Gerard Houllier led Liverpool to FA Cup glory in 2001.© AFP
Gerard Houllier, the French coach who received the UEFA Cup, FA Cup and League Cup treble with Liverpool, has died aged 73. Two of the French golf equipment Houllier managed, Paris Saint-Germain and Lens, confirmed he had died. Houllier, who managed Liverpool from 1998 to 2004, died in a single day Sunday to Monday after present process hart surgical procedure. His profession was blighted by well being issues and he needed to take a break in his time at Liverpool to get better from coronary heart points. He was additionally accountable for the French nationwide group from 1992 to 1993, overseeing their failure to qualify for the 1994 finals in the US.
The cerebral Houllier performed an vital function in shaping Liverpool after the membership that had received the league title persistently all through the 1980s misplaced its manner.
“The ideas of everybody at Liverpool Soccer Membership are with Gerard’s household and lots of mates,” the present Premier League champions stated in an announcement. “Relaxation in peace, Gerard Houllier 1947-2020.”
Houllier recovered from life-saving coronary heart surgical procedure through the 2001/02 marketing campaign to return to the dugout.
He left the next yr after overseeing 307 matches and efficiently re-establishing the membership as a contemporary pressure.
Houllier additionally launched the profession of one of many membership’s biggest gamers, Steven Gerrard.
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