Gérard Houllier, former Liverpool manager, dies aged 73

Former Liverpool manager Gérard Houllier has died aged 73. The Frenchman joined the Reds as joint manager with Roy Evans in 1998. By 2001 he had won a historic Uefa, FA and League Cup treble – the first European Cup Liverpool had won in 17 years. Houllier had had a long history of medical problems and had heart surgery in 2001 after falling ill while managing Liverpool against Leeds United

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