Former Liverpool captain and coach Ronnie Moran has died at the age of 83.Also Read - PSG Forward Kylian Mbappe Drops Major Hint on His Future
Moran made 379 appearances for Liverpool between 1952 and 1966 and was the club’s longest-serving employee when he retired in 1998. Also Read - Manchester United vs Liverpool Live Streaming Premier League in India: Preview, Playing 11, Prediction - Where to Watch MUN vs LIV Live Stream Football Match Online on Disney Hotstar, JIOTV; TV Telecast Star Sports
He joined the coaching staff in 1966 and twice filled in as caretaker manager – after Kenny Dalglish’s resignation in 1991 and following Graeme Souness’ heart surgery in 1992. Also Read - 3 Times When Sachin Tendulkar Turned The Match With His Bowling | Watch Videos
His son confirmed he had passed away on Wednesday after a short illness.
Moran worked under nine different managers during his time in the dugout.
He famously led Liverpool out at Wembley in the 1992 FA Cup Final while caretaker manager while Souness was recovering from surgery.
The Crosby-born defender won 44 trophies during nearly five decades with the club.
A left-back in his playing days, Moran signed for Liverpool as a schoolboy in 1949 before turning professional in 1952 and making his debut in November that year.
He won seven major honours as a player, including leading the club to the Football League First Division title in 1963-64 and 1965-66 and the FA Cup in 1964-65 as captain.
After being offered a role on the backroom staff by Bill Shankly in the pre-season of the 1966-67 season, Moran was involved as the Reds won 11 league titles and four European Cups.
Working under Shankly, Moran was known as one of the ‘Bootroom Boys’ alongside Bob Paisley, Joe Fagan, Kenny Dalglish and Reuben Bennett.