David Ginola Sues Former France & Liverpool Boss Gerard Houllier, Because He’s Worth It

Alan Duffy

15th, November 2011

9 Comments

By Alan Duffy


Luscious-locked footballing woman’s crumpet, David “Because I’m worth it” Ginola is to sue his former France boss Gerard Houllier over offensive comments allegedly made by the former Liverpool manager in a new book, Coaches’ Secrets.

The trouble all stems from that infamous World Cup qualifier in November 1993, when France conceded a last-minute goal against Bulgaria in Paris. With the home side only needing a draw, the scores were level as 1-1 with only seconds left on the clock. However, rather than hold on to the ball in the corner of the pitch to see the game out, Ginola fired over a misplaced cross, which allowed the Bulgarians to counter-attck and score a winner, courtesy of Emil Kostadinov. Bulgaria thus proceeded to the finals

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9 Comments

  1. kct says:

    If Ginola did this in every qualifier, resulting in numerous goals being conceded over the whole length of the group qualifying stages, then Houllier would STILL not have a point. He’s the man that should’ve guided France to the WC. Fair play to Ginola.

  2. murry1975 says:

    Hardly Ginola’s fault that nobody in the rest of the French team tried to tackle the Bulgarians is it? And when you consider this Bulgarian side went to the semi-finals of that WC , with the joint top goalscorer (Stoichkov) it makes Houllier’s comments seem to be going against the facts that he was a shite manager .

  3. John says:

    Houllier is a deeply unpleasant man.

  4. Sultan says:

    Cracker of a shot….

  5. Mr. Sparkle says:

    If I was a Liverpool fan, I’d sue Houllier for buying El Hadji Diouf.

  6. Tom says:

    what a strike son!

  7. Al says:

    Considering they ran the ball out from their own penalty area and therefore past every other member of the France team before scoring a ridiculous shot – yep totally Ginola’s fault

  8. In full agreement with Tom and Sultan…shut up about the Ginola mistake cos that is some finish!

  9. Jack says:

    Maybe it is true. Maybe Ginola was being vindictive, Houllier has a right to an opinion. People who get attack you from any side other than the front I can’t stand. Perhaps his money from shampoo endorsements was running low.

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