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Graeme Souness
SOUNESS
Personal information
Full name Graeme James Souness
Date of birth 6 May 1953 (1953-05-06) (age 67)
Place of birth    Edinburgh, Scotland Scotland
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth clubs
Scotland Tynecastle Boys Club
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
1970–1972
1972
1972–1978
1977
1978–1984
1984–1986
1986–1991
Total
England Tottenham Hotspur
Flag of CanadaMontreal Olympique (loan)
England Middlesbrough
Flag of AustraliaWest Adelaide (loan)
England Liverpool
Flag of Italy Sampdoria
Scotland Rangers
0000(0)
010 00(2)
176 0(22)
0000(1)
247 0(38)
056 00(8)
050 00(3)
539 0(73)   
National team
1974–1986 Scotland Scotland 054 00(4)
Teams managed
1986–1991
1991–1994
1995–1996
1996–1997
1997
1997–1999
2000–2004
2004–2006
Scotland Rangers
England Liverpool
Flag of Turkey Galatasaray
England Southampton
Flag of Italy Torino
Flag of Portugal Benfica
England Blackburn Rovers
England Newcastle United

Graeme James Souness (born 6 May 1953) is a retired Scottish professional football player and manager, who played as a midfielder.

Souness was the captain of the successful Liverpool team of the early 1980s, player/manager of Rangers in the late 1980s and captain of the Scottish national team. He also played for Tottenham Hotspur, Middlesbrough and Sampdoria.

His managerial career began when he joined Rangers, leading them to three Scottish titles and four league cups, before joining Liverpool as manager. He went on to become manager of Galatasaray, Southampton, Torino, Benfica, Blackburn Rovers, and Newcastle United.

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Rangers Football Club - Managers

Wilton (1899–1920) • Struth (1920–54) • Symon (1954–67) • White (1967–69) • Thorntonc (1969) • Waddell (1969–72) • Wallace (1972–78) • McLeanc (1978) • Greig (1978–83) • Wallace (1983–86) • Tottenc (1986) • Smithc (1986) • Souness (1986–91) • Smith (1991–98) • Advocaat (1998–2001) • McLeish (2001–06) • Le Guen (2006–07) • Durrantc (2007) • Smith (2007–11) • McCoist (2011–14) • McDowallc (2014–15) • McCallc (2015) • Warburton (2015–17) • Murtyc (2017) • Caixinha (2017) • Murty (2017–18) • Nichollc (2018) • Gerrard (2018–)

Liverpool Football Club - Managers

Barclay and McKenna (1892–96) • Watson (1896–1915) • Ashworth (1919–23) • McQueen (1923–28) • Patterson (1928–36) • Kay (1936–51) • Welsh (1951–56) • Taylor (1956–59) • Shankly (1959–74) • Paisley (1974–83) • Fagan (1983–85) • Dalglish (1985–91) • Souness (1991–94) • Evans (1994–98) • Evans and Houllier (1998) • Houllier (1998–2004) • Benítez (2004–10) • Hodgson (2010–11) • Dalglish (2011–12) • Rodgers (2012–15) • Klopp (2015–)

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Southampton Football Club - Managers

Knight (1892–95s) • Robson (1895–96s) • McMinn (1896–97s) • Arnfield (1897–1911s) • Swift (1911–12) • Arnfield (1912–19s) • McIntyre (1919–24) • Goss (1924–1925s) • Chadwick (1925–31) • Kay (1931–36) • Goss (1936–37) • Parker (1937–43) • Dominy (1943–46) • Dodgin (1946–49) • Cann (1949–51) • Roughton (1952–55) • Bates (1955–73) • McMenemy (1973–85) • Nicholl (1985–91) • Branfoot (1991–94) • Ball (1994–95) • Merrington (1995–96) • Souness (1996–97) • Jones (1997–2000) • Hoddle (2000–01) • Gray (2001) • Strachan (2001–04) • Sturrock (2004) • Wigley (2004) • Redknapp (2004–05) • Bassett and Wise (2005c) • Burley (2005–08) • Gorman and Dodd (2008c) • Pearson (2008) • Poortvliet (2008–09) • Wotte (2009) • Pardew (2009–10) • Wilkins (2010c) • Adkins (2010–13) • Pochettino (2013–14) • Koeman (2014–16) Puel (2014–17)

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Blackburn Rovers Football Club - Managers

Mitchell (1884–96) • Walmsley (1896–03) • Middleton (1903–22) • Carr (1922–26) • Crompton (1926–31) • Barritt (1931–36) • Taylor (1936–38) • Crompton (1938–41) • Hapgood (1944–47) • Scott (1947–47) • Bruton (1947–49) • Bestall (1949–53) • Carey (1953–58) • Duncan (1958–60) • Marshall (1960–67) • Quigley (1967–70) • Carey (1970–71) • Furphy (1971–73) • Dinnisc (1973–74) • Lee (1974–75) • Smith (1975–78) • Pickeringc (1978) • Iley (1978) • Pickering (1978–79) • Kendall (1979–81) • Saxton (1981–86) • Parkesc (1986–87) • Mackay (1987–91) • Parkesc (1991) • Dalglish (1991–95) • Harford (1995–96) • Parkesc (1996–97) • Hodgson (1997–98) • Parkesc (1998) • Kidd (1998–99) • Parkesc (1999–2000) • Souness (2000–04) • Parkesc (2004) • Hughes (2004–08) • Ince (2008) • Allardyce (2008–10) • Kean (2010–12) • Blackc (2012) • Berg (2012) • Bowyerc (2012–13) • Appleton (2013) • Bowyer (2013–2015) • Lambert (2015–2016) • Coyle (2016–2017) • Mowbray (2017–)

Newcastle United Football Club - Managers

Cunningham (1930–35) • Mather (1935–39) • Seymour (1939–47) • Martin (1947–50) • Seymour (1950–54) • Livingstone (1954–56) • Seymour (1956–58) • Mitten (1958–61) • N. Smith (1961–62) • Harvey (1962–75) • Lee (1975–77) • Dinnis (1977) • McFaul (1977c) • McGarry (1977–80) • Cox (1980–84) • Charlton (1984–85) • McFaul (1985–88) • Suggett (1988c) • J. Smith (1988–91) • Saxton (1991c) • Ardiles (1991–92) • Keegan (1992–97) • McDermott (1997c) • Dalglish (1997–98) • Gullit (1998–99) • Clarke (1999c) • Robson (1999–2004) • Carver (2004c) • Souness (2004–06) • Roeder (2006–07) • Pearson (2007c) • Allardyce (2007–08) • Pearson (2008c) • Keegan (2008) • Hughton (2008c) • Kinnear (2008–09) • Hughton & Calderwood (2009a) • Shearer (2009) • Hughton (2009–10) • Beardsley (2010c) • Pardew (2010–14) • Carver (2015i) • McClaren (2015–16) • Benítez (2016–19) • Bruce (2019–)
(c) = caretaker manager; (a) = acting in regular manager's absence; (i) = interim

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Scotland – 1978 FIFA World Cup

1. Rough 2. Jardine 3. Donachie 4. Buchan 5. McQueen 6. Rioch 7. Masson 8. Dalglish 9. Jordan 10. Hartford 11. Johnston 12. Blyth 13. Kennedy 14. Forsyth 15. Gemmill 16. Macari 17. Johnstone 18. Souness 19. Robertson 20. Clark 21. Harper 22. Burns

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Scotland – 1982 FIFA World Cup

1. Rough 2. McGrain 3. Gray 4. Souness 5. Hansen 6. Miller 7. Strachan 8. Dalglish 9. Brazil 10. Wark 11. Robertson 12. Wood 13. McLeish 14. Narey 15. Jordan 16. Hartford 17. Evans 18. Archibald 19. Sturrock 20. Provan 21. Burley 22. Leighton

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Scotland – 1986 FIFA World Cup

1. Leighton 2. Gough 3. Malpas 4. Souness 5. McLeish 6. Miller 7. Strachan 8. Aitken 9. Bannon 10. Bett 11. McStay 12. Goram 13. Nicol 14. Narey 15. Albiston 16. McAvennie 17. Archibald 18. Sharp 19. Nicholas 20. Sturrock 21. Cooper 22. Rough

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