In Pictures: Kenny Dalglish's second reign as Liverpool manager look at the Kop legend's second spell in charge at Anfield after he was relieved of his duties on Wednesday, following a disappointing Premier League campaign
By Chris Myson

Kenny Dalglish has been sacked as Liverpool manager after one-and-a-half seasons of his second spell in charge of the club.

The 61-year-old's departure comes after face-to-face talks with principal owners John W Henry and Tom Werner in Boston on Monday.

Dalglish led the Reds to League Cup glory this season and narrowly missed out on a double after Chelsea beat them in the FA Cup final. However, they finished eighth in the Premier League, losing games as they won. looks back at his 16 months back at the helm of the club...

Return of the King | Dalglish returns as caretaker Liverpool manager in January 2011

Tough start | Kenny suffers defeat to Man Utd & Blackpool in his first two games

First win | His first victory arrives with a 3-0 win away to Wolves on his fourth game back

January drama | Liverpool sign Suarez & Carroll to replace Torres, who is sold to Chelsea

Kuyt stars | Dutchman scores a hat-trick as Liverpool beat Manchester United 3-1

Strong finish | A strong second half to the season sees Dalglish guide Liverpool to 6th

New deal | Kenny is confirmed as permanent manager on a three-year contract

Summer signings | Dalglish spends big on the likes of Henderson, Downing & Adam

Strong start | New season begins well as Arsenal are beaten at the Emirates

Nine-man nightmare | Adam & Skrtel are sent off in a 4-0 defeat away to Tottenham

Racism row | Suarez gets an eight-game ban after being found guilty of racist abuse of Evra

Revival | Reds boosted by a Merseyside derby win & two victories over Chelsea

Bad League run | A 3-0 defeat to Man City starts a bad sequence of results in the league

Going to Wembley | City beaten over two legs as Kenny seals a League Cup final place

Great Dane | Agger on target as Liverpool knock Man Utd out of the FA Cup

Controversy | Suarez refuses to shake Evra's hand before a league defeat at Old Trafford

Victory | Cardiff are beaten on penalties as Liverpool win League Cup - a first trophy since 2006

Double blow | Successive defeats to Arsenal & Sunderland damage top-four hopes

Debacle | Three straight defeats in March culminate in a shambolic defeat to Newcastle

Wembley success | Everton are beaten to seal an FA Cup final place

Haunted by Hodgson | Odemwingie gives West Brom victory at Anfield on Roy's return

Final Heartbreak | Chelsea win the FA Cup final 2-1 to end hopes of a double

Worst-ever PL season | Loss to Swansea in last game sees Reds finish 8th on just 52 points

Sacked | After talks with the owners FSG in Boston, Dalglish is sacked as Liverpool manager

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