Shoot! Focus on Kevin MacDonald

Full name: Kevin Duncan MacDonald
Birthplace and date: Inverness, Scotland on December 22 1960
Height and weight: 6ft 4in. 12st 3lbs
Car: Don’t have one
Nickname: Albert after the Coronation Street character Albert Tatlock. Apparently I’m always moaning about something
Team you supported as a boy: Celtic
Football hero of childhood: Former Celtic star Bobby Murdoch
Job or trade before turning pro: I was a clerical officer in the civil service
Favourite current player: My Liverpool team-mate Dalglish. He’s tremendous in every department of his game. And I’m not just saying that because he’s my new boss!
Most memorable match: Leicester’s 2-1 win at Anfield in 1980/81 to end Liverpool’s 80-match home run
Club honours: None
Favourite other sports: Golf, badminton and tennis
Biggest disappointment: Not winning any honours with Leicester
Superstitions: I always put on my shorts on last
International honours: None
Favourite other sports person: Golfer Jack Nicklaus – gracious in defeat as well when he’s winning
Hobbies: Any sports and gardening
Favourite actor or actress: Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep
Favourite TV shows: Sports programmes, Hill Street Blues and Cheers
Favourite actor or actress: Dustin Hoffman, Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds
Favourite musicians: Lionel Richie, Diana Ross and Elton John
Biggest influence on career: All my previous managers and my former Leicester team-mate Eddie Kelly
Ambitions for 1985-86: To win a trophy with Liverpool
Long-term ambitions: To enjoy my football career for as long as it may last.

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