Arise Sir Kenny

(June 23, 2011)
 Kenny DalglishKopsteve-rotheram-looking away    
Labour's Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotherham has called on his Parliamentary colleagues to sign an Early Day Motion which calls for the Anfield legend, Kenny Dalglish, to be knighted.

It says: “Any award would be a fitting tribute to the Hillsborough families’ unstinting campaign for justice for the 96.”

Steve, a Liverpool season ticket holder, only avoided being caught up in the 1989 disaster when he swapped his ticket for the Leppings Lane End 15 minutes before kick-off.

He recalls, “The idea came out of a conversation I was having with Margaret Aspinall [chairwoman of the Hillsborough Family Support Group] about a way of recognising Kenny Dalglish. I hope to get cross-party support for the EDM and give Kenny and the 96, the recognition they deserve.

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