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MPs bridge gap for Reds legend

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GEORGE Galloway and Jim Shannon are unlikely allies, but they have joined forces to remember Bill Shankly, the legendary Liverpool football manager who was born 100 years ago.

Galloway tabled a Commons motion that recalls Shankly was "one of nine children, five of whom became professional footballers".

The motion, which the DUP man supports, also notes he was a socialist and "the first song he learnt was Red Flag".

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