# bob paisley

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# Looking Back
'As I walked into the room, Paisley says, ‘Grobble-de-jack, would you like to play for Liverpool?’'
In an extract from ‘Life in a Jungle,’ Bruce Grobbelaar recalls how he signed for Liverpool.
'He wanted to do other things with his life for a year or two'
The end of Bob Paisley’s tenure at Liverpool is recalled.
# Looking Back
'I thought we would win it in my time... From there on you would have expected to go forward'
In extract from a new book on Liverpool FC, Roy Evans recalls his talented but flawed Reds side.
# Looking Back
'There were tears in his eyes... That was unusual for him'
In an extract from ‘Quiet Genius,’ Bob Paisley’s final days as Liverpool manager are remembered.
# Contenders
Which of these 7 sports books deserves to win the prestigious William Hill prize?
Jonathan Eig’s book on Muhammad Ali is among this year’s stellar connection.
# supersub
'It was ultra-competitive. You had guys willing to kick their grandmother to get in the team'
David Fairclough chats to The42 about his bittersweet time at Liverpool and beyond.
# essential reading
Here are the 7 sports books shortlisted for the William Hill prize
The choices, which have been whittled down from a longlist of 16, also include Centaur, the memoir of jockey Declan Murphy.
# essential reading
Here are the 16 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize
Judy Murray’s book on life with her son Andy and a biography on the late Muhammad Ali are among the contenders.
# Interview
'He was tougher than I thought... The players didn't all like him that much'
Author and journalist Ian Herbert chats to The42 about legendary Liverpool manager Bob Paisley.
It's 30 years since Jack Charlton arrived but the FAI wanted a Liverpool icon instead
Bob Paisley was the choice of the majority but a controversial voting process changed the course of Irish football history.
# exam time
Quiz: How big a Liverpool fan are you?
Ahead of this weekend’s big Merseyside Derby, we test whether you know your Phil Babbs from your Phil Neals?
# common traits
26 signs that you’re a hardcore Liverpool fan
Do you know all the words to the Anfield Rap? Then you probably have an unhealthy obsession with the club.