Kenny Dalglish has paid the price for Liverpool's disastrous Barclays Premier League campaign after the Anfield legend was sensationally axed by the club's American owners on Wednesday.
According to reports he stepped down he wasn't sacked. The owners said a few weeks ago that they would support him next season. No LFC fan is happy about this, Dalglish really needs another season.
if it was any other manager he'd be gone before january. he did a rubbish job in the league and is lucky to have survived this long. get rafa back, they should have given him a 10 year contract, he totally transformed lfc from mediocre to a great team, but they sacked him after one bad season instead.
Fergie didn't have success his first few seasons at Utd either, why didn't he get sacked after his first full season? Managers deserve chances. Dalglish is a winner, but he won't bring instant success
Because back then clubs didn't have impatient foreign billioniare owners who know f*ck all about football.
Sorry but you cannot spend 130 million and finish clearly behind your rivals in the league who have spent virtually nothing in the same time span. In fact can any top half team spend 130m in 18 months and justify NOT being able to challenge for the top 6? Good god if Moyes was given that cash he would make Everton top 6 and he started from a weaker base. You could pick apart the individual deals like Downing: 0 assists, 0 goals, or how Aguero cost about the same as Carroll except Aguero has been world class (30 goals in his first season) and Carroll has been mediocre at best over the season. Its not like you can particularly argue he is playing in a weaker side either, the likes of Steven Fletcher at Wolves and Yakubu at Blackburn have comfortably outscored him in the league and they are at pitifully poor sides. Kenny seemed to me sadly a man long out of touch with the modern game, at Newcastle and then Celtic he started to look well out of it and that decade away did nothing but blunt his managerial prowess further. Really, honest to god I am not one for encouraging managers to be sacked I often talk here about time needed for some guys but seriously even i think that it is the right decision to move on.
Kenny belongs to another time - he can't understand the modern game - he keeps denying the mistakes - he plays favorites with British players and freezes out better more experienced ones like Kyut and Maxi, Merelis didn't even wait and left because of this - he keeps shuffling the team. - the player don't respect him
hahaaha ur such a delusional lpool fan, he didnt step down he got the sack! the yanky owners wanted queen kenny to step down and have a higher role in the club but still work alongside a new manager (cause they knew ku klux kenny wasnt good enough to manage lpool) but he declined so the owners basically told him to fuck off http://www.mirror.co.uk/spo...
Dalglish bought bad wasting nearly 100 million on Adam, Henderson, Carroll and Downing and still managed to put Liverpool in their worst league position in over 40 years. Now that's a skill! City Spent less last window and went up 2 places to win the title. That's the differnce and thats what got him sacked. Liverpools owners are not made of money they might be wealthy but they are no Abramovich or Sheikh Monsour.
"City Spent less last window and went up 2 places to win the title." What bout the last 2 years, you spent 400m or something.. what did you win.. you idiot.. oh yeah.. that half a billion of money won you an FA Cup.
who ever is taking over will have a 100+ mil worth of liability which, if sold back won't even bring them close to $50 mil!
Mark Lawrenson: "Kenny himself will be really seriously disappointed. If you talk to the majority of Liverpool fans who actually went to games they will say the team actually played really well. Major surgery wasn't required. Sums it up really
dosnt matter even if u played the best football in the world u still finished 8th (would have bin 9th if it wernt for goal diff)
It's been 7 years right?
Liverpool fans in denial again. Kenny was worse than Roy Hodgson.
I know liverpool fans who wanted him to fu*k off.. carroll and hendo signings were ridiculous
I wonder if FSG will go for someone younger like AVB. I'd like to see him back in the EPL. Bringing Rafa back would be good at least for some of his interviews. "White liquid in a bottle is not always milk." lol I don't know where he comes up with this stuff.
Rafa, AVB, and Martinez are likely contenders Rafa would bring us back in the champions league and he would bring in young talent, plus he loves the club AVB could possibly bring something fresh to the club and wouldn't have to deal with old players (only ones left are Carra and Gerrard) Martinez is one I'm skeptical about, has no real success, would rather have Brendan Rodgers.
I want Rafa back top class manager given the money he would make our club great again. We need to be challenging City in the next few years. And I hope we abandon that Buy British policy because there are no good British players around..
i still wonder why Liverpool let Rafa go away just bucz one bad year. + he didn't have the money to support the team with good player.
Challenging City in a few years? Really? You wern't even Challenging united in the past 20 years how would bringing Rafa back make you challenge an even tougher opponent? City are like a juggernaut as they will only get stronger with there backing.
So was Real Madrid yet Barca caught up and turn it around. It was Real who was chasing Barca for the last few years in football impossible is nothing. Money is not everything.
seriously dude? they only won the league by goal difference! nothing more, nothing less. with the kind of money they've spent this couple of years, people would have thought they will totally dominate the league but that's totally not the case! what made you think that City is a way better side than United already? they had the same amount of points!
I don`t like this. I think he (Dalglish) is the BOSS Liverpool need to come back to top level in Europe and the league. The owners sholud give him some money to buy class players, not had to get rid of them..... But now when he is out who should come in? DeSchamps is one of my favoritte, or Guardiola!!!;-)
"owners sholud give him some money to buy class players" where have u bin livin for the last 18 months? queen kenny has spent like £120 million on new players and then theres teams like everton who havnt spent more than 10mill and finished above u hahahaa ohh and lets not forget newcastle they havnt spent much either come to think about it nor have arsenal (wengers record signing is like £14mil)
Im a Liverpool fan and i totally agree with u, im glad Kenny has gone. Kenny tried to do the British route like SAF has, but lets be honest British players are shockingly bad these days its the south americans or the spanish that truly dominated the best of football.
arsenal. we only want 50M not 120M.
well....i thought he would be given a little more time but like the news said, backing suarez during his saga against evra was not wise at all, should have stayed impartial.... the good news is look at chelsea, we sucked so hard while AVB was around, this might be the beginning of a better lfc
Yep, sacking him after 1 bad season was not a good idea, but i sense some politics involved.
About time. They have had a woeful season and scrapping a win against Cardiff for the Carling Cup isn't good enough for a club like Liverpool. Everyone is on about Dalglish bringing stability to the club. Mid table stability ain't what they are looking for and with a very strong top 5 in the PL now its not going to be easy for Liverpool.
He has been very poor recently, i'm surprised he wasn't sacked earlier. But i hope Livepool find an as good of a replacement as Kenny & i wish Kenny the Best in whatever he does next.
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