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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

"The trouble was not cleared and Liverpool advanced again. Payne had gone flying down the wing and only Liddell had kept up with the pace of this speedy winger. As the ball came across, Liddell had switched inside to the centre forward position and his diving header crashed against the bar, only to be picked up close to the half way line by Paisley. This time Baron made a cute pass to Smith who, with outstretched leg, directed the ball against the upright. The ball came out and LIDDELL soon had it in the net at the 10th minute. I swear one day when Liddell fires the ball in from this range it will either burst the net or will seriously injure a goalkeeper."

From Liverpool Echo's match report on Tottenham – Liverpool on 1st December 1951

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