Playing Stats by Year
- Scores the goal at Chelsea in May that clinches the league title, becoming the first player-manager to win the championship.
- Plays in the FA Cup final a week later where a 3-1 win over Everton completes the classic English double, again the first player-manager to achieve the feat.
- Perhaps more significantly, he is also the first and so far only Liverpool manager to have won the Double.
- Named Manager of the Year.
- Passes the half-century of Cup goals for Liverpool, becoming the first player to score 50 or more in knock-out competitions in Scotland and England.
- Is made a Freeman of the city of Glasgow by the Lord Provost, Robert Gray in March.
- Two days later, he wins his 100th Scotland cap in the 3-0 win over Romania. Before kick-off he is presented with a silver cap, with nine-carat gold braiding, by Franz Beckenbaur, as a gift from the Scottish FA. Dalglish takes over as captain for the night from former club team-mate Graeme Souness.
- Plays in a Scottish testimonial match held for him at Hampden Park between an Alex Ferguson-managed team of home-based players and an Anglo side managed by Tommy Docherty. Scores for both sides as Docherty's team win 5-2 in front of a 30,000-strong crowd.
- A knee injury prevents him from becoming the first Briton to play in four World Cup Final tournaments after his appearances in West Germany (74), Argentina (78) and Spain (82).
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(Substitute appearances in brackets)