The original bobpaisley.com (click on image for a larger version)
The original website was created by Derek Dohren in 2001 and purchased by LFChistory.net in February 2008. LFChistory.net has added a lot of quotes, photos, stories and articles and will update regularly with interesting articles from Paisley's life and times.
Bobpaisley.com was relaunched by LFChistory.net on 17th February 2009.
The following have been invaluable in helping us put together this website:
Bob Paisley - An autobiography (1983)
Bob Paisley's personal view of the First Team Squad of 1986-87 as told to Clive Tyldesley (1987)
Bob Paisley - My 50 Golden Reds (1990)
Bob Paisley - Manager of the Millennium - John Keith (1999)
Karl Brodrick "Wooltonian"
Peter Etherington "Evo"
Siggi from LFCwallpapers.com
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Where applicable and where copyright has been established, LFChistory.net is glad to acknowledge the source of any material on these pages that can be proven to originate elsewhere.
"Whenever anyone ever starts on about just how good any manager is or was, I always get slightly frustrated, then I realise it doesn’t really matter too much. Because I know the truth. I watched it happen. As someone who isn’t a scouser, was never really a fan of Liverpool as a kid, even when Shankly was about. What I saw, unfolding right before my eyes, so that even I could grasp was the sight of someone moulding and forming the best set of teams ever to grace the game. He altered all of it; from the way the players physically became slimmer and lither than the past, to their astounding fitness levels, to the tactics he employed. I’ve seen the lot in my time: all the great teams; all the great players. All of them. And not one manager could make great team after great team like Bob Paisley could. Look at his record.
So let others go on about Sir Alex and everyone else they want to hold up as an example. It doesn’t really matter. Because like the jockey who rode the amazing Secretariat said once, ‘Personally, I never get involved when people start talking about greatness. Because none of them who ever talk about it, ever rode this horse. I did. I know‘ And that’s how I feel still. I’m nearly 60 now and I’m not likely to see a football manager again who could hold a candle to Bob Paisley. Let others yak on and talk. I know he was the best I’ll ever see in my life. I know.“
Liverpool fan Chris Hayes