Liverpool defender in the 1960s and '70s who eventually became the team's manager.
He played in the North American Soccer League with the Philadelphia Atoms in 1973.
He took over a Liverpool team in dizzying decline in the mid 1990s, and despite his efforts could not reverse the momentum for several years; but by 1998 he gathered talented players like Karlheinz Riedle and Paul Ince.
He was born in Bootle, Lancashire, England.
After his departure Liverpool went through four more managers, before another former defenseman, Brendan Rodgers, took over in 2012.