Bill Shankly On Ability and Courage

When you’re looking for players you’re looking for ability. But you’re looking for courage as well. Ability without courage is no good. The two of them combine something. I mean courage to control the ball in gross situations. Not to be afraid of the opposition.

Bill Shankly

This might be called the Shankly formula for success. Ability + Courage = Footballing Greatness.