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Liverpool legend Ronnie Moran dies at age of 83

By PA Reporter

Former Liverpool captain, coach and caretaker manager Ronnie Moran has died at the age of 83.

Moran made 379 appearances between 1952 and 1968, scoring 17 goals, but played as big a role as part of Bill Shankly's famous Boot Room. Having played for the Shankly he was invited by the Scot to join the coaching team and twice filled in as caretaker manager during his 49 years of service.

"Liverpool FC is deeply saddened by the passing of Ronnie Moran," said the club.

Moran's son Paul wrote on Twitter: "I am devastated to tell everyone my dad has passed away after a short illness".

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