The original bobpaisley.com (click on image for a larger version)
The original website was created by Derek Dohren in 2001 and purchased by LFChistory.net in February 2008. LFChistory.net has added a lot of quotes, photos, stories and articles and will update regularly with interesting articles from Paisley's life and times.
Bobpaisley.com was relaunched by LFChistory.net on 17th February 2009.
The following have been invaluable in helping us put together this website:
Bob Paisley - An autobiography (1983)
Bob Paisley's personal view of the First Team Squad of 1986-87 as told to Clive Tyldesley (1987)
Bob Paisley - My 50 Golden Reds (1990)
Bob Paisley - Manager of the Millennium - John Keith (1999)
Karl Brodrick "Wooltonian"
Peter Etherington "Evo"
Siggi from LFCwallpapers.com
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"It was 1977 and Liverpool had reached their first European Cup Final. I was working for the BBC and had this idea of filming the mass Liverpudlian exodus to Rome. In his own words Bob thought it 'was a bloody good idea'. I then expanded and explained how the BBC was forking out £3,000 worth of expenditure on the project and in return it would be good if we could film in the dressing room. 'There's no problem with that,' was his reply. My only problem now was the Italian FA, who refused me entry into the stadium. 'Just leave it to me,' said Bob. 'Kevin Keegan can carry the cameras, Emlyn Hughes the lights and Phil Neal whatever else. You put on a tracksuit and wear the number 14 shirt underneath.'
So off we went on the team coach to the Olympic Stadium and into the marble floored dressing room. It was not long though before the Italian officials began to smell a rat and so to put them off the scent Bob ordered me to take a walk around the pitch with the rest of the players and wave to the fans! When the time arrived for the team to walk out I followed them in single file out of the tunnel and onto the pitch. I then took my place alongside Bob, Ronnie Moran and the Liverpool subs on the bench, having to pinch myself that this was really happening. Watching such a momentous match as that from the touchline next to Bob was an unbelievable experience."
Stuart Hall - esteemed TV and radio journalist