Bob Shankly
Manager Profile

Manager Details

  • Full Name: Robert Fleming Blyth Shankly
  • Born: February 25th, 1910 (Glenbuck)
  • Died: May 5th, 1982 (Glasgow)
  • First Appointed: October 8th, 1959


Managerial History


Oct 8th, 1959 to Feb 16th, 1965

Most Appearances Top Scorers
1. Alan Cousin - 242
2. Alex Hamilton - 240
3. Andy Penman - 223
4. Bobby Cox - 219
5. Hugh Robertson - 203
6. Bobby Seith - 197
7. Alan Gilzean - 189
8. Ian Ure - 144
9. Pat Liney - 116
10. Bert Slater - 113
1. Alan Gilzean - 169
2. Andy Penman - 97
3. Alan Cousin - 82
4. Bobby Waddell - 43
5. Hugh Robertson - 42
6. Kenny Cameron - 28
7. Gordon Smith - 19
8. Bobby Wishart - 14
9. Alex Stuart - 11
10. Jimmy Bonthrone - 8

First Match In Charge
Oct 10th, 1959 1 - 3 vs. Rangers, League (Division One)

Last Match In Charge
Feb 13th, 1965 4 - 1 vs. Kilmarnock, League (Division One)

Total Players Used:
44

Biggest Win(s)
Feb 5th, 1963 8 - 0 vs. Montrose, Scottish Cup (2nd Round)
Dec 1st, 1962 10 - 2 vs. Queen of the South, League (Division One)

Heaviest Defeat(s)
Jan 9th, 1965 0 - 4 vs. Rangers, League (Division One)
Apr 24th, 1963 1 - 5 vs. AC Milan, European Cup (Semi Final 1st Leg)
Sep 26th, 1962 0 - 4 vs. FC Cologne, European Cup (Preliminary Round 2nd Leg)
Feb 11th, 1961 1 - 5 vs. Rangers, Scottish Cup (2nd Round)
Jan 23rd, 1960 0 - 4 vs. Kilmarnock, League (Division One)

Overall Record

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against
259 130 47 82 583 399
(50.2%) (18.1%) (31.7%) 2.25 pg 1.54 pg

At Home

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against
132 81 25 26 343 183
(61.4%) (18.9%) (19.7%) 2.60 pg 1.39 pg

Biography

Announced as manager on 17th September 1959.


Players Signed

New Players Transferred In
Player Date Signed Fee
1. Bobby Wishart Jan 6th, 1961 £3,500
2. Gordon Smith Jun 0th, 1961
3. Doug Houston
4. George Ryden
5. Bert Slater Jul 3rd, 1962
6. Jocky Scott Aug 5th, 1964
7. Charlie Cooke Dec 18th, 1964 £40,000

Youth Players Signed on Professional Terms
Player Pro Terms Signed
First Signing

Bobby Wishart
on Jan 6th, 1961