On this day in 1978 Scottish midfielder Graeme Souness became a Red.
Joining Liverpool from Middlesbrough as a replacement for Ian Callaghan who had just departed on loan to newly founded American side, Fort Lauderdale Strikers (liquidated in 1983). Arriving at Liverpool halfway through the 1977/78 campaign, Souness helped Liverpool to their second European Cup in a 1-0 victory over Club Brugge KV.
Throughout his seven seasons as a player with Liverpool, Souness made 359 appearances across all competitions for the Reds, scoring 55 goals and accruing a total of 15 winners medals, lifting the League title 5 times, the League Cup 4 times and the European Cup and Charity Shield 3 times each. Souness returned to Anfield in April 1991 as a manager, overseeing them for two and a half seasons, leaving in January 1994, winning the FA Cup in ’92 during his tenure in the Anfield hot-seat.