Playing Stats by Year
- First season in which Dalglish does not start a single match for Liverpool, making only 2 substitute appearances.
- Manages the tean to their second league title under his command.
- Sees his team equal Leeds United's record of 29 First Division games unbeaten from the start of the season, the run ending ironically at Everton in March.
- Dreams of a second double evaporate after a dramatic 1-0 loss to Wimbledon in the FA Cup final after a John Aldridge penalty is saved by Dave Beasant, the first-ever spot kick failure in an FA Cup final at Wembley.
- Named Manager of the Year for the second time.
(Substitute appearances in brackets)