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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #40 on: February 15, 2016, 03:59:15 am »
True gentleman, modest genius, thank you Bob for years and years of service to our great club. No chance he will be forgotten and his records will take some beating.

RIP Sir Bob
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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #41 on: February 15, 2016, 07:50:36 am »
Great thread. Thanks OP.

I'm sure you're resting peacefully Bob. Can't see those achievements EVER being repeated :)

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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #42 on: February 15, 2016, 09:05:45 am »
The right man in the right place at the right time. An absolute genius and gentleman.


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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #43 on: February 15, 2016, 11:31:28 am »


Cheers Bob

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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #44 on: February 15, 2016, 12:39:33 pm »
Just as everyone has "their" Doctor Who, every Liverpool fan has "their" manager, the one who symbolised the club just as they were starting to become interested in football.

I'm 43, which means Bob was 'my' manager. I knew all about Shankly of course, but I was 2 years old when he retired. It was Bob who won the trophies during my formative years. When I was 10, my mum took my cousin and me on a guided tour of Anfield. We were absolutely buzzing, I bought an autograph book (this was in the days before selfies!). Phil Thompson was our guide, and I remember we met Craig Johnston, Ian Rush, Phil Neal amongst others. When we saw the footballers, we gathered round in a big circle, shoving our autograph books at them.

Then, as we were walking out of Anfield and into the car park, a car pulled up, and Bob climbed out. We all immediately formed an orderly queue and waited patiently while Bob signed our books. The respect and love for the man, even from kids who were young enough to be his grandchildren was immense.

Thank you Bob for everything.

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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #45 on: February 15, 2016, 04:12:54 pm »
bitter,not me.a granddad,but I'm not even 40

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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #46 on: February 15, 2016, 06:55:14 pm »
Great Op.  Thanks for sharing all these wonderful reminders and memories of the great man and his great teams.

Rest Well Bob.  8)
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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #47 on: February 15, 2016, 11:02:22 pm »
Just as everyone has "their" Doctor Who, every Liverpool fan has "their" manager, the one who symbolised the club just as they were starting to become interested in football.

I'm 43, which means Bob was 'my' manager. I knew all about Shankly of course, but I was 2 years old when he retired. It was Bob who won the trophies during my formative years. When I was 10, my mum took my cousin and me on a guided tour of Anfield. We were absolutely buzzing, I bought an autograph book (this was in the days before selfies!). Phil Thompson was our guide, and I remember we met Craig Johnston, Ian Rush, Phil Neal amongst others. When we saw the footballers, we gathered round in a big circle, shoving our autograph books at them.

Then, as we were walking out of Anfield and into the car park, a car pulled up, and Bob climbed out. We all immediately formed an orderly queue and waited patiently while Bob signed our books. The respect and love for the man, even from kids who were young enough to be his grandchildren was immense.

Thank you Bob for everything.

Hear hear!! This salute to the memory and the achievements of this great football man is from an old United fan who loved the game and the great moulding characters of our old game. Bob was pre-eminent among them for sure - and to cap it all off for me was schooled into the folklore of Liverpool Football Club by my hero Matt Busby when Bob first arrived from Bishop Auckland. Sleep well Bob lad - you've earned it for sure!!
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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #48 on: February 15, 2016, 11:36:10 pm »
Great man, great manager, someone who virtually had every kind of job possible at a football club. Player, coach, then became the greatest of managers. One of the old school, never tire of reading about him and his achievements. They don't make them like him any more, and more's the pity. I hope you are resting peacefully Bob you've certainly earned it. 
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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #49 on: February 15, 2016, 11:44:47 pm »
Just as everyone has "their" Doctor Who, every Liverpool fan has "their" manager, the one who symbolised the club just as they were starting to become interested in football.

I'm 43, which means Bob was 'my' manager. I knew all about Shankly of course, but I was 2 years old when he retired. It was Bob who won the trophies during my formative years. When I was 10, my mum took my cousin and me on a guided tour of Anfield. We were absolutely buzzing, I bought an autograph book (this was in the days before selfies!). Phil Thompson was our guide, and I remember we met Craig Johnston, Ian Rush, Phil Neal amongst others. When we saw the footballers, we gathered round in a big circle, shoving our autograph books at them.

Then, as we were walking out of Anfield and into the car park, a car pulled up, and Bob climbed out. We all immediately formed an orderly queue and waited patiently while Bob signed our books. The respect and love for the man, even from kids who were young enough to be his grandchildren was immense.

Thank you Bob for everything.

EVen though I was nearly born at a Shanks match, I grew up with Bob as manager and this post captures that 'Doctor Who' feel perfectly. My dad had moved us far South by the time he took over (but he was good enough to bring me back a '77 FA Cup programme and a '78 European Cup programme. Didn't take me, did ya? You tight ald git! Lol) but I didn't mind taking/giving the beatings to the Saints fans whilst I grew up because we had the greatest team ever put together and Bob got them to click. Humility, class, genius. RIP, Bob.

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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #50 on: February 15, 2016, 11:49:35 pm »
Great man, quiet man. Great times. Lucky to have been around for them. Simply the best.

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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #51 on: February 16, 2016, 10:04:47 am »
Just as everyone has "their" Doctor Who, every Liverpool fan has "their" manager, the one who symbolised the club just as they were starting to become interested in football.

Thank you Bob for everything.

You nailed it with that sentence ... or maybe it just resonates with supporters of our age. I'm a couple of years older than you, but I was still only 4 when Shanks stepped aside. Bob was (is still) my Liverpool manager.

Just found this http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03jpbp1?ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbc_5_live_sports_extra&ns_source=twitter&ns_linkname=radio_and_music on the BBC website. I really enjoyed it ... and it brought back some wonderful memories.

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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #52 on: February 22, 2022, 10:11:00 pm »
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A few online videos on the great Bob Paisley...

^ to hopefully go along with the rest of this quality and absorbing thread.





'Bob Paisley: The Humble Genius | The most successful English manager of all-time' (2019; a 2 minute video from LFC):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/a0IrBTg6zcI" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/a0IrBTg6zcI</a>



'Great Manager Series - Bob Paisley' (2003; 60 minutes):-

www.dailymotion.com/video/xox020



'Football's Greatest Managers: Bob Paisley' (2011; 26 minutes):-

www.dailymotion.com/video/x283kvk



'Bob Paisley - This Is Your Life' (1977; 26 minutes):-

www.dailymotion.com/video/x714ymk



'Bob Paisley Liverpool - The Quiet Genius' (2022; 30 minutes):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/Y7fvgVB1Ahs" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/Y7fvgVB1Ahs</a>



'Bob Paisley - A Champion's Farewell' (1983):-

Part 1 - www.dailymotion.com/video/x60qdwc (10 minutes)
Part 2 - www.dailymotion.com/video/x60qmsv (10 minutes)
Part 3 - www.dailymotion.com/video/x60ra0c (9 minutes)
Part 4 - www.dailymotion.com/video/x60rj4e (8 minutes)



'Liverpool unveil Paisley statue at Anfield' (3 minute video):-

www.dailymotion.com/video/x7th41e



'New Bob Paisley statue at Anfield' (3 minute video):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/Rocj3OBza0c" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/Rocj3OBza0c</a>



'Bob Paisley at Liverpool 1974 to 1983' (1988; 12 minute video):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/x8Ytv7I3AEc" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/x8Ytv7I3AEc</a>



'Bob Paisley - Radio interview from 1978 with Reg Brooks (BBC)' (25 minutes):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/jy6VvlgXEbw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/jy6VvlgXEbw</a>



'Liverpool 1975/76 Season' (74 minute video; almost like a season review - by the superb wolves76):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/vik5dSMoVxk" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/vik5dSMoVxk</a>



'Liverpool 1977/78 - part 1' (95 minute video; almost like a season review - by the superb wolves76):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/lBxf7ZnxrlM" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/lBxf7ZnxrlM</a>



'Liverpool 1977/78 - part 2' (102 minute video; almost like a season review - by the superb wolves76):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/wQ1HYikBtVE" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/wQ1HYikBtVE</a>



'Liverpool v Aston Villa - 07/05/1983' (27 minute video; Bob Paisley's last game in charge at Anfield):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/tx5SJlnq6u4" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/tx5SJlnq6u4</a>







A few youtube playlists of Liverpool matches, by the superb idamaria7, for each of the seasons that Bob Paisley was manager of Liverpool...


1974/75 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiIQcmZy0mXu-Qqo1GbqGhyfpo18hblAB

1975/76 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiIQcmZy0mXtnx-5AFPRsZ-vsn9FP8l0J :

1976/77 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiIQcmZy0mXsGf9u-uMQ212QgF3qjNLDF : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLte5vKHiXI7FW8s2vJKh2YFQAC0fMQc9u

1977/78 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiIQcmZy0mXuOmis0EmlvI8Fya0rH44pV : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLte5vKHiXI7FhEdn9H7jpfqkk1w3sDLZi

1978/79 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiIQcmZy0mXvn96VJerS2zpC7ji7RUBLa : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLte5vKHiXI7Hc2PJMgdKY2q4rUST80eUQ

1979/80 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiIQcmZy0mXv8QWyJaCsZh3FOwQ3m7KMc : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLte5vKHiXI7Hz6NLrjs5x9dLo3THLNici

1980/81 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiIQcmZy0mXswBVJedMZBVStqoCFYwEur : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLte5vKHiXI7HZuILLysIDp73Uab3qBVfJ

1981/82 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiIQcmZy0mXvDY_y7VL265HOk-Qxp4-eA : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDgk_BDLP9v4bhMtMhOpgpxhUZE9q0i9b

1982/83 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiIQcmZy0mXsTjWxK8Ve3bDrffV-FG8ul : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA5tRiW-e4AqeTN_6QbSTH7QN05qMcQmx


The quality Dave Waller has a youtube playlist of Liverpool videos for the 1982/83 Season, here:-

www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC3KiSUH0twcM_Hwztt5dYePTxcW5xOTK


The quality Paul Turner has a youtube playlist of Liverpool videos for the Liverpool in the 1970's, here:-

www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LYRNyujR4E&list=PL2Pw6E_pxDEyE99oxpvn_vlob3uq3iekK

















'This is Anfield - from Shankly to Houllier' (2000; 62 minutes):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/mA66oYQpgfg" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/mA66oYQpgfg</a>



'The Boot Room - Liverpool Football Club' (2020; 7 minute video):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/Vcpg_X9VW-E" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/Vcpg_X9VW-E</a>



'Paisley's Liverpool hat-trick (1981)' - a 1 minute video from UEFA:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/mK4YHXVRduk" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/mK4YHXVRduk</a>

^ or click here to watch - www.youtube.com/watch?v=mK4YHXVRduk



'League Cup Classic: Liverpool 2-1 Manchester United | Whelan's worldie wins it at Wembley' (1983; Bob Paisley goes up the Wembley steps to collect the trophy):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/E9KS3WEv1ck" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/E9KS3WEv1ck</a>



'100 Players Who Shook The Kop - #56 - Bob Paisley' (4 minute video):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/6JOMHozkQdY" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/6JOMHozkQdY</a>





In this 'Liverpool Season Review videos' post linked below, scroll down to see more videos covering the history of the club - and obviously featuring Bob Paisley too:-

www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=112969.msg16108641#msg16108641



A mini-index of RAWK's 'Liverpool Audio / Video thread' content info; for years gone by, recent times, Season Reviews, Cup Final victories - Domestic, European, and World, etc:-

www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=345769.msg17787576#msg17787576












Some basic info on the great man:-

Wikipedia Page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Paisley

Liverpool Wiki Page : https://liverpoolfc.fandom.com/wiki/Bob_Paisley

LiverpoolFC.com page : www.liverpoolfc.com/history/heroes/bob-paisley

LFCHistory.net Page : www.lfchistory.net/Managers/Manager/Profile/10


Some of Bob's quotes: https://sportmob.com/en/article/978251-Greatest-Bob-Paisley-quotes-a-Complete-Collection

www.planetfootball.com/quick-reads/17-of-the-best-bob-paisley-quotes-on-liverpool-100-years-on-from-his-birth

https://historyofsoccer.info/bob_paisley

https://thesefootballtimes.co/2016/05/05/bob-paisley-the-gentle-man-who-couldnt-stop-winning

www.theversed.com/53962/bob-paisley-english-footballs-most-successful-manager/#.pklUnf3n6U

www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/bob-paisley-s-hard-edge-and-eye-for-talent-at-liverpool-recalled-on-20th-anniversary-of-death-a6866826.html

www.si.com/soccer/2019/08/05/bob-paisley-understated-tactician-who-conquered-all-europe-liverpool

www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/28772320












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• A mini-index of RAWK's 'Liverpool Audio / Video thread' content info for years gone by, recent times, Season Reviews, Cup Final victories - Domestic, European, and World, etc:-


www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=345769.msg17787576#msg17787576 & www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=112969.0


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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #53 on: February 22, 2022, 10:22:39 pm »
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It saddens me that we'll never see a European Cup bandied around so casually by a Liverpool manager again. A lovely sight.
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Re: Sir Bob Paisley. 20 Years.
« Reply #54 on: February 28, 2022, 09:50:01 am »
It saddens me that we'll never see a European Cup bandied around so casually by a Liverpool manager again. A lovely sight.

Another football great from a time when the game was ours. As you will know, Matt Busby captain of Liverpool took a great interest in the young fella that arrived at Anfield in May 1939 and from there was formed a lifelong friendship between the two football greats. A gentler time when mates would kick lumps out of each other for 90 minutes and then have a view bevvies together. When I think about it, a bit like our Sunday morning League matches used to be eh?  ;) ;) ;)
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