David Ginola Loses Lawsuit Against Former France Boss Gerard Houllier

Alan Duffy

4th, April 2012

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By Alan Duffy


Ginola and Houllier in happier days.

According to a French court, David Ginola apparently isn’t actually worth it after all. The flowing-locked former Newcastle winger had brought a lawsuit against his former France manager, Gerard Houllier, after a spat which goes back 19 years.

Here the science bit After seeing his French side miss out on qualification for the 1994 World Cup courtesy of a shock home defeat at the hands of Bulgaria, Houllier publicly blamed Ginola for the defeat.

With just seconds left on the clock and the game at 1-1, a score which would have seen Les Bleus make it to USA ’94, Ginola decided to send over a wayward cross rather than hold onto the

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  1. Mr. Sparkle says:

    French courts are just as stupid as the ones here…

  2. Bill says:

    After seeing that goal, he is to blame, he’s in the corner with his team winning and comes up with a worthless cross that would embarrass Walcott after a night out.

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