• Short Summary

    Scottish football star Kenny Dalglish has been signed by European champions Liverpool for a record British transfer fee of GBP400,000 (US dollars 6,000).

  • Description

    Scottish football star Kenny Dalglish has been signed by European champions Liverpool for a record British transfer fee of GBP400,000 (US dollars 6,000). The former Celtic player is a replacement for Kevin Keegan, who went to Hamburg for GBP500,000 (US dollars 7,500).

    SYNOPSIS: Dalglish has played for Scotland 47 times and joined Glasgow Celtic scorer for Celtic in matches like this one against Dundee in January -- and for Scotland against foreign opposition-in this case Sweden. On Wednesday (10 August) Dalglish got what he called his 'golden chance' when he signed for Liverpool, as the BBC's Kenneth Kendall describes:
    The previous British record for a transfer fee was held by Everton, who paid was held by Everton, who paid Birmingham GBP350,000 (US dollars 525,000) for Bob Latchford in 1974.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADSDDCEAXRCG195A0BRGCVKUCL
    Media URN:
    VLVADSDDCEAXRCG195A0BRGCVKUCL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/08/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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