Bill Shankly

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Statesman, commander in chief
How the Red vision has grown
His family have to share
The man millions claim as their own

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 “Success for the people”
Through “success for the club”
Glenbuck’s gift turned the boot room
Into a fragrant flowering shrub

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Toll the Anfield bells
They ring loud for Bill Shankly
Ushering in the golden age
He made the people happy

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Number7
© Emdad Rahman


William “Bill” Shankly, OBE (2 September 1913 – 29 September 1981)

Remembering a true legend on the 30th Anniversary of his death.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/bill-shankly-2/