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Kenny Dalglish
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Scottish Football Legend
Kenny Dalglish

Sir Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish




Sunday 04 Mar 1951

Kenny Dalglish
Bio Details

Full name

Sir Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish





Date of birth

Sunday 04 Mar 1951

Birth place

Glasgow, Scotland


Footballer (1969)

Football Club Manager (1985)

Charity Founder (2004)

Non Executive Director (2013)

Football Career

Was a successful striker for Celtic from 1969 until 1977 when he oved to Liverpool FC where he remained intil 1990, ending his career there in the role of Player-Manager.  He returned to Liverpool FC as manager for the 2011/2012 season having managed Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United and Celtic between 1991 and 2000.

Celtic years

Signed with Celtic when he was just 16 years old.
Won 4 Scottish First Division titles, 4 Scottish cups and one Scottish league cup during his career with Celtic in the 1970s.
Scored 112 goals in 204 matches

Liverpool FC Years

Signed for the club on August 10th 1977 for a British transfer fee record of £440,000.  
Made his debut in the Charity Shield cup final at Wembley against Manchester United.
Won 6 First Division championships, 2 FA Cups, 4 League Cups, 7bCharity Shields, 3 European Cups and 1 UEFA Super Cup and played 515 matches, scoring 172 goals.
Made his final match appearance on May 5th 1990.
Became player-Manager in 1985, the first such role in British football.

Football Manager

Won the double for LFC in 1985/86 as player-manager
Manager of the year in 1986, 1988 and 1990
Won 3 league titles, 2 FA Cups and the Screens Sport Super Cup as Liverpool's manager.  
Left LFC in Feb 1991 to manage Blackburn Rovers taking them on to win the title
Returned to LFC in 2011/12 and lead the team to victory in the Carling cup, the clubs first trophy since 2006.
To date, 2018, he is Scotland's most capped player of all time with 102 caps.
Awarded an MBE in 1984 and was knighted in 2018.
In 2017, LFC named their new centenary stand the Kenny Dalglish Stand in recognition of his contribution to the club spanning a 40 year period.
In 2017 a feature film, 'Kenny', was released telling teh story of his life and legendary career.
Was given the nickname 'The King' by Liverpool supporters.

Kenny Dalglish Siblings

Carol Dalglish


Partners of 
Kenny Dalglish

Marina Dalglish


4 children together


Kenny Dalglish Children

Lynsey Dalglish

with Marina Dalglish

Lauren Dalglish

with Marina Dalglish

Kelly Cates

born 1975, age 42
with Marina Dalglish

Daughter of Football Legend Kenny Dalglish

Paul Dalglish

born 1977, age 41
with Marina Dalglish

Son of Football Legend Kenny Dalglish

Kenny Dalglish Partner(s) Other Children


Kenny Dalglish Family

Kenny Dalglish's parents:

Kenny Dalglish's father is Bill Dalglish Kenny Dalglish's mother is Cathy Dalglish

Kenny Dalglish's children:

Kenny Dalglish's daughter is Kelly Cates Kenny Dalglish's daughter is Lynsey Dalglish Kenny Dalglish's daughter is Lauren Dalglish Kenny Dalglish's son is Paul Dalglish

Kenny Dalglish's current partners:

Kenny Dalglish's wife is Marina Dalglish

Kenny Dalglish's siblings:

Kenny Dalglish's sister is Carol Dalglish

Kenny Dalglish's grandchildren:

Kenny Dalglish's granddaughter is Gabriella Cates Kenny Dalglish's granddaughter is Milla Dalglish Kenny Dalglish's grandson is Rocco Dalglish Kenny Dalglish's granddaughter is Coco Rose Dalglish

Kenny Dalglish's in laws:

Kenny Dalglish's son in law is Nicky Robinson Kenny Dalglish's son in law is Tom Cates Kenny Dalglish's daughter in law is Brandi Dalglish

Kenny Dalglish FameChain Links

English Football Hall of Fame

Other people in this association:

George Best 2002

David Beckham OBE 2008

Gary Lineker OBE 2003