Tag: houllier

The unravelling of Gérard Houllier’s Liverpool

It was March 2002 and Liverpool were flying high. As the 2001/02 Premier League season entered its closing stretch, manager Gérard Houllier made a grandiose declaration about his team’s future; they were,…

Liverpool and Roma’s classic Anfield duel of 2002

The expected flood of nostalgia that’s ramped up over the past couple of weeks following Liverpool’s march into the Champions League semi-finals is a product almost as much of their opponents at…

The unfulfilled international career of David Ginola

November 17, 1993. Almost 50,000 fans packed into the Parc des Princes, the majority of whom were expectant Frenchmen, preparing to celebrate their qualification for USA 94; a first at international football’s…