Brendan Rodgers

Born: January 26, 1973 (age 44)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)

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

Team: Celtic
Brendan Rodgers watches on during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Career History
Senior1990-1993Reading
1993-1994Newport County
Managerial2008-2009Watford
2009Reading
2010-2012Swansea City
2012-2015Liverpool
2016-Celtic
Sports Mole has 5,340 articles about Brendan Rodgers. Articles 1 to 40:
Nadir Ciftci of Celtic makes his debut at the Pre Season Friendly between Celtic and Real Sociedad at St Mirren Park on July 10th, 2015
Celtic striker joins Polish side on loan
Celtic striker Nadir Ciftci joins Polish top-tier outfit Pogon Szczecin on loan until the end of the season.
Feb 17, 10:28
Brendan Rodgers watches on during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Brendan Rodgers: 'I want Celtic to win record 37th Scottish Cup'
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers is eager to extend the club's record haul of Scottish Cup wins this season by securing the trophy for the 37th time.
Feb 12, 20:12
Brendan Rodgers watches on during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Celtic to spend big in summer?
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers hints that the club may spend big in the summer transfer market.
Feb 10, 17:16
Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool and Mauricio Pochettino Manager of Tottenham Hotspur greet prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane on October 17, 2015
Preview: Liverpool vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between out-of-form Liverpool and title hopefuls Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield.
Feb 10, 07:52
Craig Gordon of Celtic in action during the UEFA Europa League Group D match between FC Salzburg and Celtic FC on September 18, 2014
Craig Gordon "very close" to signing new Celtic contract
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers reveals that Craig Gordon, who was a January target for Chelsea, is "very close" to signing a new contract at the club.
Feb 9, 18:54
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
Celtic midfielder Tom Rogic still "months" away from return
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers reveals that midfielder Tom Rogic is still "up to eight weeks" away from returning having undergone an operation on his ankle.
Feb 9, 17:08
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Dietmar Hamann: 'Jurgen Klopp contract a heart-over-head decision'
Liverpool acted with their "hearts and not their heads" when they offered manager Jurgen Klopp a six-year contract in the summer, according to Dietmar Hamann.
Feb 5, 17:02
Celtic striker Moussa Dembele in training ahead of his side's Champions League clash with Barcelona at the Camp Nou on September 13, 2016
Moussa Dembele rules out Chelsea move?
Celtic striker Moussa Dembele appears to rule out the possibility of leaving the club to join Chelsea in a late deadline-day move.
Jan 31, 19:34
Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon in action during his side's World Cup qualifier with England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Brendan Rodgers confirms Chelsea interest in Craig Gordon
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers confirms that the club have turned down an offer from Chelsea for goalkeeper Craig Gordon.
Jan 29, 20:46
Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon in action during his side's World Cup qualifier with England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Celtic 'reject Chelsea bid for Craig Gordon'
Chelsea reportedly have a bid for Craig Gordon rejected by Celtic as they continue their search for a new back-up goalkeeper.
Jan 26, 14:53
Dedryk Boyata of Celtic makes his debut during the Pre Season Friendly between Celtic and De Bosh at St. Mirren Park on July 01, 2015
Result: Celtic defeat St Johnstone to equal Lisbon Lions record
Celtic equal their all-time record of 26 matches unbeaten by seeing off St Johnstone.
Jan 25, 22:06
A general view of inside Pittodrie Stadium before the Scottish Premiere League match between Aberdeen FC and Motherwell FC at Pittodrie Stadium on May 11, 2014
Celtic midfielder Ryan Christie joins Aberdeen on loan
Celtic midfielder Ryan Christie joins Scottish Premiership rivals Aberdeen on loan until the end of the season.
Jan 24, 20:52
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
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers calls Scott Brown "a remarkable leader"
Celtic captain Scott Brown - on the verge of making his 400th appearance for the club - is a "remarkable leader", according to Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers.
Jan 23, 21:45
Kieran Tierney of Celtic holds off the challenge from Mattias Mostrom of Molde during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Celtic FC and Molde FK at Celtic Park on November 5, 2015 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Manchester United 'tracking Celtic's Kieran Tierney'
Manchester United are said to be tracking Celtic's in-demand young left-back Kieran Tierney.
Jan 17, 12:58
Henrikh Mkhitaryan in action for Manchester United against Hull City on August 27, 2016
Henrikh Mkhitaryan: 'Jurgen Klopp stopped me from joining Liverpool'
Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan reveals how he nearly joined Liverpool several years ago, but opted to sign for Jurgen Klopp's Borussia Dortmund instead.
Jan 15, 11:19
A general view of the ground ahead of the Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Inverness Caley Thistle at Celtic Park on May 24, 2015
Celtic sign Ivorian youngster Kouassi Eboue
Celtic make Kouassi Eboue their first signing of the January transfer window.
Jan 12, 22:45
Kolo Toure of Liverpool in action during the international friendly match between Thai Premier League All Stars and Liverpool FC at Rajamangala Stadium on July 14, 2015
Celtic to offer player-coach role to Kolo Toure
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers reveals that Kolo Toure could be handed a coaching role at the club.
Jan 12, 20:14
Celtic striker Moussa Dembele shoots during his side's 7-0 defeat to Barcelona in a Champions League match at the Camp Nou on September 13, 2016
Celtic assistant Chris Davies: 'Moussa Dembele worth more than £20m'
Celtic assistant manager Chris Davies says that £20m is "well below" the club's valuation for in-demand striker Moussa Dembele.
Jan 6, 20:45
Celtic striker Moussa Dembele shoots during his side's 7-0 defeat to Barcelona in a Champions League match at the Camp Nou on September 13, 2016
Celtic to reject West Ham United's approach for Moussa Dembele?
A report claims that West Ham United have been knocked back in their approach to lure Moussa Dembele from Celtic, as the Scottish club are not willing to sell this month.
Jan 5, 18:46
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers in training ahead of his side's Champions League match against Barcelona at the Camp Nou
Latest team news: Hamilton Academical vs. Celtic
The latest team news as Brendan Rodgers's Celtic look to make it 13 straight league wins with a trip to Hamilton Academical.
Dec 23, 10:30
Robert Snodgrass of Hull City controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round: second leg match between Hull City and AS Trencin at KC Stadium on August 7, 2014
Celtic 'to turn down Robert Snodgrass move'
Celtic are reportedly not interested in signing Hull City midfielder Robert Snodgrass, despite the Scotland international being willing to take a pay cut to move.
Dec 21, 14:38
Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates scoring Stoke's opener against Everton on December 28, 2015
Xherdan Shaqiri reveals Liverpool, Atletico Madrid interest
Stoke City midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri reveals that Liverpool and Atletico Madrid were interested in signing him before the 2014 World Cup.
Dec 20, 14:49
Cornerback Brandon Boykin #22 of the Philadelphia Eagles returns a kick against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers December 9, 2012
Celtic's Kris Commons joins Hibernian on emergency loan
Celtic attacker Kris Commons joins Scottish Championship outfit Hibernian on an emergency loan until January 15.
Dec 16, 18:00
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Premier League clash with Watford at Anfield on November 6, 2016
Preview: Everton vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Monday night's Merseyside derby between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park.
Dec 16, 15:48
Christian Benteke celebrates during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on December 3, 2016
Christian Benteke: 'No rift with Jurgen Klopp'
Former Liverpool striker Christian Benteke insists that there was no rift with Jurgen Klopp during their time together at Anfield.
Dec 15, 22:07
Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino in action during his side's Premier League clash with Watford at Anfield on November 6, 2016
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp surprised by 'cheap' cost of Roberto Firmino
Jurgen Klopp admits that he was surprised by the £29m cost of Roberto Firmino when Liverpool bought him in 2015.
Dec 9, 12:13
Brendan Rodgers watches on during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Brendan Rodgers: 'Liverpool are very close to becoming Premier League champions'
Brendan Rodgers says that his former club Liverpool are "very close" to winning the Premier League title.
Dec 8, 12:52
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers looks nervous on the bench during his side's 7-0 Champions League loss away to Barcelona at the Camp Nou on September 13, 2016
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers: 'We were absolutely brilliant'
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers reacts to his side's 1-1 draw with Manchester City in the Champions League.
Dec 6, 22:22
Kelechi Iheanacho scores with Jozo Simunovic in pursuit during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Live Commentary: Manchester City 1-1 Celtic - as it happened
Relive the 1-1 draw between Manchester City and Celtic at the Etihad Stadium as Patrick Roberts's goal against his parent club is cancelled out by Kelechi Iheanacho.
Dec 6, 18:45
Celtic striker Moussa Dembele shoots during his side's 7-0 defeat to Barcelona in a Champions League match at the Camp Nou on September 13, 2016
Report: Liverpool latest club interested in Celtic striker Moussa Dembele
Premier League giants Liverpool are the latest club said to be interested in highly-rated Celtic striker Moussa Dembele.
Dec 1, 17:30
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers in training ahead of his side's Champions League match against Barcelona at the Camp Nou
Brendan Rodgers proud of Celtic after clinching Scottish League Cup
A proud Brendan Rodgers says that there is "no greater feeling" than claiming his first trophy as Celtic boss after beating Aberdeen 3-0 in the Scottish League Cup final.
Nov 27, 18:44
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 thrash Aberdeen to claim Scottish League Cup
Celtic thrash Aberdeen 3-0 to win the Scottish League Cup - the Bhoys' 100th major trophy - in Sunday's final at Hampden Park.
Nov 27, 16:54
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers in training ahead of his side's Champions League match against Barcelona at the Camp Nou
Brendan Rodgers: 'Summer season would benefit Scottish clubs in Europe'
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers believes that the SPFL should move to a summer season to give Scottish teams a better chance of competing in Europe.
Nov 27, 12:08
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona beat Celtic to book last-16 spot in Champions League
Barcelona book their spot in the last-16 stage of the Champions League courtesy of a 2-0 win over Celtic in Scotland on Wednesday night.
Nov 23, 21:39
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique speaks at a press conference ahead of his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique expects tough test from Celtic
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique believes that Wednesday night's Champions League match at Celtic will be tougher than the 7-0 win over the Hoops earlier in the season.
Nov 22, 22:24
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers looks nervous on the bench during his side's 7-0 Champions League loss away to Barcelona at the Camp Nou on September 13, 2016
Brendan Rodgers urges Celtic not to show Barcelona "too much respect"
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers warns his team against showing Barcelona "too much respect" in tomorrow's Champions League clash.
Nov 22, 16:29
Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard walks by the pitch before the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, Merseyside on May 16, 2015
Steven Gerrard 'contemplating' MK Dons offer
Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard is reportedly considering whether to accept the managerial vacancy at League One strugglers MK Dons.
Nov 19, 20:28
A fan applauds as Steven Gerrard of Liverpool prepares to come onto the pitch as a substitute alongside Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Stoke City at Anfield on November 29, 2014
Danny Murphy: 'Steven Gerrard won't join Celtic with Brendan Rodgers as manager'
Danny Murphy claims that former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard would not sign for Celtic while Brendan Rodgers is in charge.
Nov 17, 17:48
Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard walks by the pitch before the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, Merseyside on May 16, 2015
Steven Gerrard in contact with MK Dons over manager's job?
Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard reportedly holds talks with MK Dons regarding the manager's vacancy.
Nov 17, 16:58
Celtic striker Moussa Dembele shoots during his side's 7-0 defeat to Barcelona in a Champions League match at the Camp Nou on September 13, 2016
Brendan Rodgers hopeful of keeping Moussa Dembele at Celtic
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers hopes that Moussa Dembele will remain with the Scottish giants beyond the end of the January transfer window.
Nov 17, 14:48


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