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Graeme James Souness (born 6 May 1953) is a Scottish former professional footballer. Football manager and a current football pundit on Sky Sports.
Souness brought up in the Saughton Mains area of Edinburgh. And supported local side Hearts and Rangers signed memorabilia. As a teenager, Souness played for local boys’ club North Merchiston.
His career began as an apprentice at Tottenham Hotspur under Bill Nicholson. He signed professional forms as a 15-year-old in 1968. Frustrated at a lack of first-team opportunities, the teenage Souness reputedly informed Nicholson he was the best player at the club. Souness made one first-team appearance for Spurs, in a UEFA Cup tie as a substitute.
During the summer of 1972, Souness played in the North American Soccer League for the Montreal Olympique. Additionally, he appeared in 10 of his team’s 14 matches and named in the league’s All-Star team for that season.
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Spurs sold Souness to Middlesbrough for £30,000 in 1972. Making his first appearance for Middlesbrough on 6 January 1973 in a 2–1 league defeat to Fulham at Craven Cottage. His first goal came on 11 December 1973 in a 3–0 league victory over Preston North End at Ayresome Park.
Tenacious style began to garner acclaim during his time at Middlesbrough. His first season saw Middlesbrough finish fourth, two places and 14 points short of promotion. Jack Charlton appointed Middlesbrough manager. His first managerial post, in May 1973. One of Charlton’s first signings, experienced former Celtic midfielder Bobby Murdoch. A fellow Scot whom Graeme Souness signed memorabilia later cited as an important influence in the development of his playing style. Promotion as champions of the Second Division followed in 1973–74. Souness’ influence demonstrated when he scored a hat-trick in the season’s final fixture, an 8–0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday.
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Playing career is best remembered for his seven seasons at Liverpool, where he won five League Championships, three European Cups and four League Cups.
Souness’ time at Anfield began in January 1978 as a replacement for veteran Ian Callaghan. After winning his first European Cup in 1977, Liverpool autographs manager Bob Paisley sought reinforcements by signing three Scottish players, all of whom were to contribute substantially to further success. Central defender Alan Hansen arrived from Partick Thistle for £110,000. Kenny Dalglish – an established Scottish international – signed shirts from Celtic for a then British record fee of £440,000. Souness formed the final part of the Scottish triumvirate; leaving Middlesbrough in acrimonious circumstances for a club-record fee of £350,000 on 10 January 1978.
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Souness’ Liverpool debut came in a 1–0 league victory over West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on 14 January 1978. His first goal – a volley from just inside the penalty box, eventually awarded fans’ goal of the season – came in a 3–1 win over bitter rivals Manchester United at Anfield on 25 February 1978.
Souness played a critical role in Liverpool’s retention of the European Cup against FC Bruges in 1978 at Wembley Stadium. Providing the pass for Kenny Dalglish autographs to score the match’s only goal.
Sustained success followed. Souness’s first League title medals won in seasons 1978–79 and 1979–80. Also, a second European Cup medal for Graeme Souness autographs arrived in 1981 with a 1–0 victory over Real Madrid; the culmination of a campaign in which Souness scored a hat-trick in the quarter-final against CSKA Sofia.