“Liverpool Football Club exists to win trophies” – Bill Shankly.
Since Bill Shankly’s appointment as boss at Anfield, every preceding manager has managed to win at least one trophy. Well, every manager except the doomed Roy Hodgson.
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Brendan Rodgers is yet to succeed in that regard and knows he is worryingly close to joining the small list of failed managers and will be hoping to get one step closer to success by getting his Liverpool side through to the semi-finals of the Capital One Cup when they visit AFC Bournemouth on Wednesday night.
But what have Liverpool’s former bosses actually won? Thanks to CaughtOffside for the stats.
Bill Shankly (1959-74)
Shankly reinvigorated a lacklustre Liverpool who found themselves in the doldrums of the second division.
He was certainly the catalyst for the proceeding dominance Anfield would come to enjoy.
League Championship: 1964, 1966, 1973
FA Cup: 1965, 1974
Uefa Cup: 1973