Jacques Crevoisier, former Liverpool assistant to Houllier, dies at 72

PARIS: Jacques Crevoisier , former assistant coach of Gerard Houllier in Liverpool, he died at the age of 72, the Premier league the club said Sunday.

The Frenchman joined Liverpool in 2001 and spent two years on Houllier's staff, helping the team win a League Cup title before returning to his homeland for family reasons.

Everyone's thoughts on Liverpool FC We are with Jacques' family and friends at this sad time, the club said in a statement.

Jacques was a charming boy, he said Phil Thompson , Assistant manager of Liverpool during Crevoisier's time with the club.

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Jacques was a very good coach and a very good administrator too, an absolutely excellent guy and he is very, very sad. My condolences go out to his entire family.

Christophe Bidal, vice president of AS Baume-les-Dames, the French low-league club where Crevoisier played and then coached, told AFP that he had suffered a heart attack on Saturday night.