The Poster: Alan Hansen | Liverpool's Greatest Ever Defender

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Poster of Alan Hansen

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Poster of Alan Hansen

Alan Hansen is a Liverpool legend. He spent his entire career at Anfield, playing over 600 games and winning numerous trophies. Hansen was known for his tough tackling and no-nonsense defending, but he was also a skilled player who could read the game brilliantly. In this blog post, we will take a look at the story of Alan Hansen, from his early days as a footballer to his retirement from the sport and beyond.

Who is Alan Hansen and what was his club career like?

Alan Hansen is a former Scottish professional footballer who played as a central defender for Liverpool from 1977 to 1991. He was part of the Liverpool team that won three European Cups, eight league titles, and two FA Cups. Hansen also represented Scotland at the 1982 and 1986 World Cups. After retiring from football, Hansen became a television pundit and has been working as a commentator for BT Sport since 2013.

Hansen began his career with Partick Thistle in 1974 spending five seasons with the club where he won the Scottish First Division in 1976. He moved to Liverpool in 1977 for a fee of £100,000, which was a then-record fee for a teenager. Hansen quickly established himself as a first-team regular under manager Bob Paisley and went on to win 25 trophies for Liverpool. He made nearly 600 appearances for the club marking his name as a legend at the Kop.

Hansen was known for his tough tackling and no-nonsense defending, but he was also a skilled player who could read the game brilliantly. He was named the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year in 1982/83, and he was inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame in 2005. Hansen retired from football in 1991 after making over 600 appearances for Liverpool.

After retiring from football, Hansen became a television pundit and has been working as a commentator for BT Sport since 2013.

What was Alan Hansen's style of play?

Alan Hansen was known for his tough tackling and no-nonsense defending, but he was also a skilled player who could read the game brilliantly. He could often be seen starting attacks from the back with his accurate passes out of defence. Hansen was quite skilful for a defender and was known for his two-footedness, which made him comfortable playing on either flank.

Hansen was named the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year in 1982/83, and he was inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame in 2005. Hansen is considered one of the greatest defenders of all time due to his achievements with Liverpool, as well as his skill and style of play.

What did Alan Hansen do after he retired from football?

After retiring from football, Hansen became a television pundit and has been working as a commentator for BT Sport since 2013. He has also worked as a co-commentator on Match of the Day and as a studio analyst on Champions League nights.

Hansen is considered one of the most respected pundits on television, thanks to his vast knowledge of the game and his ability to articulate his thoughts clearly. His time as a Liverpool player and captain gives him a unique perspective that few other pundits can match. Hansen continues to be a popular figure in the world of football, even though he has been retired from playing the game for over 25 years.

Poster of Alan Hansen