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Houllier forced to explain comments

December 8, 2010
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Aston Villa boss Gerard Houllier has moved to clarify remarks he made after the club's 3-0 defeat at Liverpool in the wake of a furious reaction from the supporters.

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Speaking after the match, Houllier said: "If I have got to lose 3-0, I would prefer it to be to them as I like Liverpool.''

With Villa hovering just two points above the relegation zone and on a poor run of, it was the kind of remark which was sure to rile the ...

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