David Moores: Former Liverpool chairman and proprietor dies aged 76

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David Moores and Gerard Houllier
David Moores (left) and supervisor Gerard Houllier with the Uefa Cup – a part of Liverpool’s cup treble in 2000-01

Former Liverpool chairman and proprietor David Moores has died on the age of 76.

Moores was chairman at Anfield between 1991 and 2007, then grew to become honorary life president after promoting his majority stake to Individuals Tom Hicks and George Gillett.

The membership mentioned in a statementexternal-link it was “deeply saddened” to study of Moores’ demise.

“The ideas of everybody at Liverpool FC are with David’s household and pals at this tough time,” it added.

Moores oversaw Liverpool’s entry into the inaugural Premier League in 1992, and was on the helm because the membership received 10 main trophies, together with the Champions League in 2005 below supervisor Rafael Benitez.

The lifelong Reds fan attended his first recreation at Anfield for 10 years when he watched Liverpool win 5-2 in opposition to Everton in December 2019.

His uncle, Sir John Moores, was the founding father of the Littlewoods retail empire and twice served as Everton chairman through the Sixties and Seventies.

Throughout his 16-year reign, Moores additionally appointed managers Roy Evans and Gerard Houllier.

Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish supplied condolences along with his spouse Marina to the Moores household.

Dalglish wrote on Twitterexternal-link: “He was a loyal Liverpool fan whose dream got here true when he was appointed chairman, and he did an amazing quantity to assist the membership.

“He’ll be significantly missed by all who knew him. RIP.”

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