglish, who led Rovers to the Premier League title in 1994-95 after winning the Second Division via the play-offs in 1991-92 in his first season in charge at Rovers.

The Scot received the honour from Prince Charles during the ceremony.

Sir Kenny supported the families of the victims of the Hillsborough disaster and he and his wife Marina have raised more than £10m for charity.

Speaking following the ceremony, Dalglish thanked everyone for their support throughout his footballing career.

"I've been very fortunate with the people I've worked with in football, both as a player and a manager, they've been fantastic people," he said.

Dalglish's honour was for "services to football, charity, and the city of Liverpool".

Congratulations, Sir Kenny, it's richly deserved!


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