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RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #400 on: December 14, 2020, 02:47:31 pm »
Awful news, my first footballing memories were from when Gérard was our manager. A real gentleman and a proper football man too.

RIP Ged

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #401 on: December 14, 2020, 02:49:45 pm »
RIP Ged. So sorry to hear the news, but your legacy will live on with the memories of the treble winning season. YNWA

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #402 on: December 14, 2020, 02:49:53 pm »
Very sad news.
RIP Ged
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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #403 on: December 14, 2020, 02:53:24 pm »
RIP Ged. Thanks for the treble-winning season. :'(
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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #404 on: December 14, 2020, 02:56:57 pm »
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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #405 on: December 14, 2020, 02:56:58 pm »
RIP Ged. His reaction to Gary Mac’s free kick in the derby remains one of my very favorite memories supporting the club.
His expression was what many of us felt inside. A mixture of astonishment and utter joy. Even better was to come.

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #406 on: December 14, 2020, 03:04:07 pm »
Awful news
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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #407 on: December 14, 2020, 03:04:31 pm »
Really sad to learn of Gérard Houllier's death this morning.  His love for the club, the supporters, and the city really shone through - during his tenure and indeed after it.

He arrived at a club that seemed to have been left behind by others who had modernised, and he had a lot of tough but correct decisions - his decisions bringing about significant changed that laid the foundations for the modern, successful Liverpool Football Club of today.

I was 10 years old when he joined us, and 16 years old when he departed - his tenure very much being the period in which football & the Reds became things I'd follow for life, rather than passing childhood interests.  His tenure is the source of many great memories from that period.  The 2001 League Cup was 'my' first trophy (I was too young in 1995) and the months that followed were fantastic - the FA Cup, UEFA Cup, Charity Shield, and Super Cup of course all being added to the trophy cabinet & honours list within six months.  I think that - amongst all that silverware - the 4-0 final day win against Charlton can't be overlooked...we were still under pressure from Leeds & Ipswich for 3rd place (Champions League qualification) and it'd have been easy to have relaxed after winning two major trophies in the preceding week.  Put us back in the big time and - ownership issues aside - we've largely been back there since.

Can't help but also think to how, during my childhood, Liverpool simply didn't beat United - they were on a different level, at which we weren't competing.  Ged's teams delivered us five wins in a row against United stretching just either side of 2001 - magnificent.  Put a spring in my step on school days afterwards, that's for sure.

The signings of Westerweld (later replaced by Dudek of course), Hyypia, Henchoz, and Hamann in 1999 were also massive for the club - that 'defensive diamond' transformed us and they felt like serious signings.  Babbel, Riise, McAllister, Smicer, Heskey, Kewell, Baros - lots of players who played their part in the successes of 2001, '02, '05, & '06.

What ever became of that young lad from Whiston who he let captain us a few times?

I'll always be respectful of Roy Evans and everything he gave to the club over the years - including some exciting football that I was too young to appreciate in the mid- to late-90s - but I feel like there's very much a feeling of 'before & after' Ged with he football club, and the summer of 1999 feels like where the modern version of Liverpool Football Club was born.

Thanks for the memories, Gérard.

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #408 on: December 14, 2020, 03:07:21 pm »
Jesse Marsch tearing up  :'(

Houllier gave him his break at Salzburg.

https://mobile.twitter.com/FCRBS_en/status/1338487558867738627

Awwwww man.... :'(
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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #409 on: December 14, 2020, 03:16:39 pm »
His face should proudly adorn the Irish Kop banner along with our other great managers. He may not have won one of the two biggest trophies but his legacy at the club speaks for itself!

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #410 on: December 14, 2020, 03:17:31 pm »
Only just heard. He was the manager of the Reds when I really started to get into footy - incredible childhood memories of 00/01.

Terrible, terrible news. Always a man with dignity and clearly ahead of his time in French football in the early 90s.

RIP Ged, YNWA.
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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #411 on: December 14, 2020, 03:27:51 pm »
Gérard Houllier, may he rest in peace.  Such sad news.  Thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #412 on: December 14, 2020, 03:29:07 pm »
Terribly sad news, One of us and still referred to Liverpool as "We" whenever he spoke of us.

A giant of the game and will be truly missed.

RIP Ged.

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #413 on: December 14, 2020, 03:29:37 pm »
RIP
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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #414 on: December 14, 2020, 03:30:01 pm »
RIP Gérard,  :(
Condoleneces to his extended family, YNWA!

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #415 on: December 14, 2020, 03:30:02 pm »
What a c*nt of a year .The man set this club back up for greatness by laying the foundations for what we have now . Brought professionalism back into the club after the spice boys era . RIP

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #416 on: December 14, 2020, 03:30:03 pm »
What! That's made a shite year even worse.

First manager I can remember. He created a great team with some great players and there's no doubt we wouldn't be where we are now without his efforts.

Awful news. RIP, Gerard.

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #417 on: December 14, 2020, 03:31:31 pm »
RIP Ged.
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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #418 on: December 14, 2020, 03:31:56 pm »
RIP Gerard. The man who brought us the treble, Samii Hyypia, Gary Mac and helped young lads like Owen and Gerrard launch their first team careers.

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #419 on: December 14, 2020, 03:37:29 pm »
RIP Gerard Houllier 😥

Awful news, thoughts with his family.

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #420 on: December 14, 2020, 03:40:57 pm »
I shall always remember him with warmth. YNWA Gerard. My deepest condolences to friends and family, who have lost one of lifes nice people. RIP
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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #421 on: December 14, 2020, 03:41:25 pm »
Bloody hell!  A true gentleman. I'm greatly saddened by this terrible news.  What a God-awful year this has been.

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #422 on: December 14, 2020, 03:43:08 pm »
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RIP Gerard Houllier.






Liverpool FC mourns Gerard Houllier: www.liverpoolfc.com/news/announcements/420009-liverpool-fc-mourns-gerard-houllier

Wikipedia Page for Gerard Houllier: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%A9rard_Houllier

LFCHistory.net Page for the Joint Managership of Roy Evans & Gerard Houllier: www.lfchistory.net/Managers/Manager/Profile/15

LFCHistory.net Page for Gerard Houllier (in sole charge of Liverpool): www.lfchistory.net/Managers/Manager/Profile/16




'Gérard Houllier: In his own words' (4 minutes):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/aRgNL29F-ME" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/aRgNL29F-ME</a>



'Football Godfathers – Gerard Houllier' (39 minutes):-

www.dailymotion.com/video/x7ybkb8



'Gerard Houllier Story : Liverpool FC The 30 Year Wait' (11 minutes):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/C0z8Lx7HGz4" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/C0z8Lx7HGz4</a>



'Gérard Houllier - Thanks for the Memories - RIP' (2 minutes):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/NUGmsR6GRm0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/NUGmsR6GRm0</a>







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Liverpool winning Five Trophies in a year...












The League Cup Final win vs Birmingham, FA Cup Final win vs Arsenal, UEFA Cup win vs Alaves, qualifying for the Champions League, the Charity Shield win vs Manchester Utd, and the UEFA Super Cup win vs Bayern Munich... as well Champions League qualification in the 2000/01 league season...





League Cup Final...





'League Cup Final 2001 - Birmingham v Liverpool' - 2 hours 45 mins:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/bGI_uMuyJ2g" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/bGI_uMuyJ2g</a>



'Liverpool 1 Birmingham City 1 25/02/2001 League Cup Final' - 54 minute highlights:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/cVO1wpWj95w" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/cVO1wpWj95w</a>



'League Cup Final 2001 - Birmingham v Liverpool' - 5 minute highlights:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/zcxxgt1f3e8" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/zcxxgt1f3e8</a>



LFCHistory.net Match Info page: www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Game/2302

Wikpedia Page for the 2001 League Cup Final: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_Football_League_Cup_Final

BBC Match Report: http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/worthington_cup/1187654.stm

The Guardian Match Report: www.theguardian.com/football/2001/feb/26/match.sport13











FA Cup Final...




'Arsenal 1-2 Liverpool : 2001 FA Cup Final' - 5 minute highlights:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/y54DrDfVTtc" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/y54DrDfVTtc</a>



'Liverpool-Arsenal 2-1 FA Cup 2000-01 Full Highlights' - 18 minute highlights:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/qmEh9k70g9A" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/qmEh9k70g9A</a>



'Arsenal 1 Liverpool 2 12/05/2001 FA Cup Final' - 90 mins; previews, goals from previous rounds etc, by Dave Waller:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/SOa0ouGNhME" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/SOa0ouGNhME</a>



'Liverpool Arsenal...FA Cup 2000-01-Final' - full game:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/-K3shQ95VJQ&amp;t=0s" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/-K3shQ95VJQ&amp;t=0s</a>



LFCHistory.net Match Info page: https://www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Game/2320

Wikipedia Page for the 2001 FA Cup Final: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_FA_Cup_Final

BBC Match Report: http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/fa_cup/1324699.stm

The Guardian Match Report: www.theguardian.com/football/2001/may/13/match.sport











UEFA Cup Final...




2001 UEFA Cup Final: Liverpool 5-4 Alaves (Liverpool win on the Golden Goal...)








'Liverpool 5 Alaves 4: 16/05/2001' - 2 & bit hours:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/_aStmGhVk84" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/_aStmGhVk84</a>



'Liverpool vs Deportivo Alavés 5-4 : All Goals & highlights' - 10 minute highlights:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/xmHmV4Y43Xs" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/xmHmV4Y43Xs</a>



'Liverpool Alaves 5-4 : 2000-2001 Uefa Cup Final' (50 minute highlights program from ESPN Classic):-

www.dailymotion.com/video/x4uo5bb



'2001 UEFA Cup final highlights Liverpool Alaves' - 7 minute highlights , from UEFA:-

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5xascz



'Liverpool 5 Alavés 4: ‘Crazy’ 2001 UEFA Cup final win revisited' - 4 minute video, from UEFA:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/x-Wj3WbgVCo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/x-Wj3WbgVCo</a>

^ or click here to watch - www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-Wj3WbgVCo



'2001 UEFA Cup final highlights - Liverpool-Alaves' - 3 minute highlights, from UEFA:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/uNqFuw6YQZQ" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/uNqFuw6YQZQ</a>

^ or click here to watch - www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNqFuw6YQZQ



'Liverpool 5-4 Alavés: 2001 UEFA Cup final highlights' - 2 minute highlights, from UEFA:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/-uDYW25ez5k" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/-uDYW25ez5k</a>

^ or click here to watch - www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uDYW25ez5k



'European Classic: Liverpool 5-4 Alaves | Golden goal wins a nine-goal thriller' - 2 minute video highlights from LFC:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/pKgJT8nqVSQ" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/pKgJT8nqVSQ</a>



full match download (+ post-match content) - https://mega.nz/folder/OltgEayY#13HzaWLEMXyo8wlA_Uyb5g



'Full Match Replay' (French comms; 2 hours, 15 minutes):-

www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ead8L2B180



'Liverpool FC 5 Alaves 4 - celebrations Dortmund Westfalenstadion' - 15 minute post-match video:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/FcTWB0IEXZA" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/FcTWB0IEXZA</a>



'2000-2001 Uefa Cup: Liverpool FC All Goals (Road to Victory)' - 7 mins - with some 'music' to likely beat the copyright takedown...:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/a6LUKwB-2hA" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/a6LUKwB-2hA</a>


^ BBC article on Liverpool's 2001 UEFA Cup run - http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/uefa_cup/1331304.stm



'When Liverpool Ruled The World' - BBC program aired the night before the 2001 UEFA Cup Final, 51 mins long:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/EbMJ6EaQ-5k" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/EbMJ6EaQ-5k</a>

^ or for the longer version - www.facebook.com/Kop-Kings-1748362865375147/videos/when-liverpool-ruled-the-world-lfc-documentary/1877202859157813



'TAW Exclusive: Dortmund 2001 Revisited' - from 2017, 41 mins long:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/VO66OaVK_8g" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/VO66OaVK_8g</a>



Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_UEFA_Cup_Final

LFCHistory.net Match Info page: https://www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Game/2321

LFCInEurope.com Match Info page: http://www.lfcineurope.com/0001-7.html

11vs11.com Match Info page: https://www.11v11.com/matches/liverpool-v-alav%C3%A9s-16-may-2001-7184/

Guardian 'minute by minute' report: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2001/may/16/minutebyminute.sport

BBC Match Report: http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/uefa_cup/1334148.stm

Telegraph Match Report: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/european/3005505/UEFA-Cup-Final-Liverpool-hit-treble-top.html

LFC TV channel listings: https://www.liverpoolfc.com/lfctv & https://twitter.com/LFCTV : 8pm tonight, 2 hour replay of the Final - maybe repeated later too? :)



RAWK threads on the 2001 UEFA Cup Final match:-

'2 years ago yesterday LIVERPOOL VS ALAVES, whats your memories?' (by Hellrazor) - https://www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=13255.msg164264#msg164264
'Just watched the UEFA Cup Final 2001 video again....' (by Hugh) - https://www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=13672.msg172832#msg172832
'UEFA cup final 2001' (by Guz-kop) - https://www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=27291.msg407055#msg407055
'UEFA Cup Final, May 16th 2001' (by Jaron) - https://www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=67797.msg1063790#msg1063790
'Uefa Cup Final 2001' (by Classycara) - https://www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=93149.msg1489728#msg1489728
'Liverpool v Alaves on ESPN Classics' (by uneverwalkalone) - https://www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=154316.msg2468959#msg2468959
'Ten years ago today.... UEFA Cup Final. Liverpool 5 Alaves 4 (AET)' (by sinnermichael) - https://www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=275280.msg8667934#msg8667934
'Liverpool 5-4 Alaves full match video' (by ggcc14) - https://www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=334846.msg15187010#msg15187010
'Moment of 2001' (by trebel2001) - https://www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=973
'2001: What A Memorable Year It Has Been' (by kez) - https://www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=988



















The Treble - and CL qualification...




'The Reds Return - Liverpool FC 2001 Treble Homecoming Parade' - BBC program, 28 mins long:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/CcYjtEOSQrI" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/CcYjtEOSQrI</a>



'"Iron Fist & Big Heart" | Inside Houllier's Liverpool Treble | Documentary' - from 2021, 45 mins long:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/Oyh9dKKZ8CI" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/Oyh9dKKZ8CI</a>



'Liverpool FC Season Review 2000/01 (The Treble)':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/nNPiOC5wD4k" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/nNPiOC5wD4k</a>



'Liverpool Treble 2001' - 27 video playlist from the superb Dave Waller youtube channel:-

www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC3KiSUH0twfvC2PLFtb5FGJKjaeSzBdV



'Every Goal from LFC's 00/01 Season' (Premier League season) - from LFC:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/9lxDtx6DSsg" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/9lxDtx6DSsg</a>



'Man Utd vs Liverpool 00/01' - Danny Murphy freekick:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/q5h5IWTJKOA" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/q5h5IWTJKOA</a>



'Liverpool 2-0 Man United | Gerrard's thunderous long-range strike':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/FYnUBm5egDI" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/FYnUBm5egDI</a>



'Liverpool Fc 4-0 Arsenal Fc':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/KuS8BM_8cuU" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/KuS8BM_8cuU</a>



'Everton 2-3 Liverpool | Incredible late derby drama':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/SofwFm7m2XM" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/SofwFm7m2XM</a>





^ Gary McAllister vs Everton, 16th April 2001 - www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=319008



'Liverpool F.C. 100 Days That Shook The Kop - No 96 Qualifying For CL (19 May 2001)':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/NsO4A5beObI" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/NsO4A5beObI</a>



'Charlton 0-4 Liverpool | 2001' (HD highlights from the official Liverpool FC facebook page - free to watch):-

www.facebook.com/LiverpoolFC/videos/893911951072125



'AS Roma 0-2 Liverpool':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/SNsQG6yDzlc" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/SNsQG6yDzlc</a>



'Liverpool 0 AS Roma 1':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/j5sGV4dhnNQ" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/j5sGV4dhnNQ</a>



'Barcelona 0-0 Liverpool':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/XODY7aF4M1o" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/XODY7aF4M1o</a>



'Liverpool 1-0 Barcelona':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/8mQpM_ppkYY" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/8mQpM_ppkYY</a>



'LIVERPOOL 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 5 Trophies in 2001':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/1_hxEDlaEhE" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/1_hxEDlaEhE</a>



'Phil Thompson On Liverpool's Treble | The Big Interview' - by The Anfield Wrap, 42 mins long, in 2021:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/ItQO_THbc8o" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/ItQO_THbc8o</a>



'Liverpool FC 2000-01 - Revisited | The Anfield Wrap':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/z7sfEdKUWu4" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/z7sfEdKUWu4</a>



'TAW Exclusive: Dortmund 2001 Revisited' (2017):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/VO66OaVK_8g" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/VO66OaVK_8g</a>



'Liverpool FC 2000-01 Memorabilia | The Treble' - by The Anfield Wrap:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/W2ZfmEigUfU" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/W2ZfmEigUfU</a>






'Documentary One Week in May - The story of a unique treble' - 2021 Documentary from LFC:-

https://www.mediafire.com/file/7z4k6z37mr65o5n/Documentary+One+Week+in+May+-+The+story+of+a+unique+treble.ts/file

or www.bilibili.com/video/BV1X54y1V7o4







Charity Shield...




'Liverpool 2 1 Manchester United FA Charity Shield - 2001' (1 minute highlights):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/XhcdjXAf9-E" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/XhcdjXAf9-E</a>



'Liverpool 2 Man Utd 1; Charity Shield' - 13 minute highlights:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/-0FpjL6oagw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/-0FpjL6oagw</a>



'Liverpool 2 Manchester United 1 12/08/2001 Charity Shield' (full match):-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/n8XPqlWhya4" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/n8XPqlWhya4</a>



LFCHistory.net Match Page: www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Game/2324

Wikipedia Page for the 2001 Community Shield: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_FA_Charity_Shield

BBC Match Report: http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/1487037.stm

The Guardian Match Report: www.theguardian.com/football/2001/aug/13/newsstory.sport12










UEFA Super Cup...




'2001 UEFA Super Cup - Liverpool vs Bayern Munich' - full game:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/9fyCk6yiWew" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/9fyCk6yiWew</a>



'Liverpool vs Bayern Munich' - 7 minute highlights:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/kLZF6xaKrcY" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/kLZF6xaKrcY</a>



'2001 UEFA Super Cup - Liverpool vs Bayern Munich' - 2 minute highlights:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/P3-C6uS7e5A" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/P3-C6uS7e5A</a>



LFCHistory.net Match Page: www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Game/2327

Wikipedia Page for the 2001 Super Cup: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_UEFA_Super_Cup

BBC Match Report: https://web.archive.org/web/20030406205554/http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/l/liverpool/1506424.stm

LFC In Europe Super Cup page: www.lfcineurope.com/0102-SC.html

UEFA Match Report: www.uefa.com/uefasupercup/history/2001















2000–01 Liverpool F.C. season Wikipedia Page - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2000%E2%80%9301_Liverpool_F.C._season

2001-02 Liverpool F.C season Wikipedia Page - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001%E2%80%9302_Liverpool_F.C._season

LFC In Europe's 2001 Treble Page - www.lfcineurope.com/0001-7.html

LFCHistory's 2001 Season Page - www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Games/42 : 2002 page - www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Games/44

BBC Report: Charlton 0-4 Liverpool (final league game - to secure a Champions League spot) - http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/eng_prem/1338359.stm

LFCHistory.net Page for Charlton 0-4 Liverpool - www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Game/2322

Charlton 0-4 Liverpool - May 19, 2001 (from LFC; in 2018) - www.liverpoolfc.com/news/first-team/301348-7-charlton-0-4-liverpool-may-19-2001

Treble memories: Three trophies, one very special parade - www.liverpoolfc.com/news/features/433109-treble-memories-three-trophies-one-very-special-parade

Treble memories: The story of an incredible season in 25 stats - www.liverpoolfc.com/news/features/433113-treble-memories-the-story-of-an-incredible-season-in-25-stats


Liverpool FC 2001 - Treble Winners - What Happened Next? - www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=273142

Where are they now? Liverpool's 2000/01 treble winners (2017) - www.fourfourtwo.com/features/where-are-they-now-liverpools-200001-treble-winners

Gerard Houllier - A Personal Appreciation - www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=346638

Gerard Houllier and that amazing Roma Game - www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=346644

Gérard Houllier: the man who helped to make Liverpool great again - www.theguardian.com/football/2020/feb/11/gerard-houllier-the-man-who-nearly-died-making-liverpool-great-again

Why doesn't Gerard Houllier get more respect/acclaim? - www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=293953.0

RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020 - www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=346637

The legend that is Phil Thompson!! - www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=74942.0

Gary McAllister looks back on the Reds' unforgettable 2001 treble - www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/liverpool-fc-gary-mcallister-looks-10916126

Liverpool 2001: A French Odyssey - www.liverpool.com/liverpool-fc-news/features/liverpool-bundesliga-premier-league-trophy-18247078

A Houllier Odyssey; French revolution delivers historic cup treble - www.thisisanfield.com/2019/07/2001-a-houllier-odyssey-french-revolution-delivers-liverpool-fc-historic-cup-treble

Liverpool treble award - http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/1710762.stm

“A season you never wanted to end” – incredible treble cup campaign - www.thisisanfield.com/2020/05/a-season-you-never-wanted-to-end-when-liverpool-won-5-trophies-in-6-months

'Quite astonishing' - the inside story of Liverpool's 2001 cup treble - www.liverpoolfc.com/news/features/395716-quite-astonishing-the-inside-story-of-liverpool-s-2001-cup-treble

'Crazier than Istanbul' - The inside story of Liverpool's 2001 UEFA Cup win - www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/liverpools-2001-uefa-cup-win-20731143

Gerard Houllier makes an emotional Anfield return against Roma in 2002 - https://twitter.com/lfc/status/1505105545618853892

Must-win games evoke Liverpool memories of Houllier’s cup treble - www.theguardian.com/football/2021/may/14/must-win-games-evoke-liverpool-memories-of-houlliers-cup-treble






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Some Season Review videos for Liverpool under Gerard Houllier...



still looking for the Season Review video for 1998/99...





'1999/2000' - 127 minutes:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/78Dxgo8KIbU" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/78Dxgo8KIbU</a>


^ 1999/2000 Season Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1999%E2%80%932000_Liverpool_F.C._season : www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Games/43





'2000/01':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/nNPiOC5wD4k" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/nNPiOC5wD4k</a>

or

www.dailymotion.com/video/x2qvh6l : Part 1 of 2 - 60 mins

www.dailymotion.com/video/x2qvidy : Part 2 of 2 - 60 mins

or

www.bilibili.com/video/BV1jW41157X5


^ 2000/01 Season Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2000%E2%80%9301_Liverpool_F.C._season : www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Games/42





'2001/02':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/V1oGUnASGKo/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/V1oGUnASGKo/</a>

or

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-ND2CFYFYgWQTE5clM2WGpWb1E/preview : Part 1 of 2 - 53 mins

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-ND2CFYFYgWNTVjMGJLdUVVVFU/preview : Part 2 of 2 - 39 mins


^ 2001/02 Season Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2000%E2%80%9301_Liverpool_F.C._season : www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Games/44





'2002/03':-

www.bilibili.com/video/av84589649/ : Part 1 of 2 - 53 mins

www.bilibili.com/video/BV1r7411e7Zw?p=2 : Part 2 of 2 - 54 mins


^ 2002/03 Season Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2002%E2%80%9303_Liverpool_F.C._season : www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Games/45




2003 League Cup Final...







'Liverpool v Manchester United | 2003 League Cup Final' - full match replay:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/sTx8nucrqUQ" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/sTx8nucrqUQ</a>



'10 minute highlights':-

www.facebook.com/thekopthaifan/videos/1193338121006480



'League Cup Final 2003 : Liverpool 2 - 0 Manchester United' - 3 minute highlights:-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/2aWugJIQM2M" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/2aWugJIQM2M</a>


^ LFCHistory.net Match Info page: https://www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Game/2432

RAWK Match Report (I couldn't find the match thread - if there was one back in the day?) - www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=11003.0





'2003/04' - 90 minutes:-

https://mega.nz/folder/owlTkCxS#I0Jkotvo-Pm8KEVMsQZxrA (a 1.38gb download)


^ 2003/04 Season Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2003%E2%80%9304_Liverpool_F.C._season : www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/Games/46






Some 'youtube playlists' for Liverpool seasons under Gerard Houllier:-


1998/99 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLte5vKHiXI7Ew24bCVICmA128izkB2mBC

1999/00 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLte5vKHiXI7H7Q6EPPMAqw5XRm9vVAyBI

2000/01 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLte5vKHiXI7HRxnje4vFg6gleuFzoD4Sg

2001/02 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLte5vKHiXI7G-X98T90cJRHclznj8BISC

2002/03 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLte5vKHiXI7HEmlULB4BL5kjVPBS3QoGh

2003/04 : www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLK02vaO4nktbdyJKcRXbxL_6uivAVJ-rW






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Apologies if already posted, The Guardian had a few nice articles and tributes on Gerard Houllier's passing today:-


'Gérard Houllier, former Liverpool and France manager, dies aged 73' - www.theguardian.com/football/2020/dec/14/gerard-houllier-former-liverpool-and-france-manager-dies-aged-73

'Gérard Houllier obituary' - www.theguardian.com/football/2020/dec/14/gerard-houllier-obituary

'Gérard Houllier: the man who helped to make LFC great again' - www.theguardian.com/football/2020/feb/11/gerard-houllier-the-man-who-nearly-died-making-liverpool-great-again

'Liverpool show golden touch' (2001 UEFA Cup Final Match Report) - www.theguardian.com/football/2001/may/17/uefa.sport2




The fan channels too:-


This Is Anfield: 'Liverpool FC mourns passing of Gerard Houllier':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/T2OR_5oWIQg" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/T2OR_5oWIQg</a>



RedMen TV : 'A Tribute To Gerard Houllier':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/Fk4NSTWCIxo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/Fk4NSTWCIxo</a>



'Gerard Houllier Tributes - How He Modernized LFC | The Final Word':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/qihaqoeXFmY" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/qihaqoeXFmY</a>



The Anfield Wrap: 'TAW Special - Gerard Houllier':-

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/_wE2JWA4tF0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/_wE2JWA4tF0</a>











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• A mini-index of RAWK's 'Liverpool Audio / Video thread' content info for years gone by, recent times, Season Reviews, Cup Final victories - Domestic, European, and World, etc:-


www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=345769.msg17787576#msg17787576 & www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=112969.0


1989/90 : 1987/88 : 1985/86 : 1983/84 : Shankly : Paisley : Fagan : Kenny : Houllier : Rafa : Barnes : Hansen : Souness : Rush : Clem : Ray : Memorable YNWAs.


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Some 'Useful Info' for following the football + TV, Streams, Highlights & Replays etc - www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=345769

A mini-index of RAWK's 'Liverpool Audio / Video thread' content over the years; & more - www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=345769.msg17787576#msg17787576

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #423 on: December 14, 2020, 03:48:10 pm »
RIP Gérard Houllier

A legend and a gentleman.
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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #424 on: December 14, 2020, 03:48:38 pm »
RIP Ged

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #425 on: December 14, 2020, 03:49:27 pm »
Sad sad news.  :'(

YNWA Gerard.

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #426 on: December 14, 2020, 03:51:34 pm »
Thank you to Ged for all his commitment to LFC.
You gave us so many reasons to smile. RIP.
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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #427 on: December 14, 2020, 03:56:53 pm »
It was his team that I first fell in love with.

Gutted :(
I loved that team. Two Germans for full backs, and one in the midfield. Sami and Henchoz as the two pillars at the back. That team today would be good enough to challenge for the league. With one or two more quality players added, it certainly would have been good enough to win it.

"5 cups, and the Champions League!" Can still hear that ringing in my head. An absolutely amazing season.

Thank you, Ged.

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« Reply #428 on: December 14, 2020, 03:59:23 pm »
For my generation of fans, who had mostly missed the 'glory years', that treble season was truly wonderful. I remember that period of time with huge fondness. Thank you Gerard, and rest in peace.

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #429 on: December 14, 2020, 04:00:15 pm »
Just seen the news. Shocked and saddened. Thank you for all the memories and RIP.

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« Reply #430 on: December 14, 2020, 04:00:30 pm »
I loved that team. Two Germans for full backs, and one in the midfield. Sami and Henchoz as the two pillars at the back. That team today would be good enough to challenge for the league. With one or two more quality players added, it certainly would have been good enough to win it.

"5 cups, and the Champions League!" Can still hear that ringing in my head. An absolutely amazing season.

Thank you, Ged.

It really was great and I think it might be the season I went to most games (that or 98/99, so I really hope it was this one!). A favourite was the 5-0 semi final win over Palace when we overturned their first leg deficit early. Litmanen, Fowler and Smicer all in sync. Brilliant stuff.

We had such a strong squad though. A really solid back four. Then two players for every position really. Gary Mac, Hamann, Gerrard then Biscan in midfield. Berger, Smicer, Barmby, Murphy out wide. Fowler, Owen and Heskey, then Litmanen too up front. Just a really strong, balanced squad.

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« Reply #431 on: December 14, 2020, 04:07:19 pm »
It really was great and I think it might be the season I went to most games (that or 98/99, so I really hope it was this one!). A favourite was the 5-0 semi final win over Palace when we overturned their first leg deficit early. Litmanen, Fowler and Smicer all in sync. Brilliant stuff.

We had such a strong squad though. A really solid back four. Then two players for every position really. Gary Mac, Hamann, Gerrard then Biscan in midfield. Berger, Smicer, Barmby, Murphy out wide. Fowler, Owen and Heskey, then Litmanen too up front. Just a really strong, balanced squad.
It's a shame that the Guinean Messi left us the year before, otherwise we'd be all conquering. That summer window we signed him and Sami will always be a memorable one. I can remember watching us in pre-season and thinking "we've got some quality players here" despite them being unknown. That green away shirt will forever be synonymous.

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« Reply #432 on: December 14, 2020, 04:18:25 pm »
A great man, always dignified.
Beatings will continue until morale improves...

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« Reply #433 on: December 14, 2020, 04:26:45 pm »
Absolutely Gutted

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« Reply #434 on: December 14, 2020, 04:28:31 pm »
Well, this is terrible news. He brought us back. After years in the wilderness, he gave us one of the most memorable seasons we've had in recent memory during the treble winning season. He gave us so much to be happy about. RIP Ged.

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« Reply #435 on: December 14, 2020, 04:34:36 pm »
What a massive shame. RIP Gerard. So saddened by this, Gerard's team was my first true awakening of football and what made me fall in love with Liverpool.

As a kid, he provided the best memories I had of football. It was all his making. And while he didn't achieve the league or European Cup, the fact that he glittered Anfield in a way befitting of those winners is testament to how great a man he was.

He put us on the road for that eventual success, and without it, as a younger fan I don't think I would have quite had the faith that Liverpool could regain it. He provided some of the best days of my life, proved the magic of the club was still there and infused all younger fans with that spirit to believe in greater things.

That taste of magic he gave to us younger folk who were born just passed the glory years is what drove the younger generation on. Cannot underestimate his influence for guys like myself and so many.

Thanks Gerard, forever in the club's DNA and I will always carry the belief you gave!

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #436 on: December 14, 2020, 04:36:35 pm »
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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #437 on: December 14, 2020, 04:38:49 pm »
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Jürgen Klopp today paid tribute to Gerard Houllier on behalf of the current Liverpool squad after the former Reds boss sadly passed away on Monday morning.

The 73-year-old managed the club between 1998 and 2004, famously inspiring the unprecedented treble of 2001 as the League, FA and UEFA Cups were all secured in one incredible season.

 “It is really, really, really a sad day,” Klopp told Liverpoolfc.com. “I didn’t know Gerard too well – I met him a couple of times, but in those few moments he created a relationship with me which was really special.

“He is a true Liverpool legend and he is a true coaching legend. He was really influential in the game. A great coach, but a human being who gave you a really warm feeling when you were around him. For all of us it is a big loss and a really sad day.”

Houllier oversaw 307 matches while in charge of Liverpool, adding a further League Cup to the cabinet in 2003.

The French tactician’s work on and off the pitch helped restore the Reds to their position of one of Europe’s biggest forces, and laid foundations for further success in the years to come.

And upon Klopp’s arrival at Anfield in 2015, one of the first messages of congratulations he received was from Houllier, with regular communication between the pair continuing in the years that followed.

“I met him before I came to Liverpool and I knew him a little bit then,” explained Klopp. “When I arrived here, one of the first messages I received – and I didn’t even know he had my number – was from Gerard Houllier.

“I know he had other clubs – worked for other clubs, was successful with other clubs – but the way he described it, Liverpool was his club, his real club where he probably felt still connected more than any other clubs.

“He was really supportive from the first day; between now and then, always messages came in after big games, big defeats, big wins and all these kind of things. In between, Gerard really texted and told me, ‘That was right… that was wrong… I know the situation…’ and all this kind of stuff.

“He was a really, really, really nice and gentle person. I miss him now already. Maybe the only good thing you can say in the moment is he will never be forgotten here.”

Houllier was hugely influential in a major redevelopment of Melwood in 2001 as the club’s then training facility was transformed into a state-of-the-art complex.

“He was very influential for the Melwood rebuild,” said Klopp. “Melwood at the time was a really modern place and that was because of him – he was a really modern coach, he played a specific way of football.

“He was influential in all parts; a real and proper manager and had his finger in pretty much all decisions in the club and in a really nice way, and you don’t get that too often.

“When you meet a manager out there, we always have something to talk about, but not between all of us – that’s normal, that creates kind of a relationship. But with him, it happened in the first moment. That’s it.”

Recognition of Houllier’s success adorns the walls at the club’s new AXA Training Centre in Kirkby.

Asked if that is the legacy Liverpool fans will remember about him, Klopp replied: “Of course, they will remember [the trophies] – but I hope they will remember him as well as a man who gave his all for this club and changed the fortune of the club in difficult times.

“I am not sure, I was not here, but he brought this club back on its legs. He started in kind of maybe a strange situation as one of two managers, but made the best of it – that was his character, obviously – and then became very, very influential.

“I think, if you want to remember him, you have so many things you can remember – and that’s probably the best thing you can say about a person.”

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #438 on: December 14, 2020, 04:42:51 pm »
Rest in Peace Gerard.

My first Liverpool manager. What a crazy ride it was, that 2001 season.

Always remember that Roma game where he came back too, felt like a real-life movie moment.

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Re: RIP Gérard Houllier 1947-2020
« Reply #439 on: December 14, 2020, 04:43:44 pm »
The boss with three captains of the club, all holding trophies.  :)