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Gerard Houllier

Born: September 3, 1947 (age 74)

Hometown: Thérouanne, France
Nationality: France French

Role: Manager
Gerard Houllier
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Career History
Senior2010-2011Aston Villa
Sports Mole has 114 articles about Gerard Houllier. Articles 1 to 40:
Sevilla hero Luuk de Jong kisses the Europa League trophy following their victory over Inter Milan on August 21, 2020
Top five UEFA Cup/Europa League finals
Sports Mole takes a look at the top five UEFA Cup/Europa League finals of all time ahead of Wednesday's clash between Villarreal and Manchester United.
May 24, 15:27
Jamie Carragher pictured in December 2018
Jamie Carragher: 'Gerard Houllier is a Liverpool legend'
Jamie Carragher pays tribute to former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier, who passed away at the age of 73.
Dec 15, 08:58
Former Liverpool boss Gerard Houllier celebrates with the FA Cup trophy in 2001
Mondays sporting social: Gerard Houllier tributes and a stunning BBL catch
The former Liverpool and Aston Villa boss died on Monday.
Dec 14, 19:32
Paris Saint-Germain PSG duo Neymar and Kylian Mbappe celebrate after scoring against Istanbul Basaksehir on December 9, 2020
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Lorient - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Ligue 1 clash between Paris Saint-Germain and Lorient, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Dec 14, 18:11
Gerard Houllier pictured in April 2019
Revisiting the "touch of destiny" which led Gerard Houllier to Liverpool
An Anfield visit while at university made a lasting impression on the Frenchman.
Dec 14, 16:46
Liverpool players celebrate scoring in the 2001 UEFA Cup semi-final against Barcelona
Top 10 UEFA Cup/Europa League finals of all time
Ahead of the 2019-20 Europa League final, Sports Mole rounds up the 10 greatest finals in UEFA Cup/Europa League history.
Aug 20, 07:00
Paul Ince pictured when signing for Liverpool in 1997
On this day: Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince joins Liverpool
Paul Ince had left United for Inter Milan two years earlier.
Jul 18, 07:40
Liverpool players celebrate scoring in the 2001 UEFA Cup semi-final against Barcelona
On this day: Liverpool beat Barcelona to reach 2001 UEFA Cup final
The Reds went on to secure a cup treble in the 2000/01 season.
Apr 19, 09:06
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp pictured on February 29, 2020
How Liverpool would have fared if every Premier League season ended after 29 games
Sports Mole looks at how Liverpool would have fared if every Premier League season ended after 29 matches.
Apr 10, 10:58
Spurs boss Jose Mourinho on March 10, 2020
Jamie Carragher reveals why Liverpool turned down Jose Mourinho
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher reveals that the club were considering appointing Jose Mourinho as manager in 2004 before instead deciding on Rafael Benitez.
Apr 3, 11:21
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring his second during the Premier League game between Watford and Arsenal on September 15, 2019
News Extra: Dortmund's Aubameyang dig, "Genius" Pep, New Matuidi deal
The latest news from across the footballing world, including Borussia Dortmund's cheeky swipe at Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Dani Alves's latest praise for Pep Guardiola and a rumoured new Juventus contract for Blaise Matuidi.
Oct 5, 08:43
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp watches on during his side's match against Barcelona on May 1, 2019
Murphy: Klopp's run of final defeats will 'become an issue' if it continues
The German has lost his previous six major finals as a manager, including three with Liverpool.
May 31, 17:52
Robbie Fowler for Liverpool in 1998
Top 10 Liverpool strikers of the Premier League era - #1
Sports Mole's countdown of the top 10 greatest Liverpool strikers from the Premier League era concludes with number one - Robbie Fowler.
Mar 20, 11:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Phil Thompson: 'Cristiano Ronaldo move would have unsettled Liverpool dressing room'
Former Liverpool assistant manager Phil Thompson believes that a move for Cristiano Ronaldo would have caused "anarchy" in the Reds dressing room.
Oct 15, 18:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gerard Houllier: 'Liverpool rejected Cristiano Ronaldo due to wage cap'
Former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier reveals that the club's wage structure was the reason behind their failure to land Cristiano Ronaldo in 2003.
Oct 15, 18:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Edwin van der Sar: 'I rejected Liverpool for a bigger challenge at Juventus'
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin Van der Sar reveals that he rejected the chance to join Liverpool as he desired a "bigger challenge" at Juventus.
Oct 14, 12:19
Generic image of a locker room
Liverpool unveil Kenny Dalglish Stand at Anfield
Liverpool unveil the Kenny Dalglish Stand at Anfield in honour of the former Reds player and manager.
Oct 13, 21:02
Fabian Delph celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Hull City on April 8, 2017
Fabian Delph happy to fill in for injured full-back Benjamin Mendy
Fabian Delph is prepared to play at left-back in Manchester City's meeting with Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League if Benjamin Mendy fails to recover from injury.
Sep 24, 19:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gerard Houllier: 'Alexandre Lacazette guarantees goals'
Former Lyon manager Gerard Houllier insists that Alexandre Lacazette is guaranteed to score goals at Arsenal, likening the striker to club legend Ian Wright.
Jul 8, 22:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Lyon president: 'Arsenal must pay at least £44m for Alexandre Lacazette'
Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas is willing to keep Alexandre Lacazette at the Ligue 1 club this summer unless Arsenal match a valuation of at least £44m.
Jun 25, 13:11
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gerard Houllier: 'Dele Alli can be England's Zinedine Zidane'
Former France boss Gerard Houllier believes that Dele Alli can have a similar impact at international level to the likes of Zinedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Jun 13, 17:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Ian Rush wants Steven Gerrard to be part of new Liverpool dynasty
Steven Gerrard can one day become Liverpool manager as part of a "new Anfield dynasty", according to Reds legend Ian Rush.
Mar 19, 12:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Liverpool vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between top-four rivals Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield.
Mar 3, 22:01
Generic image of a locker room
Ex-Liverpool defender Rigobert Song 'in critical condition following stroke'
Former Liverpool defender Rigobert Song is reportedly fighting for his life in hospital after suffering a stroke.
Oct 3, 11:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gerard Houllier: 'Liverpool can win Premier League this season'
Former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier claims that the current team are "good enough" to win the Premier League title this season.
Sep 27, 15:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gerard Houllier: 'Manchester United no longer a club, but a factory'
Former Liverpool boss Gerard Houllier says that Manchester United are no longer a club, but a "factory" instead following the £89m purchase of Paul Pogba.
Aug 10, 10:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Fleetwood Town vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's pre-season friendly between Fleetwood Town and Liverpool at Highbury Stadium.
Jul 12, 14:33
Generic image of a locker room
Arsene Wenger, Per Mertesacker sign anti-Brexit letter
Arsenal pair Arsene Wenger and Per Mertesacker endorse a letter calling for Britain to remain in the EU.
Jun 2, 16:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Europa League final - Liverpool vs. Sevilla
Sports Mole previews the Europa League final between Liverpool and Sevilla at St Jakob-Park in Basel.
May 16, 17:13
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gerard Houllier: 'Jurgen Klopp was a Liverpool fan before he took charge'
Gerard Houllier claims that Jurgen Klopp was a Liverpool fan before he took charge of the club in October.
Dec 15, 09:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Robbie Fowler completes switch to Leeds United
Fourteen years ago today, Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler finalised his move to Leeds United for a reported £11m.
Nov 30, 06:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gerard Houllier praises Remi Garde's "social intelligence"
Gerard Houllier says that new Aston Villa manager Remi Garde will use his "social intelligence" to interact with his players.
Nov 12, 17:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jamie Carragher: 'Remi Garde has a tough job ahead at Aston Villa'
Jamie Carragher says that Remi Garde "will have to produce one of the best managerial acts in Premier League history" to keep Aston Villa up this season.
Nov 7, 14:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park.
Nov 6, 16:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Fitness coach Robert Duverne to join Remi Garde at Aston Villa
Fitness coach Robert Duverne will link up with Remi Garde at Aston Villa, less than five years after his previous spell at the club under Gerard Houllier's management.
Nov 3, 23:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gerard Houllier: 'Jurgen Klopp ideal for Liverpool'
Former Liverpool boss Gerard Houllier suggests that Jurgen Klopp is the right manager for the club.
Oct 21, 10:44
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Jurgen Klopp's first match in charge of Liverpool as the Reds take on Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane.
Oct 15, 18:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Steven Gerrard: 'Relationship with Rafael Benitez was distant and emotionless'
Steven Gerrard reveals that his relationship with former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez was "distant and emotionless".
Sep 13, 17:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jamie Carragher: 'Brendan Rodgers must win a trophy at Liverpool'
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher says that Brendan Rodgers needs to win a trophy at the club in order to be taken seriously.
Sep 12, 16:17
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Liverpool's El-Hadji Diouf marks Anfield debut with a brace
Thirteen years ago today, El-Hadji Diouf scored twice on his home debut as Liverpool recorded a 3-0 win over Southampton at Anfield.
Aug 24, 08:00

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