Gérard Houllier

Born: September 3, 1947 (age 70)


Hometown: Thérouanne, France
Nationality: France French

Gerard Houllier
Career History
Senior2010-2011Aston Villa
Sports Mole has 100 articles about Gérard Houllier. Articles 1 to 40:
Phil Thompson during the Liverpool FC Legends Tour Pre-match press conference at Moses Mabhida Stadium on November 14, 2013 in Durban, South Africa
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
Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Newcastle United at Villa Park on April 10, 2011
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
Goalkeeper Edwin Van Der Sar of Manchester United gestures during the UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on April 6, 2011
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
Kenny Dalglish the Liverpool manager looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Liverpool at Carrow Road on April 28, 2012
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
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring a second goal during the French L1 football match between Lyon and Saint-Etienne at the Gerland stadium in Lyon, southeastern France, on November 8, 2015
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
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring a second goal during the French L1 football match between Lyon and Saint-Etienne at the Gerland stadium in Lyon, southeastern France, on November 8, 2015
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
Dele Alli misses the chance to nab the winner during the international friendly between Germany and England on March 26, 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
Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard walks by the pitch before the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, Merseyside on May 16, 2015
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
Jurgen Klopp and Arsene Wenger during the game between Liverpool and Arsenal on January 13, 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
Rigobert Song in action at the World Cup for Cameroon on June 24, 2010.
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
Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Newcastle United at Villa Park on April 10, 2011
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
Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Newcastle United at Villa Park on April 10, 2011
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
Jurgen Klopp ist eine froh Hase after the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Liverpool on March 6, 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
Arsene Wenger watches the cat do a whoopsie on his beret during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Arsenal on February 7, 2016
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
Jurgen Norbert Klopp knows where his loyalties lie during the Europa League quarter-final between Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund on April 14, 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
Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool celebrats victory after during the Capital One Cup quarter final match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's Stadium on December 2, 2015 in Southampton, England.
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
Robbie Fowler of Leeds United celebrates scoring against Ipswich Town in the FA Barclaycard Premiership game at Elland Road on March 6, 2002
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
Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Newcastle United at Villa Park on April 10, 2011
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
Retired Liverpool football club player Jamie Carragher arrives for a memorial service to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster at Anfield Stadium on April 15, 2014
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
Newly appointed Aston Villa manager Remi Garde looks on from the stands prior to during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on November 2, 2015
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 view outside the stadium prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on February 21, 2015
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
Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane on October 17, 2015
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
New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp at Anfield on October 9, 2015
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
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool is consoled by manager Rafael Benitez in defeat following the UEFA Champions League Semi Final 2nd leg match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on April 30, 2008
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
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers watches on as his side take on Arsenal on August 24, 2015
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
El-Hadji Diouf of Liverpool scores against Southampton on August 24, 2002
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
Aston Villa unveil new signing Nigel Reo-Coker at a press conference held at Aston Villa's Training Ground on July 5, 2007
On this day: Nigel Reo-Coker switches to Aston Villa from West Ham United
Eight years ago today, West Ham United midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker moved to Aston Villa in a deal worth £8.5m.
Jul 5, 13:00
Rafael Benitez head coach of Napoli during the UEFA Champions League qualifying play-off first leg match between SSC Napoli and Athletic Club on August 19, 2014
Rafael Benitez at Real Madrid: Five tasks
Sports Mole picks out five tasks that Rafael Benitez needs to complete for his first season in charge of Real Madrid to be a success.
Jun 24, 16:52
Rafael Benitez the Liverpool manager shouts instructions to his players during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield on May 2, 2010
On this day: Rafael Benitez takes charge of Liverpool
Eleven years ago today, Liverpool confirmed the appointment of Rafael Benitez, who replaced Gerard Houllier at Anfield.
Jun 16, 08:00
Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on May 24, 2015
Gerard Houllier: 'Steven Gerrard is right to leave Liverpool'
Gerard Houllier believes that Steven Gerrard has made the right decision to leave Liverpool this summer.
May 25, 06:31
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette jubilates after scoring during the French L1 football match between Guingamp and Lyon on April 4, 2015
Gerard Houllier: 'Alexandre Lacazette can be world class'
Gerard Houlier says that in-form Lyon hitman Alexandre Lacazette can be world class, amid speculation linking him with Manchester City.
May 22, 01:19
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at Anfield on May 16, 2015
Steven Gerrard: Boyhood fan to Liverpool great
Sports Mole looks back at Steven Gerrard's Liverpool career and the legacy that he leaves behind at Anfield.
May 17, 13:08
 Steven Gerrard of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Liverpool at The King Power Stadium on December 2, 2014
Gerard Houllier backs Steven Gerrard to become a "great manager"
Gerard Houllier believes that Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will one day make a "great" manager.
May 13, 07:57
Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal with Liverpool's English striker Daniel Sturridge during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Norwich City at the Anfield stadium in Liverpo
Daniel Sturridge hails Steven Gerrard as "living legend"
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge hails the departing Steven Gerrard as a "living legend" at the club.
Mar 15, 12:18
Liverpool's Robbie Fowler holds aloft The Worthington Cup and Man of the Match trophies after beating Birmingham City at The Millenium Stadium in Cardiff Sunday 25 February 2001
On this day: Liverpool end six-year trophy drought
Fourteen years ago today, Liverpool required a penalty shootout to beat Birmingham City in the League Cup final.
Feb 25, 09:58
Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Newcastle United at Villa Park on April 10, 2011
Gerard Houllier: 'We should be pleased for Paris Saint-Germain's success'
Former Paris Saint-Germain coach Gerard Houllier is pleased that his old club can now compete with some of the top teams in Europe.
Feb 21, 21:58
Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard scores his team's first goal from a penalty during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Leicester City at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England, on January 1, 2015
Steven Gerrard 'to earn £20m in Major League Soccer'
Steven Gerrard will reportedly earn £20m by moving to Major League Soccer, with Los Angeles Galaxy leading the race for his signature.
Jan 3, 01:55
 Steven Gerrard of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Liverpool at The King Power Stadium on December 2, 2014
New York Red Bulls 'targeting Steven Gerrard swoop'
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is on a list of potential transfer target for New York Red Bulls, according to reports.
Dec 14, 01:49
Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry celebrates scoring for France against South Korea on June 18, 2006.
Thierry Henry confirms New York Red Bulls departure
Thierry Henry reveals that he has played his last game for New York Red Bulls.
Dec 1, 14:15



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