Former Liverpool Manager Gerard Houllier Passes Away, Aged 73

Former legendary Liverpool manager, Gerard Houllier has been announced to have passed away at age 73. Gerard Houllier

The French tactician was at the Merseyside for six years, Gerrard also managed teams in France and the French national team, he coached Lyon and PSG in a hugely distinguish managerial career.

Houllier’s passing was announced by the French publication, L’Equipe and RMC, who reported that the former manager passed on Monday morning, December 14 which happens just some days after he had heart surgery.
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Gerard Houllier initially arrived at Anfield in July 1998, joining the club as co-manager with Roy Evans.

Evans resigned on November 10, leaving Gerard Houllier in sole charge, from where he rebuilt a side that had been labelled the “Spice Boys”.

During his time, the club enjoyed five cup success in 2001, as they claimed the UEFA Cup, FA Cup, League Cup, Charity Shield and UEFA Super Cup.

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