Bob Paisley

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Bob Paisley
Plaque to Paisley at the Anfield gateway named in his honour
Personal information
Full name Robert Paisley
Date of birth (1919-01-23)23 January 1919
Place of birth Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham, England
Date of death 14 February 1996(1996-02-14) (aged 77)
Place of death Liverpool, England
Position(s) Left-half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1937–1939 Bishop Auckland
1939–1954 Liverpool 253 (10)
Teams managed
1959–1973 Liverpool (assistant manager)
1974–1983 Liverpool
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Robert "Bob" Paisley OBE (23 January 1919 – 14 February 1996) was an English footballer and manager. He played for Liverpool as a left half between 1939 and 1954. He later managed Liverpool between 1974 and 1983. Paisley and Carlo Ancelotti are the only managers to have won the European Cups three times. He won 20 major honours with Liverpool as a manager.

Paisley was born in Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham. He married Jessie in 1946. The couple had two sons and a daughter, Robert, Graham and Christine.

Paisley was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 1992. He died on 14 February 1996 in Liverpool, at the age of 77.[1]

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  1. Martin, Andrew (14 February 1996). "Liverpool legend Paisley dies aged 77". The Independent. Retrieved 12 February 2017.

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