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

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%)

At Home

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against
131 81 25 25 341 180
(61.8%) (19.1%) (19.1%)

Biography

Announced as manager on 17th September 1959.


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