May 22, 2024

Lloyd, a former England international, played a key role in the iconic Forest team which won consecutive European Cups in 1979 and 1980. He won four caps for his country and also amassed over 200 appearances for both Forest and Liverpool

In a statement shared on social media, the club said: “We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Larry Lloyd. Part of the Miracle Men, Larry was an integral player in the Forest side that memorably won back-to-back European Cups in 1979 and 1980, making 218 appearances for the club in total.

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.

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.

Fans on social media were quick to pay tribute to the Forest icon. One fan wrote: “Sad news. Played a huge part in our success of the late 70’s. RIP Larry,” while another added: “Rest in peace, Larry. His legacy will forever be cherished in football history.”

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