Bob Paisley, one of the most successful managers in English soccer has died.
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1. CLOSE UP OF BOB PAISLEY
2. BOB PAISLEY TRAINING THE LIVERPOOL TEAM WEMBLEY, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 1978) (RTV -- SCHEDULED NEWS ONLY, ACCESS ALL)
3. KENNY DALGLISH SCORES THE WINNING GOAL IN THE 1978 EUROPEAN CUP FINAL VERSUS BRUGES LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (BBC NEWS - NO ACCESS UK)
4. LIVERPOOL FANS CELEBRATING
5. LIVERPOOL WITH CUP LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 1979) (BBC NEWS -- SCHEDULED NEWS ONLY, NO ACCESS UK)
6. TERRY MCDERMOTT SCORES IN LIVERPOOL'S 3-0 WIN OVER ASTON VILLA TO GIVE THEM THE LEAGUE TITLE
7. LIVERPOOL FANS CHEERING
8. LIVERPOOL TEAM CELEBRATING
9. BOB PAISLEY TALKING ABOUT THE VICTORY (ENGLISH) LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 1981) (BBC NEWS -- NO ACCESS UK)
10. GRAHAM SOUNESS RETURNS TO LIVERPOOL WITH THE EUROPEAN CUP WEMBLEY, UNITED KINGDOM (MARCH 28, 1983) (BBC SPORT -- NO ACCESS UK, NO ACCESS CNN)
11. ALAN KENNEDY SCORES FOR LIVERPOOL IN MILK CUP FINAL AGAINST MANCHESTER UNITED
12. PAISLEY STANDS UP AND APPLAUDS
13. RONNIE WHELAN SCORES FOR LIVERPOOL
14. BOB PAISLEY RECEIVES MILK CUP TROPHY AND RAISES IT TO APPLAUSE OF CROWD
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Background: Bob Paisley, one of the most successful managers in English soccer has died. He was 77.
Paisley was boss of Liverpool from 1974 until 1983 and won 13 trophies in nine years with the club including six league championships and three European Cups.
Paisley died in a Liverpool nursing home on Wednesday (February 14) after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease.
He built on the foundations of the modern Liverpool club laid by his predecessor Bill Shankly to maintain Liverpool as one of the world's great club sides.
During his managerial reign Paisley led Liverpool to six English League championships, three European Cup wins, three League Cup successes and a UEFA Cup win. Under his managership they only finished lower than second in the league once.
Liverpool never won the F.A. Cup under Paisley -- an honour he missed as a Liverpool player as well -- but he was voted manager of the year a record six times.
Paisley, who was 77 last month, joined Liverpool after helping north eastern side Bishop Auckland win the F.A. Amateur Cup in 1939 and rose through the Anfield playing ranks to become a member of Liverpool's championship-winning team of 1947.
He scored the winning goal for Liverpool in the 1950 F.A. Cup semifinal against Everton, but was left out of the side that lost to Arsenal in the F.A. Cup final, always a major disappointment to him.
Although he played 278 league and cup matches for Liverpool between 1946 and 1954, he made a far more significant contribution to the club as manager.
In June 1983, he decided to retire as manager but stayed at the club until 1992 as an advisor to successors Joe Fagan and Kenny Dalglish.
By this time he had served Liverpool for 44 years as player, manager and director, and finally retired due to failing health.
Paisley provided a complete contrast to the charismatic Shankly and he never delivered the quick quip or acid put-down that characterised Shankly's reign.
A cheerful, avuncular figure, his gifts did not include mass communication and he always seemed slightly ill at ease in front of television cameras or at a news conference.
He was far more comfortable chatting with his closest friends and colleagues over a cup of tea in the famous Anfield boot room.
Paisley's place in English managerial history has been questioned by those who insist he simply reaped the rewards of solid Shankly foundation work.
That may be partly true. But it was Paisley who signed Anfield high-achievers such as Graeme Souness, Alan Hansen, KennyDalglish and Terry McDermott -- and moulded them into one of the most formidable club forces in the world.