Brendan Rodgers

Born: January 26, 1973 (age 43)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)

Hometown: Carnlough, Northern Ireland
Nationality: Northern Ireland flag Northern Irish

Liverpool's Northern Irish manager Brendan Rodgers applauds before the start of the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on August 17, 2014
Career History
Senior1990-1993Reading
1993-1994Newport County
Managerial2008-2009Watford
2009Reading
2010-2012Swansea City
2012-2015Liverpool
Sports Mole has 5,281 articles about Brendan Rodgers. Articles 1 to 40:
Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur on April 2, 2016
Philippe Coutinho: 'Jurgen Klopp will help me improve at Liverpool'
Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho says that he will continue to improve as a player under the guidance of manager Jurgen Klopp.
10:44
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers on the bench during his side's 7-0 Champions League loss to Barcelona at the Camp Nou on September 13, 2016
Brendan Rodgers hails "magnificent" Celtic
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers describes his side's performance during their 3-3 Champions League draw with Manchester City as "brilliant" and "magnificent".
Sep 28, 22:28
A general view of the inside of Celtic Park prior to the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Dundee on September 22, 2012
Scott Sinclair: 'Celtic learned from Barcelona defeat'
Celtic winger Scott Sinclair says that his side learned from their 7-0 defeat to Barcelona and put the lessons into practice during their 3-3 draw with Manchester City.
Sep 28, 22:12
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola gives instructions on August 24, 2016
Result: Celtic hold Manchester City in six-goal thriller
Celtic end Pep Guardiola's perfect start to his Manchester City career courtesy of a thrilling 3-3 Champions League draw at Celtic Park.
Sep 28, 21:38
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola gives instructions on August 24, 2016
Live Commentary: Celtic 3-3 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Celtic's thrilling 3-3 draw with Manchester City as Pep Guardiola's side come from behind three times to earn a point at Celtic Park.
Sep 28, 18:44
Nolito in action for Manchester City on August 28, 2016
Team News: Nolito in for Kevin De Bruyne
Nolito comes in for the injured Kevin De Bruyne as Manchester City travel to Celtic in the Champions League.
Sep 28, 18:39
Brendan Rodgers and Raheem Sterling on February 26, 2015
Brendan Rodgers hails "brilliant" Raheem Sterling
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers heaps praise on Raheem Sterling for the progress he has made since being handed his debut during their time together at Liverpool.
Sep 27, 15:41
John Stones in action for Manchester City on August 24, 2016
Manchester City defender John Stones wary of Celtic causing upset
Manchester City defender John Stones says that Celtic need to be taken "seriously" ahead of tomorrow's Champions League meeting.
Sep 27, 11:26
Celtic FC chief executive Peter Lawwell during a press conference in Seoul on December 21, 2009
Celtic chief executive: 'Joey Barton wanted to join us'
Peter Lawwell dismisses claims from Joey Barton that Celtic made moves to sign the midfielder before he joined Rangers, instead suggesting that it was the other way round.
Sep 20, 18:02
Christian Benteke scores a winning penalty during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Liverpool on March 6, 2016
Christian Benteke: 'No regrets over Liverpool move'
Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke insists he has no regrets about his time at Liverpool
Sep 18, 14:23
Brendan Rodgers the Liverpool manager looks on prior to kickoff during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool at The Hawthorns on February 2, 2014
Brendan Rodgers: "We ran out of legs"
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers admits that his team "ran out of legs" in the second half of Tuesday night's 7-0 defeat to Barcelona.
Sep 13, 22:06
Luis Suarez sticks a thumb up during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Sporting Gijon on April 23, 2016
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers: 'Luis Suarez one of most beautiful men'
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers describes Luis Suarez as "one of the most beautiful men you can come across".
Sep 12, 18:08
Liverpool's Italian forward Mario Balotelli is pictured during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Hull City at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on October 25, 2014
Mario Balotelli: 'Joining Liverpool was worst mistake of my life'
Mario Balotelli describes joining Liverpool as the "worst mistake" of his life.
Sep 12, 10:02
Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on September 26, 2015 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Brendan Rodgers hails Moussa Dembele's agent
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers pays tribute to Moussa Dembele's agent for playing a key role in the young Frenchman moving to Celtic Park.
Sep 11, 14:16
Leigh Griffiths of Celtic celebrates scoring a goal against Dundee United at Tannadice Park on January 15, 2016
Celtic made to wait on Leigh Griffiths ahead of Old Firm clash
Celtic face an anxious wait on the fitness of frontman Leigh Griffiths as they prepare to face Rangers in the Old Firm league derby for the first time in four years.
Sep 8, 17:39
Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on October 4, 2015 in Liverpool, England.
Brendan Rodgers relishing "unique" atmosphere ahead of Old Firm clash
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers talks up the atmosphere around Parkhead as he prepares to manage his first-ever Old Firm clash between the Hoops and Rangers.
Sep 8, 16:54
Mamadou Sakho in action for Liverpool in December 2013
Jurgen Klopp: 'Mamadou Sakho doesn't need to gain my trust'
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists that France international Mamadou Sakho could still play a part for the club this season, as long as he can prove his fitness.
Sep 8, 14:50
Luis Alberto of Liverpool in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Liverpool at St James' Park on October 19, 2013
Liverpool midfielder Luis Alberto completes switch to Lazio
Liverpool announce that midfielder Luis Alberto has left the club to sign for Lazio.
Aug 31, 18:18
Cristian Gamboa in action for West Brom on November 29, 2014
Cristian Gamboa joins Celtic on three-year deal
Celtic announce the signing of Costa Rican full-back Cristian Gamboa on a three-year deal from West Bromwich Albion.
Aug 30, 15:27
Luis Alberto of Liverpool in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Liverpool at St James' Park on October 19, 2013
Liverpool 'agree £6m fee with Lazio over sale of Luis Alberto'
Liverpool reportedly agree a £6m deal with Lazio for the sale of midfielder Luis Alberto.
Aug 29, 18:16
Glenn Whelan of Stoke City and Cristian Gamboa of West Bromwich Albion compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion at Britannia Stadium on August 29, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, England.
West Bromwich Albion defender Cristian Gamboa having medical at Celtic?
West Bromwich Albion defender Cristian Gamboa is reportedly having a medical at Scottish champions Celtic.
Aug 29, 14:22
Tomas Rogic of Celtic controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League match between Celtic FC and Molde FK at Celtic Park on November 5, 2015
Result: Celtic edge out Hapoel Be'er Sheva on aggregate to earn group-stage qualification
Celtic gain qualification to the group stages of the Champions League despite falling to a 2-0 defeat in the second leg of their playoff clash away at Hapoel Be'er Sheva.
Aug 23, 21:41
Tomas Rogic of Celtic controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League match between Celtic FC and Molde FK at Celtic Park on November 5, 2015
Live Commentary: Hapoel Be'er Sheva 2-0 Celtic - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Celtic qualify for the group stages of the Champions League despite a 2-0 second-leg defeat to Hapoel Be'er Sheva.
Aug 23, 18:45
Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on October 4, 2015 in Liverpool, England.
Brendan Rodgers: 'Still work to do for Celtic to qualify for Champions League'
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers warns his side that there is still work to do to qualify for the Champions League, despite holding a 5-2 lead over Hapoel Be'er Sheva.
Aug 22, 21:19
Retired Liverpool football club player Jamie Carragher arrives for a memorial service to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster at Anfield Stadium on April 15, 2014
Jamie Carragher: Defence "a big problem" for Liverpool
Jamie Carragher believes that a lack of strengthening in defence this summer could cost Liverpool a chance of competing for the Premier League title.
Aug 21, 13:50
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Celtic charged by UEFA after Palestine flags waved during Hapoel Be'er Sheva game
UEFA charges Celtic after an "illicit banner" was displayed during their 5-2 Champions League qualifying win over Israeli side Hapoel Be'er Sheva on Wednesday night.
Aug 19, 18:08
Scott Brown of Celtic FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League, Group H match between FC Barcelona and Celtic FC at the Camp Nou Stadium on December 11, 2013
Brendan Rodgers: 'Scott Brown's international retirement good news for Celtic'
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says that now is the right time for Scott Brown to retire from international duty with Scotland.
Aug 19, 12:18
Christian Benteke scores a winning penalty during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Liverpool on March 6, 2016
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew confirms "brave" Christian Benteke deal close
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew confirms that the club's "brave" move for Liverpool striker Christian Benteke is almost complete.
Aug 19, 09:18
Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on September 26, 2015 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Brendan Rodgers delighted with Celtic response
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says that he was delighted with his side's display during the final 30 minutes of their 5-2 win over Hapoel Be'er Sheva.
Aug 18, 01:39
Leigh Griffiths of Celtic controls the ball during the Scottish Premiership League Match between Celtic and Dundee United, at Celtic Park on August 16, 2014
Celtic's Leigh Griffiths happy with first-leg scoreline
Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths says that he is pleased with his team's performance against Hapoel Be'er Sheva.
Aug 17, 22:34
Tomas Rogic of Celtic controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League match between Celtic FC and Molde FK at Celtic Park on November 5, 2015
Result: Celtic earn advantage over Hapoel Be'er Sheva in Champions League playoff
Celtic gain the upper-hand over Hapoel Be'er Sheva in the first leg of their Champions League playoff tie following a hard-fought 5-2 victory at Celtic Park.
Aug 17, 21:39
Nir Bitton of Celtic in action during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying play off first leg match, between Celtic FC and Malmo FF at Celtic Park on August 19, 2015
Live Commentary: Celtic 5-2 Hapoel Be'er Sheva - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Celtic beat Hapoel Be'er Sheva 5-2 in the first leg of their Champions League playoff encounter.
Aug 17, 18:45
Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli gives a thumbs up after scoring Liverpool's third goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on February
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho 'meets with Liverpool's Mario Balotelli'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reportedly holds an 'informal meeting' with Liverpool outcast Mario Balotelli.
Aug 17, 10:10
Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on October 4, 2015 in Liverpool, England.
Brendan Rodgers expects Celtic Champions League qualification
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers expects his side to beat Hapoel Be'er Sheva and reach the group stages of the Champions League.
Aug 16, 18:21
Christian Benteke of Liverpool runs with the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Anfield on August 17, 2015
Liverpool reject £23m bid from Crystal Palace for Christian Benteke?
Liverpool reportedly reject a £23m bid rising to £30m from Crystal Palace for striker Christian Benteke.
Aug 16, 11:11
Despair for Dorus De Vries of Nottingham Forest as he concedes a goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Nottingham Forest at Craven Cottage on January 21, 2015
Celtic sign Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Dorus de Vries on two-year deal
Celtic confirm the signing of Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Dorus de Vries, 35, on a two-year deal.
Aug 14, 12:11
Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on October 4, 2015 in Liverpool, England.
Result: Celtic suffer International Champions Cup defeat at hands of Inter Milan
Inter Milan clinch a 2-0 win over a weakened Celtic side in Saturday's International Champions Cup fixture in Limerick, Antonio Candreva's chip adding to an Eder header.
Aug 13, 21:21
Tomas Rogic of Celtic in action against Den Bosch during the Pre Season Friendly between Celtic and De Bosch at St Mirren Park on July 01, 2015
Tom Rogic signs new Celtic contract until 2019
Celtic midfielder Tom Rogic, 23, signs a new three-year contract at Parkhead and credits new manager Brendan Rodgers as a key reason for committing to the club.
Aug 9, 19:36
Scott Sinclair of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Sunderland at Villa Park on August 29, 2015
Scott Sinclair credits Brendan Rodgers as big reason for picking Celtic
Scott Sinclair says that Brendan Rodgers was one of the main reasons why he swapped Aston Villa for Celtic.
Aug 8, 21:40
Scott Sinclair of Aston Villa looks on during the pre season friendly between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at Molineux on July 28, 2015
Scott Sinclair undergoing Celtic medical ahead of move from Aston Villa
Scott Sinclair will link up with former boss Brendan Rodgers at Celtic should he pass his medical in Glasgow on Saturday afternoon.
Aug 6, 12:55

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