May 22, 2024

The 75-year-old double European Cup winner Larry Lloyd was honoured by Nottingham Forest. Former England international Lloyd was a vital member of the legendary Forest team that won back-to-back European Cups in 1979 and 1980. In addition to playing more than 200 games for Forest and Liverpool, he earned four caps for his nation. The club released the following statement on social media: “We are very sorry to hear of Larry Lloyd’s demise. Larry, who made 218 appearances for the team overall, was a crucial member of the Miracle Men and was a key member of the Forest team that famously won back-to-back European Cups in 1979 and 1980.

Lloyd started his career with his hometown club, Bristol Rovers, before he was snapped up by Liverpool legend Bill Shankly in 1969. After leaving Liverpool he went on to play for various other English clubs as well as Forest, including Coventry City and Wigan Athletic.

 

Lloyd joined the Latics in a player-manager role in a move which started a brief coaching career. He guided them to promotion from the fourth tier before keeping them up the following year he moving on to Notts County, where he spent a year in charge.

 

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