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      billythered
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      Bob Paisley
      Jan 19, 2019 01:43:12 pm
      Happy birthday Bob,

      Bob Paisley our most successful manager would have been 100 yrs old today, this man served LFC as a player, Physiotherapist,  trainer, and manager,

      Bill Shankly built the foundations and Bob took over the helm when Bill resigned in 1974 although he was reluctant to do so,

      In his tenure Bob won 6 league titles, 3 European cups,  1 Uefa cup, 1 Uefa super cup, 3 league cups, and 6 charity shields,

      20 trophies in 9 years as manager,  in his first season as gaffer he finished second and until 1981 Liverpool FC under Bob never finished lower than runners up  in the league.

      The Man was a complete genius, and yet so humble,  they don't ' Makem' like Bob anymore.

      HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOB

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      Reply #1: Jan 19, 2019 09:39:26 pm
      Most successful manager ever, year for year.
      No other manager can match what he won, over a similar period of time.
      I recall in a pressie, he said,
      “There have been times when we’ve struggled as well. We came second once”
      Or words to that effect. The interviewer was just stunned 😂
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      Reply #2: Jan 19, 2019 11:28:12 pm
      Most successful manager ever, year for year.
      No other manager can match what he won, over a similar period of time.
      I recall in a pressie, he said,
      “There have been times when we’ve struggled as well. We came second once”
      Or words to that effect. The interviewer was just stunned 😂

      The greatest tactician, the best "reader" of a game of football. The best judge of a players capabilities and positions. He understood the physics of football more than any other. The most modest man in football. Simply the best football manager year for year, man for man EVER.
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      Reply #3: Jan 20, 2019 01:02:04 am
      Loved sir bob
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      Reply #4: Jan 20, 2019 02:46:02 am
      Happy birthday Bob,

      Bob Paisley our most successful manager would have been 100 yrs old today, this man served LFC as a player, Physiotherapist,  trainer, and manager,

      Bill Shankly built the foundations and Bob took over the helm when Bill resigned in 1974 although he was reluctant to do so,

      In his tenure Bob won 6 league titles, 3 European cups,  1 Uefa cup, 1 Uefa super cup, 3 league cups, and 6 charity shields,

      20 trophies in 9 years as manager,  in his first season as gaffer he finished second and until 1981 Liverpool FC under Bob never finished lower than runners up  in the league.

      The Man was a complete genius, and yet so humble,  they don't ' Makem' like Bob anymore.

      HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOB

      YNWA



      This .


      YNWA    SIR Bob.
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      Reply #5: Jan 20, 2019 03:10:31 am
      What a man!
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      Reply #6: Jan 20, 2019 04:05:15 am
      20 trophies in 9 years, what a legend!
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      Reply #7: Jan 20, 2019 07:25:39 am
      I liked Bob as a player (left half in old money) and I liked him as a physio and trainer.I still recall Bob running on to the pitch with his bucket and sponge to treat an injured player (no fancy gadgets in those days)There is not a manager who could come anywhere near Bob for his loyalty and achievements with L.F.C. Happy Birthday Bob and rest assured number 19 is on it's way back to Anfield.
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      Reply #8: Jan 20, 2019 09:19:45 am
      Well remembered by all who were alive in those great days. Used to talk to him regularly when he went into my mates garage every morning to pick his horses  for the day. Lovely man, and a treat to talk to. Thanks for everything you did for the Reds, Bob.
      « Last Edit: Jan 20, 2019 09:44:33 am by Fourbrick »
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      Reply #9: Jan 20, 2019 11:02:23 am
      20 trophies in 9 years, what a legend!

      Incredible to look back at. The golden days never to be repeated.
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      Reply #10: Jan 20, 2019 11:52:58 am
      I’m curious to know..

      Why have the club not commissioned a statue of Paisley alongside Shankly?..

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      Reply #11: Jan 21, 2019 01:55:49 am
      I’m curious to know..

      Why have the club not commissioned a statue of Paisley alongside Shankly?..



      That is a good question Shabs,it would be appreciated by the fans I am sure.
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      Reply #12: Jan 21, 2019 01:29:16 pm
      hi

      can someone please provide a link of a video of the kop singing ynwa please or the paisley mosaic

      thanks
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      Reply #13: Jan 21, 2019 02:41:01 pm
      That is a good question Shabs,it would be appreciated by the fans I am sure.

      I know the Shankly statue was commissioned & financed by then club sponsors Carlsberg...Maybe it a finance issue or image rights etc etc..

      I’ll ask the question.
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      Reply #15: Nov 29, 2019 12:50:10 am
      Before I download the App, someome please tell me what project Stand Red is.
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      Reply #16: Nov 29, 2019 07:49:07 am
      Before I download the App, someome please tell me what project Stand Red is.



      Standard Chartered has used smart technology like voice modulation, artificial imagery (AI) and computer generated imagery (CGI) to celebrate what would have been legendary Liverpool football club manager Bob Paisley’s 100th birthday.
      The campaign, called ‘Project Stand Red’ and created by Octagon and MediaMonks, aims to highlight Paisley’s achievements to inspire and educate the next generation of Liverpool fans.

      Paisley is Liverpool’s most successful manager and led the club from 1974 to 1983, during which he won twenty trophies in just nine seasons, including three European Cups (today’s Champions League) and six First Division (today’s English Premier League) titles.

      A series of five films will front the campaign and will see a virtual Paisley tell unheard stories alongside one of his most famous signings, Ian Rush; interact with today's first team players and provide a rousing rallying call with current Liverpool manager, Jürgen Klopp, inspiring fans to ‘Stand Red’ for the 2019/20 season.

      “As a bank we always have innovation top of mind. This approach extends to our partnership with Liverpool football club and Project Stand Red perfectly exemplifies our innovation mind-set by using smart technology to introduce one of Liverpool’s most beloved managers to the next generation of fans,” said Emma Sheller, the global head of brand and marketing at Standard Chartered.



      https://www.thedrum.com/creative-works/project/octagon-standard-chartered-project-stand-red
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      Reply #17: Nov 29, 2019 10:07:38 am
      Found that a bit weird myself. Don't know the ins & outs of it and obviously his family would have given it the green light, but just the thought of a humble ex Durham Miner & Liverpool's greatest manager being re-created from beyond the grave using CGI to plug a multi-national corporate bank seems a bit off to me. Suppose it's just the world we live in
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      Reply #18: Nov 29, 2019 04:21:42 pm
      Found that a bit weird myself. Don't know the ins & outs of it and obviously his family would have given it the green light, but just the thought of a humble ex Durham Miner & Liverpool's greatest manager being re-created from beyond the grave using CGI to plug a multi-national corporate bank seems a bit off to me. Suppose it's just the world we live in

      If it isn't Bob in his slippers, flat cap and racing post in his arse pocket I don't want to know
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      Reply #19: Nov 29, 2019 04:45:36 pm
      Found that a bit weird myself. Don't know the ins & outs of it and obviously his family would have given it the green light, but just the thought of a humble ex Durham Miner & Liverpool's greatest manager being re-created from beyond the grave using CGI to plug a multi-national corporate bank seems a bit off to me. Suppose it's just the world we live in
       

      Yep,not a good look.has the feel of a marketing"genius"grubby hands trying to relate to the people but not really having a clue.
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      Reply #20: Nov 29, 2019 05:14:51 pm
      If it isn't Bob in his slippers, flat cap and racing post in his arse pocket I don't want to know

      I think Mark Lawrenson said when he signed Sir Bob met him in his Cardigan and slippers at his Hotel. That's the kind of man you would want in the trenches with you Sir Bob was just an ordinary working class man who happened to be a footballing Genius.
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      Reply #21: Nov 29, 2019 08:06:52 pm
      I think Mark Lawrenson said when he signed Sir Bob met him in his Cardigan and slippers at his Hotel. That's the kind of man you would want in the trenches with you Sir Bob was just an ordinary working class man who happened to be a footballing Genius.

      Funny. I'm reading The Boot Room Boys and I just got to the chapter about Paisley titled the  "The Reluctant Leader".
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      Reply #22: Nov 29, 2019 10:03:47 pm
      If it isn't Bob in his slippers, flat cap and racing post in his arse pocket I don't want to know
      Yeah he loved the horses,so much so he opened a little bookies in derby lane off old swan,used to see the great man every Saturday morning whilst putting me dads bet on & yeah he still wore the flat cap.
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      Reply #23: Jan 30, 2020 01:55:22 pm
      Just came across this out of the blue - apparently they've just unveiled a statue of Bob & Crazy Horse outside the ground!

      Looking forward to seeing it Saturday!


      Long, long overdue

      https://twitter.com/KevH2_205/status/1222877713259749376?s=20
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      Reply #24: Jan 30, 2020 02:10:38 pm
      Just came across this out of the blue - apparently they've just unveiled a statue of Bob & Crazy Horse outside the ground!

      Looking forward to seeing it Saturday!


      Long, long overdue

      https://twitter.com/KevH2_205/status/1222877713259749376?s=20

      Made up & your absolutely right..about time..
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      Reply #25: Jan 30, 2020 02:22:22 pm
      Better image containing his famous quote on the base

      "This club has been my life.  I’d go out and sweep the street and be proud to do it for Liverpool FC if they asked me to"
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      Reply #26: Jan 30, 2020 02:24:32 pm
      Better image containing his famous quote on the base

      "This club has been my life.  I’d go out and sweep the street and be proud to do it for Liverpool FC if they asked me to"

      Has there been any publicity about this at all?
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      Reply #27: Jan 30, 2020 02:27:08 pm
      Has there been any publicity about this at all?

      None whatsoever, they've kept it under wraps well. Only found out myself on Twitter about half an hour ago

      There was a campaign a few years ago to get him a statue so I don't know whether it's stemmed from that
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      Reply #28: Jan 30, 2020 03:04:49 pm
      I just listened to an interview with him and Bobby Robson after Liverpool beat Ipswich to the league in 1982. Two absolute legends.

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      Reply #29: Jan 30, 2020 03:06:54 pm
      Just came across this out of the blue - apparently they've just unveiled a statue of Bob & Crazy Horse outside the ground!

      Looking forward to seeing it Saturday!


      Long, long overdue

      https://twitter.com/KevH2_205/status/1222877713259749376?s=20

      Just commented on this on twitter. Brilliant Sir BOB the manager I remember when I 1st started following LFC.

      my twitter handle is Brezlingo BTW. ;D.
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      Reply #30: Feb 17, 2020 10:09:43 am
      https://twitter.com/Ian_Rush9/status/1229148752897814528

      They've done another one of those Paisley videos. Really need to hit them on the head I reckon, just getting proper weird now
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      Reply #31: Feb 17, 2020 10:41:06 am
      Legend doesn't even come close, thank you Sir Bob..
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      Reply #32: Feb 17, 2020 10:49:45 am
      In my opinion time has somehow diminished his incredible legacy at our club when we talk of "greatest" in terms of what we are doing now.
      I read about how it was easier then than it is now and so on but if people are unsure then they should look at his record not only in terms of his success but how much of his life as a Player ,Coach and Manager he gave to this club. An extra ordinary man and humble beyond belief he even found time to serve his Country for 6 years what a man what a life .
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      Reply #33: Oct 31, 2020 09:52:57 am
      On a day when the lads can equal a club record 63 home games unbeaten, lets remember the man who set it back in 1980.

      Bob Paisley and his incredible team.

      For me he will always be the standard bearer for Jürgen and future managers to aspire to

      God bless ye Sir Bob
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      Reply #34: Oct 31, 2020 01:40:52 pm
      On a day when the lads can equal a club record 63 home games unbeaten, lets remember the man who set it back in 1980.

      Bob Paisley and his incredible team.

      For me he will always be the standard bearer for Jürgen and future managers to aspire to

      God bless ye Sir Bob




       Brian, I think Bob has set a standard that will never be beaten, what he achieved is nothing short of miraculous, it wasn’t just the amount of trophies won under his leadership it’s the manner in how they were won, ppl forget that football existed prior to 1992, before then nothing seems to hold any kind credence, but in actual fact was probably one if not the most prolific era’s of football ever known,

      I don’t know of any team that achieved so much in such a short space of time from anywhere else in the world, respected ex-footballers regard winning your domestic league as the real measure of how good a side you really are, to finish above everyone else and be the best you can be cannot be bettered, Bob did this Six times in Nine seasons, that in itself is truly remarkable, in a era where only one substitute could be used, I think in one season he only used 14 players in the entire season , try doing that today,

      In Europe, he proved once again what a fantastic manager he was and without doubt a master tactician, back when it was the proper European cup, where all the domestic champions of their respective leagues would compete for Old Big Ears, back then it was a two legged home / away straight knock out competition, so no fannying around, you simply Had to win or you were out, from playing in cities as close as Scotland to the deepest darkest eastern bloc countries, on proper quagmire pitches in shirts that were like sacking, and boots not out of place on a rugby pitch, well certainly not the carpet slippers of today, and proper footballs, not quite the leather laced type that Billy Liddell would head, but heavy enough,

      Three proper European cups won, 1 UEFA cup won, and 1 European super cup won, again another incredible achievement, from this remarkably humble genius of a man, yet ppl only want to remember modern football, such as Fergie at the toilet, and as much as I can respect his achievements in his 27 years there, and I do, it’s not a patch on what Bob did in his Nine years as our Manager.




      RIP Bob





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      Reply #35: Oct 31, 2020 03:00:58 pm



       Brian, I think Bob has set a standard that will never be beaten, what he achieved is nothing short of miraculous, it wasn’t just the amount of trophies won under his leadership it’s the manner in how they were won, ppl forget that football existed prior to 1992, before then nothing seems to hold any kind credence, but in actual fact was probably one if not the most prolific era’s of football ever known,

      I don’t know of any team that achieved so much in such a short space of time from anywhere else in the world, respected ex-footballers regard winning your domestic league as the real measure of how good a side you really are, to finish above everyone else and be the best you can be cannot be bettered, Bob did this Six times in Nine seasons, that in itself is truly remarkable, in a era where only one substitute could be used, I think in one season he only used 14 players in the entire season , try doing that today,

      In Europe, he proved once again what a fantastic manager he was and without doubt a master tactician, back when it was the proper European cup, where all the domestic champions of their respective leagues would compete for Old Big Ears, back then it was a two legged home / away straight knock out competition, so no fannying around, you simply Had to win or you were out, from playing in cities as close as Scotland to the deepest darkest eastern bloc countries, on proper quagmire pitches in shirts that were like sacking, and boots not out of place on a rugby pitch, well certainly not the carpet slippers of today, and proper footballs, not quite the leather laced type that Billy Liddell would head, but heavy enough,

      Three proper European cups won, 1 UEFA cup won, and 1 European super cup won, again another incredible achievement, from this remarkably humble genius of a man, yet ppl only want to remember modern football, such as Fergie at the toilet, and as much as I can respect his achievements in his 27 years there, and I do, it’s not a patch on what Bob did in his Nine years as our Manager.




      RIP Bob





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      What a fantastic post, well said Billy.
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      Reply #36: Oct 31, 2020 04:08:26 pm
      The best & the yardstick for future football LFC managers..
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      Reply #37: Jan 22, 2021 07:53:40 pm
      Bobs birthday tomorrow. Would be 102.

      Will always, for me, be the clubs greatest servant. The argument for Shanks being the best manager is obvious (for me its Bob) but as a clubman, player, captain, physio,  reserve team coach, assistant manager and manager, unmatched by any other.

      His success in such a short period blows all away. And that humbleness,my God the humbleness. What a manager, what a man.

      Happy birthday sir Bob
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      Reply #38: Jan 22, 2021 10:03:35 pm
      The man who brought Liverpool to my bedroom wall all those years ago.

      The greatest.

      YNWA.
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      Reply #39: Jan 23, 2021 11:20:24 am
      Hapoy birthday Bob

      I recall your all conquering team being 9 points off top at the half way point of the 81 82 season. Won it by 4 in the end. No small part to your management
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      Reply #40: Jan 23, 2021 01:35:50 pm
      Sir Bob Paisley the most successful manager in British football History, served his club for over 50 years, from player to Physio to Manager, 21 trophies in Nine years, including Six titles, Three European Cups, Three League cups, one UEFA cup, one UEFA Super cup, one FA cup,  six charity shields, from 1974 - 1983 under Bob, Liverpool never finished below 5th in the old first division, finishing as runners up twice,


      He was such a gentleman but cross him at your peril, and so humble, he was happiest sat in his armchair in his slippers wearing a flat cap with the Racing post in hand, that was Bob down to a tee, he was your typical favourite Grandad, but incredibly the greatest manager we have ever had.


      Happy Birthday Bob.

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      Reply #41: Jan 23, 2021 05:05:19 pm
      Please forgive the Twitter feed, but here is a nice video.

      https://twitter.com/LFC/status/1352878734416564224?s=20
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      Reply #42: Jan 26, 2021 08:07:34 pm
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      ...playing in cities as close as Scotland to the deepest darkest eastern bloc countries, on proper quagmire pitches...
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      I wonder how you came up with that one.

      Europe is not just Milan, Madrid and Monaco. It is Baku, Bratislava and Bucharest as well. Granted, half of Europe was under hardline communist rule when Bob was in charge, but now there are colourful welcoming cities across the whole continent. There's a bit more travelling involved, but travel is an unavoidable part of the game at all levels. It is certainly much more comfortable for the players now than it used to be.

      Back in Bob's day, pitches at home were not in the greatest condition either. It was a wet day when he had his last home game in charge, and the pitch was badly cut up. But it was considered normal in those days.

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