1980/81: Paisley in a class of his own



Did you know?

Liverpool FC's triumph meant that Bob Paisley became the first, and to date only, coach to win three European Cups.

Also in this year

• Karl-Heinz Rummenigge tops an all-West German top three in the Ballon d'Or voting, ahead of Paul Breitner and Bernd Schuster.

• Swede Björn Borg wins the French Open, the last of his 11 Grand Slam tennis titles.

• Greece becomes the tenth member of the European Community, which later becomes known as the European Union.

• United States President Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II survive assassination attempts.