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Reds honour legend Billy Liddell
The Billy Liddell plaque
Billy Liddell is rated as one of Liverpool's greatest players
A permanent memorial to Liverpool FC player Billy Liddell was due to be unveiled at Anfield on Thursday.

The memorial was suggested to Liverpool chairman David Moores and Rick Parry, chief executive, by BBC Radio soccer phone-in host John Keith.

It will be unveiled by the Scot's widow Phyllis and Ian Callaghan, who holds the appearances record for Liverpool.

Liddell, who captained the club several times, scored 228 goals in 534 games, and was leading scorer eight times.

He played a key part in the Reds' championship win in the first season after the war and is often rated on a par with his compatriot Kenny Dalglish as the club's greatest player.

An accountant, he became bursar of the University of Liverpool and was a magistrate

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