Arise, Sir Kenny

The Sunday Independent - - World -

LONDON: For­mer Liverpool player and man­ager Kenny Dal­glish was knighted on Fri­day.

The An­field icon was hon­oured by Queen El­iz­a­beth II for ser­vices to foot­ball, char­ity and the city of Liverpool.

Dal­glish, 67, was the only sportsper­son knighted in the Queen’s Birth­day List, while Bournemouth striker Jer­main De­foe and boxer An­thony Joshua also re­ceived hon­ours.

“I am hugely proud to have ac­cepted the ac­co­lade,” Dal­glish said.

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