July 1, 2013 at 9:52 am

The Rise and Fall of Football Empires

When Alex Ferguson became Manchester United manager in November 1986, United were languishing second bottom in the First Division table. After a 3–1 win at Queens Park Rangers two days later, Liverpool – under the management of newly appointed Kenny Dalglish – moved to the top of the league. But the first cracks in a great footballing empire had already begun to show, just as the foundations of another were being laid.

 

Read the full article on This is Anfield.

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