Following the un-timely death of former Liverpool title winning defender Gary Ablett (46), we’ve decided to track down the where abouts of the Merseyside clubs last title winning squad in 1989-90.
Bruce Grobbelaar (54): Liverpool’s most famous keeper currently resides in Canada and sometimes appears as a pundit on Norwegian TV channel TV-2.
Mike Hooper (47): Grobbelaar’s under-study who was never able to step out of his shadow and is currently working as a bouncer at Studio nightclub in Durham.
David Burrows (43): Liverpool’s left-back emigrated to France with his family after hanging up his boots can be found playing recreational football in his new hometown of Dordogne.
Gary Gillespie (51): Liverpool’s former centre-half currently commentates on Liverpool games for their in-house TV station LFC TV.
Alan Hansen (56): Liverpool’s captain is just as famous now as he was in his hayday, co-presenting BBC’s Match of the Day.
Steve Harkness (40): Harkness was forced to retire from the game aged 31 with a back injury which plagued his career, he currently lives with his Wife and kids in Liverpool.
Glenn Hysen (52): Hysen is currently head-coach of Swedish second division side Utsiktens BK.
Steve Nicol (50): Nicol is currently on the look-out for a new challenge having left the New England Revolutions where he picked up the MLS Coach of the Year in his first year in charge ten years ago.
Steve Staunton (42): Currently out of work after failing to make it as a manager most notably the Rep. of Ireland job in 2006-07.
Nick Tanner (46): Forced to retire with a back injury in 1994, currently coaching in the lower echelons of English soccer.
Barry Venison (47): Currently living in California with his Wife and kids had a brief stint as a pundit on Sky Sports and ITV.
John Barnes (48): Currently looking to take over the Rwandan national team. Has managed Celtic , Jamaica and Tranmere since retirement.
Ray Houghton (49): Currently works as a TV pundit on Irish TV station RTE co-presenting the Premiership.
Jim Magilton (42): Magilton is currently part of the Shamrock Rovers coaching set-up and is inline to take the vacant manager post.
Mike Marsh (42): Currently Liverpool’s under 18 manger having movred up from the under 16 squad.
Steve McMahon (50): Currently under investigation by the Singapore CAD after his Profitable Group Company were forced to cease trading.
Jan Molby (48): Currently works as a commentator with Danish TV station TV-2, and also reports on games for BBC Radio Five Live.
Ronnie Whelan (50): Currently works as a pundit with former team-mate Ray Houghton on RTE’s the Premiership.
John Aldridge (53): Currently run’s numerous Charity events for children’s Hospital’s and is also a regular on Liverpool’s in house TV station LFC TV.
Peter Beardsley (50): Currently reserve team manager at his former club Newcastle United.
Ronny Rosenthal (48): Currently works as a football consultant in England.
Ian Rush (50): Currently Liverpool’s new soccer schools ambassador and part of the clubs Commercial team.
Kenny Dalglish (60): Back in the Anfield hot-seat after leaving the club in 1991 for a new challenge. Did play one game aged 39 against Derby as a substitute.