Which famous people have you outlived?

Gérard Houllier

French football manager and player

Died when: 73 years 102 days (879 months)
Star Sign: Virgo


Gérard Houllier

Gérard Paul Francis Houllier OBE (French pronunciation: ​[ʒeʁaʁ ulje]; 3 September 1947 – 14 December 2020) was a French professional football manager and player.

Clubs he managed include Paris Saint-Germain, Lens and Liverpool, where he won the FA Cup, League Cup, FA Charity Shield, UEFA Cup and UEFA Super Cup in 2001.

He then guided Lyon to two French titles, before announcing his resignation on 25 May 2007.He became manager of Aston Villa in September 2010.

He also coached the France national team between 1992 and 1993.He assisted Aimé Jacquet in the 1998 FIFA World Cup, was part of UEFA's and FIFA's Technical Committee in the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cup finals, and technical director for the French Football Federation during the 2010 finals.

In June 2011, he stepped down from club coaching, leaving his managerial role at Aston Villa, following frequent hospitalisation over heart problems.

From July 2012 until his death, Houllier had been head of global football for Red Bull.He was responsible for Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg, Germany's RB Leipzig and American club New York Red Bulls, Red Bull Brasil, as well as the now dissolved Red Bull Ghana academies.

He became the technical director of women's football clubs Lyon Féminin and OL Reign in November 2020.

Related People

Brian Clough
English football manager
Matt Busby
Scottish football manager
Rinus Michels
Dutch football manager
This content was extracted from Wikipedia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License