Sir Alex Ferguson to attend Kenny Dalglish ceremony at Anfield

Sir Alex Ferguson to attend Kenny Dalglish ceremony at Anfield
From ESPN - October 13, 2017

Kenny Dalglish insists there was never any bad blood between him and Sir Alex Ferguson as the former Manchester United manager will attend a ceremony honouring the Liverpool legend on Friday.

Anfield's Centenary Stand will officially become the Kenny Dalglish Stand on Friday ahead of Liverpool's encounter with arch-rivals United this weekend.

Among the guests at Friday's renaming ceremony will be Dalglish's family, friends and former teammates, as well as Ferguson and Sir Bobby Charlton.

"His actions speak louder than 1,000 words with him and Sir Bobby coming over," Dalglish said of Ferguson.

"They did exactly the same after Hillsborough. They were over here early. There is rivalry on and off the pitch but when it comes to something like that there is not even a doubt about it -- they will be over here supporting us and hopefully we would do the same for them.

"Away from working, there has never been a problem with him. Never, ever been a problem.

A special day ahead for #KingKenny.

Watch live coverage of the official Kenny Dalglish Stand renaming.


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"We defended our football clubs and our fans as best we could. How can you criticise someone who is totally supportive of his club? That is what you want as a supporter -- someone who is defensive of your club and wants to make a contribution. He made a massive contribution to Manchester United.

"If someone came to manage Liverpool and never stood their corner, I do not think the punters would be happy with that. He was exactly the same for Manchester United.

"He represents his club fantastically well and I have tried my best to represent the club I was at. I do not see anything wrong with that.

"After the end of the game, there was never any animosity or dissent from either of us. There would always be a drink.

"When I came back [for second spell as manager] and we had that first game at Old Trafford he shouted to me when I was walking on to the pitch 'are you coming in for a drink after?'


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