• 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

    1.
    GV PAN: Dalglish scoring for Celtic against Dundee United. (2 shots)
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    2.
    SV: Celtic fans
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    3.
    GV PAN: Dalglish playing for Scotland and scoring against Sweden (2 shots)
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    4.
    SV: Dalglish signing for Liverpool
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    5.
    SV: newsmen
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    6.
    SV: Dalglish completing contract.
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    KENDALL: "Today Dalglish, who's 26, went to Anfield to complete the signing. He's been bought with the money Hamburg paid Liverpool for Kevin Keegan. This year he's shown the goal-scoring from that Liverpool hope will make him the ideal replacement for Keegan."




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    SPORT: SOCCER
    TELERECORDING
    REPORTER: KENNETH KENDALL

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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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  • Data

    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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