Quotable: Bill Shankly

Viewed by many as the founding father of the Liverpool Football Club we know today, Bill Shankly took the club from mediocrity to glory.

He set the standards for all managers to follow. Some achieved greater honours, but none matched his level of inspiration or belief in the ‘Liverpool way’.

Of his many defining quotes, one stands out:

bill-shanklyRealistically, outside of those 90 minutes, football isn’t quite so important, but try telling that to the hundreds of thousands who live so passionately through their team.

You won’t win.

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