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The two legendary Bills in 1960/1961. Liddell and Shankly with TV Williams, chairman of Liverpool and the Lord Mayor of Liverpool

Liddell and Shankly in 1960/1961 with TV Williams, chairman of Liverpool and the Lord Mayor of Liverpool.

Billy in a dress in 1951.

Billy in a dress in 1951. "His wife would do pantomines and he was a dame" - Rena Liddell, Billy's sister

The Liverpool FC version of the Beatles in Ked Dodds' Christmas show. Comedian Dodd, who was a good friend of Billy's, is seen here with Ian St John, Rowdy Yeats and Billy.

Billy along with Ian St John and Ron Yeats in the Liverpool FC version of the Beatles in Ked Dodds' Christmas show.

Billy celebrating Liverpool's championship win in 1964. With him are former Red, Ray Lambert and Liverpool's winger of the day, Peter Thompson

Billy celebrating Liverpool's championship win in 1964 with Ray Lambert and Liverpool's winger Peter Thompson.

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Billy playing snooker with the Liverpool lads

Billy playing snooker with the Liverpool lads.

The Liverpool team and their wives dancing the night away after Liverpool's championship's win in 1947

Celebrating Liverpool's championship's win in 1947.

Billy and his teammates: Dick White, Louis Bimpson, John Molyneux and Alan A' Court

Billy and his Liverpool teammates: Dick White, Louis Bimpson, John Molyneux and Alan A' Court "dressed to kill" on 2nd of February 1955.

 

 

In 1967, Liddell played in a charity match to generate funds for Bankfield House Community Centre. More than 10,000 people watched Liddell play opposite Ferenc Puskás at South Liverpool's Holly Park ground.

In 1967, Liddell played in a charity match to generate funds for Bankfield House Community Centre. More than 10,000 people watched Liddell play opposite Ferenc Puskás at South Liverpool's Holly Park ground.

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Billy with Liverpool players in the 1975-76 season

Billy Liddell with Liverpool players of the successful 1975-76 season.

Liddell appears on This Is Your Life in honour of Bob Paisley on 12th November 1977

Liddell appears on This Is Your Life in honour of Bob Paisley on 12th November 1977

King Billy quote

"We went to Birmingham, had a pre match meal of boiled potatoes, chicken and rice pudding. It was the middle of winter, the pitch was frozen, it was hard underneath and wet on top. In those days, there were no rubber boots, so they came out with plimsolls on. They were five up in a quarter of an hour. We could not keep our feet! We lost another four in the second half and Billy Liddell’s one goal was the best of the ten! He cut through the middle and lambasted it right into the top corner of the net past the English goalkeeper Gill Merrick.

He was a very well balanced player, how he kept his balance I don’t know, he was playing centre forward, which is another reason I was able to get in the team, because he was switched from the left wing where he was scoring six goals a season, to up front where he was getting 20-30 goals every year. It was Liddellpool in those days, and while he was doing that, I was getting more experience on the wing."

Alan A'Court - Liverpool 1952-1964 (asked by LFChistory.net on the rather dubious claim to fame of being part of the side that recorded the heaviest loss in Liverpool’s history, a 9-1 defeat to Birmingham)

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