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Puel's Lyon repaying the faith

October 18, 2009
By Andy Brassell
There aren't many departed managers you can imagine celebrating with their former charges in the dressing room the way Gérard Houllier did after Liverpool's 2005 Champions League final win in Istanbul. It's certainly fair to assume if Lyon were to find themselves throwing a party in the basement of the Santiago Bernabéu come May, Houllier wouldn't be invited.

While even Houllier's biggest detractors would salute his trophy haul on Merseyside, he's just one in a series of coaches to fall ...

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