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Kenny Dalglish at Blackburn

Dec 1990: Jack Walker takes over at Blackburn.

Oct 1991: Walker appoints Dalglish as Blackburn manager.

Nov 1991: Dalglish breaks Rovers' transfer record by making Mike Newell his first pounds 1m signing from Everton.

May 1992: Dalglish takes Rovers to promotion to the Premiership.

July 1992: Dalglish signs Alan Shearer for British transfer record of pounds 3.3m from Southampton.

July 1994: Dalglish shatters British transfer record by signing Chris Sutton from Norwich for pounds 5m.

May 1994: Dalglish takes Rovers to Premiership runners-up spot.

May 1995: Dalglish leads Blackburn to their first English title in 81 years despite last-day defeat at Anfield. Dalglish named Manager of the Year. Dalglish steps down as manager, handing reins to Ray Harford, and becomes director of football.

Dec 1995: Blackburn finish European Champions' League with just one win from six games.

Jan 1996: Blackburn beaten in FA Cup third round replay by Ipswich.

May 1996: Blackburn lose five of first eight Premiership games, but finish seventh after being 17th at one stage.

Aug 1996: Shearer sold to Newcastle for world record pounds 15m. Dalglish leaves Blackburn "by mutual agreement".