But last season's remarkable promotion to the Premier League - which kicked off after the inaugural Shankly
Trophy at the John Smith's Stadium - now pits the two sides against each other once again.
JASON McATEER sees shade of Bill Shankly
in Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp.
But as we mark the 100th anniversary of his birth tomorrow, Bill Shankly
will rightly be remembered as football's most special manager - whatever Jose Mourinho wishes to call himself.
DECEMBER 14 1959 - Shankly
takes over at Anfield with Liverpool having spent five seasons in the Second Division.
THE author of an award-winning fictional account of Brian Clough's ill-fated stint at Leeds United is writing a new novel about another footballing legend - Liverpool manager Bill Shankly
'S family watched in pride last night as the legendary former Liverpool manager became an honorary citizen of the city.
The hotel developer's boss, Lawrence Kenwright, says he is selling the Shankly
Hotel and 30 James Street to help the company continue its expansion in Liverpool and beyond.
TheLiverpoolmanager should have scrapped that debrief of despair, turned off the Melwood lights and simply hit play on 'Shankly
- Nature's Fire'.
That was when the legendary Bill Shankly
blew the final whistle on his Leeds Road stay to join Liverpool.
Everyone wanted to take the Ferry across the Mersey but Alex Totten was happy enough to take the train to Liverpool Lime Street Station after Bill Shankly
, right, called.
Why don't you come out, you cowards?" Shankly
was suspicious of a light bulb in his hotel room in Eastern Europe "Chairman Mao has never seen a greater show of red strength than today." Shankly
's reaction to the reception Liverpool received following the 1974 FA Cup win over Newcastle United.
And 45,000 people will split the Merseyside sky with the sound of tumultuous applause for Bill Shankly