In 1985, Dalglish was appointed the player-manager of the club and rewarded his supporters with the English League title and the League Cup in his first year in charge. He went on to win a further two League titles, two FA Cups, another League Cup, and the European Super Cup. He abruptly left Liverpool in February, 1991 only to return to British football in October with Second Division Blackburn Rovers. After securing promotion to the top flight, Blackburn finished fourth in their first season in the First Division. After bolstering the squad, Kenny won the Premier League with the club in 1995 on the final day of the season, beating Manchester United.
Kenny later spent unsuccessful stints at Newcastle and Liverpool before retiring from management.