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Houllier's official stats

As Gerard Houllier prepares to return to Anfield for the first time as an opposition manager, we take a look back at his six-year Liverpool tenure in numbers.

Top 10 appearance makers under Houllier

Sami Hyypia: 264
Jamie Carragher: 260
Steven Gerrard: 240
Michael Owen: 233
Danny Murphy: 230
Emile Heskey: 223
Dietmar Hamann: 208
Stephane Henchoz: 201
Vladimir Smicer: 168
John Arne Riise: 147

Top 10 goalscorers under Houllier

Michael Owen: 124
Emile Heskey: 60
Danny Murphy: 44
Robbie Fowler : 37
Steven Gerrard: 28
Sami Hyypia: 21
Vladimir Smicer: 18
Patrik Berger: 17
Milan Baros: 14
John Arne Riise: 14

Nationalities of players used by Houllier

England: 19
France: 9
Norway: 6
Rep Ireland: 5
Germany: 4
Czech Republic: 3
Finland: 2
Holland: 2
Scotland: 2
Senegal: 2
Wales: 2
Australia: 1
Cameroon: 1
Croatia: 1
Guinea: 1
Mali: 1
Poland: 1
Portugal: 1
South Africa: 1
Switzerland: 1
USA: 1

Total players used

66


Overall

Played: 307
Wins: 160
Draws: 73
Defeats: 74
Goals for: 516
Goals against: 298
Win ratio: 52.12 per cent

League

Played: 216
Wins:108
Draws: 54
Defeats: 54
Goals for: 354
Goals against: 212
Points: 378
Win ratio: 50.00 per cent

FA Cup

Played: 19
Wins: 12
Draws: 2
Defeats: 5
Goals for: 32
Goals against: 15
Win ratio: 63.16 per cent

League Cup

Played: 18
Wins: 13
Draws: 0
Defeats: 5
Goals for: 50
Goals against: 24
Win ratio: 72.22 per cent

Champions League

Played: 22
Wins: 9
Draws: 9
Defeats: 4
Goals for: 35
Goals against: 20
Win ratio: 40.91 per cent

UEFA Cup

Games in charge: 29
Wins: 16
Draws: 8
Defeats: 5
Goals for: 40
Goals against: 23
Win ratio: 55.17 per cent

UEFA Super Cup

Games in charge: 1
Wins: 1
Draws: 0
Defeats: 0
Goals for: 3
Goals against: 2
Win ratio: 100.00 per cent

Community Shield

Games in charge: 2
Wins: 1
Draws: 0
Defeats: 1
Goals for: 2
Goals against: 2
Win ratio: 50.00 per cent

Season by season

1998-1999 (As sole manager)

Games: 30
Wins: 12
Draws: 5
Defeats: 13
Goals for: 54
Goals against: 41
Win ratio: 40.00 per cent

1999-2000

Games: 43
Wins: 22
Draws: 10
Defeats: 11
Goals for: 63
Goals against: 36
Win ratio: 51.16 per cent

2000-2001

Games: 63
Wins: 39
Draws: 13
Defeats: 11
Goals for: 127
Goals against: 58
Win ratio: 61.90 per cent

2001-2002

Games: 59
Wins: 34
Draws: 15
Defeats: 10
Goals for: 99
Goals against: 48
Win ratio: 57.63 per cent

2002-2003

Games: 60
Wins: 30
Draws: 14
Defeats: 16
Goals for: 93
Goals against: 62
Win ratio: 50.00 per cent

2003-2004

Games: 52
Wins: 23
Draws: 16
Defeats: 13
Goals for: 80
Goals against: 53
Win ratio: 44.23 per cent

Author: James Carroll and Ged Rea

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