David Moores dead at 76: Tributes compensated to ex-Liverpool owner and chairman who offered club to Hicks and Gillett

    FORMER Liverpool chairman and owner David Moores has died aged 76.

    Tributes have put in across social networking following a news of his passing.

    Ex-Liverpool owner and chairman David Moores has died aged 76

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    Ex-Liverpool owner and chairman David Moores has died aged 76Credit: News Group Newspapers Limited
    Moores was owner and chairman when Liverpool won the Champions League in 2005

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    Moores was owner and chairman when Liverpool won the Champions League in 2005Credit: Alamy
    Liverpool won 10 trophies while Moores (left) was chairman

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    Liverpool won 10 trophies while Moores (left) was chairmanCredit: Getty

    The Moores family held a big part stake in Liverpool in excess of half a century, before Moores themself grew to become chairman in 1991.

    Then he offered his stake that the gym has 16 years later to questionable American businessmen Tom&nbspHicks and George Gillett.

    Liverpool won 10 trophies during Moores’ spell as chairman, such as the historic Champions League triumph in 2005.

    Moores died on Friday morning.

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    He continued to be keen on the club after selling up, and came back to Anfield in 2019 the very first time in ten years to look at the Reds beat Everton 5-2.

    Mister Kenny Dalglish brought the tributes to Moores on social networking.

    He authored: “Marina &amp I are generally very saddened through the passing of David Moores.

    “He would be a loyal Liverpool fan whose dream came true as he was hired Chairman, &amp he did a significant add up to assist the Club.

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    “Our condolences visit his family. He’ll be greatly missed by all who understood him. RIP.”

    Liverpool hero Jamie Carragher also compensated tribute to Moores, who had been chairman in the club for a lot of his time in the club.

    Carragher authored on Twitter: “RIP Mr Chairman.After I consider the great occasions I’d at @LFC David Moores was in the centre from it. He’ll be greatly missed. Appreciate that which you did for me personally &amp the club.”

    Mark Lawrenson – another legendary Liverpool defender – also compensated his respects.

    Lawrenson authored: “Sad news about David Moores..Massive Liverpool fan-His contribution to LFC is understated….We shall miss him…RIP…”

    Inside a statement Liverpool stated: “Liverpool FC is deeply saddened through the passing of former chairman and owner David Moores.

    “He died at age 76 on Friday morning, just days after his beloved wife of 39 years, Marge, died.

    “The ideas of everybody at Liverpool FC are with David’s family and buddies only at that hard time.”

    Moores and Steven Gerrard in 2005 after Liverpool won the Champions League

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    Moores and Steven Gerrard in 2005 after Liverpool won the Champions LeagueCredit: Occasions Newspapers Limited
    Moores and former chief executive Rick Parry at Anfield

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    Moores and former leader Ron Parry at AnfieldCredit: Occasions Newspapers Limited

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