Kennedy - a classy and crucial part of Liverpool's era of dominance

Ray Kennedy, who has died at the age of 70, was one of the most complete and decorated footballers of his generation. He will be remembered as a key component of Arsenal's 1971 league and FA Cup Double-winning side before moving to Liverpool, completing a £200,000 transfer on the day legendary manager Bill Shankly resigned on 12 July 1974.
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Ray Kennedy was a shining beacon of elegance but packed a heavyweight punch

There were some people who thought Ray Kennedy was too big, too awkward and too slow to play in the Liverpool midfield. The 70-year-old, who died today, had an unusual physique for the role. Bill Shankly, who signed him from Arsenal, described Kennedy as looking like Rocky Marciano, the only undefeated world heavyweight boxing champion. Kennedy certainly packed a punch. Appearances can be deceiving. Kennedy was a shining beacon of elegance in the English game. He glided over the boggy pitches of the late 1970s and early ‘80s. Even in a brilliant Liverpool side packed with superstars, the Northumbrian...
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Ray Kennedy dead: Arsenal and Liverpool legend passes away at the age of 70

Arsenal are mourning the death of former player Ray Kennedy who has passed away at the age of 70. Kennedy made over 200 appearances for the Gunners and was part of the side that won the league title and FA Cup double in the 1970/71 season. He also won the Inter-Cities Fairs cup during his spell at Highbury.

IIFX names several industry leaders Distinguished Fellows

The Innovation Institute for Fan Experience (IIFX) has added four industry leaders to join the Institute's Distinguished Fellows. John Beattie, Brian Herbert, Matt Payne and Eileen Williams will join the 14 current Distinguished Fellows. John Beattie currently serves as the Stadium and Facilities Director for the Arsenal Football Club and...

The 7 players to get four assists in one PL game: Cazorla, Kane, Pogba…

The Premier League has had its fair share of top quality creators over the years, with world-class midfielders, unselfish strikers and recently attacking full-backs providing the service. While players have scored four or more in a single Premier League game on a number of occasions, four-assist hauls have been less...

Arsenal Double winner Ray Kennedy dies age 70

Ray Kennedy, the man whose header won Arsenal the league title at White Hart Lane in 1971, has passed away aged 70. The striker, who went on to enjoy a trophy-laden stint at Liverpool between 1974-1982, had suffered from Parkinson’s in the latter stages of his career and throughout the rest of his life.

Ray Kennedy: Farewell to a true Arsenal hero

Ray Kennedy, the Arsenal hero, Liverpool legend, and England thoroughbred has sadly passed away after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 70. The quiet man from Northumberland was admired as an intelligent and progressive footballer, and respected as a man for the dignity and determination he brought to his at times punishing struggle with illness.
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Sunderland’s injury worries mount as Jack Diamond scores for Harrogate Town again while Burnley are reportedly show interest in League One star

Here are all the latest stories that have emerged from the Stadium of Light and beyond after another hectic day of League One football. Luke O’Nien will miss at least three-months of action because of a shoulder injury that requires surgery. Lee Johnson revealed yesterday that O’Nien will be missing...

Woman to pay £22 for assaulting police officer in Haringey

A woman will only have to pay £22 after assaulting a police officer in Haringey. Shomarai Davis assaulted the officer by beating him on November 18, Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court heard. The court was told the incident occurred whilst the officer was “acting in the exercise of his functions”. Davis,...

Man arrested in South Canterbury over Palmerston North shooting

A man has been arrested in Twizel, South Canterbury this morning in relation to a shooting in Palmerston North early this month. The shooting happened in Highbury on 2 November. The 28-year-old Manawatū man has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. He will appear in...

Sunday Lunch @ The Woodbine

Nestled in lower Highbury along blackstock road you will find our warm and welcoming Irish pub - the perfect pub for a proper Sunday feast and a fantastic spot to spend a lazy afternoon with family and friends. Each and every Sunday the kitchen offers a great range of delicious...

Shop local, and back the LTNs

• CONCERNING La Fromagerie, (‘LTNs are killing the high street – people want Deliveroo’, November 12) none of us wish to see independent businesses do anything other than thrive. There are well over three-quarters of a million potential customers within four or five often walkable, or busable, or cycleable miles...