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Kenny & Marina Dalglish

Scotsman Kenneth Mathieson ‘Kenny’ Dalglish MBE was a football player for over 20 years, playing for teams such as Celtic and Liverpool among others. He is Scotland's most capped player of all time (102) and scored a total of 30 goals.

Kenny & Marina Dalglish

With the Scottish national team, he went to three FIFA World Cups: Germany 1974, Argentina 1978 and Spain 1982. As a manager, he has led his clubs to victory on numerous occasions. For example, three English league titles and two FA Cups for Liverpool and another league title for Blackburn Rovers. In 1995 he was awarded Premier League Manager of the Year.

Kenny and Marina were married on 26th November 1974. Together they created The Marina Dalglish Appeal in 2004 to raise money for cancer care. Among their many achievements, they were able to open a Centre for Oncology at University Hospital Aintree in 2007 thanks to the £1,500,000 they raised. In July 2011, Dalglish was awarded an honorary degree by the University of Ulster for his services to football and his charitable work.