Liverpool’s Gesture Towards United Legends Proves That Respect Trumps Rivalry

Liverpool’s’ Centenary Stand at Anfield is all set to be renamed as the Kenny Dalglish stand and the ceremony will have a few unexpected guests.

The stand will be renamed on Friday and a host of Liverpool legends are going to attend the ceremony. Former players like Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher will be present during the ceremony obliging to the request of Kenny Dalglish himself.

But the biggest surprise of the day is sure to be the presence of Sir Alex Ferguson and Sir Bobby Charlton. United travel to the Merseyside on Saturday in order to take on Liverpool in what is perhaps the most famous derby in England but the two Man Utd legends will be present at Anfield 24 hours before the game in order to celebrate the renaming of the stand.

Dalglish said, “Fergie’s actions speak louder than 1,000 words, him and Bobby coming over,

“They did exactly the same after Hillsborough. They were over here early doors. There is rivalry on and off the pitch but when it comes to something like that there is not even a doubt about it – they will be over here supporting us and hopefully, we would do the same for them.

“The show was never about us. We never made the show. We did our jobs. We defended our football clubs, our fans, as best we could. We are probably both more balanced now but it is part of your job to represent your football club as best you can, on and off the pitch. I think most people who come out of football are more relaxed, myself included.”

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