PM: I’m sad to hear of Bill Shankly’s retirement

July 13, 1974
Prime Minister Harold Wilson said: “I’m sad to hear of Bill’s retirement. He has done so much for football.”

Liverpool and England skipper Emlyn Hughes: “They’ll need four blokes to replace him.”

Comedian Ken Dodd: “It’s a sad day. I’m ‘discumsoccerated’. No tribute is too high.”
(Source: Daily Mirror: July 13, 1974)

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