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
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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 appoint Chris Davies as new assistant manager
Former Liverpool and Swansea City coach Chris Davies links up with Brendan Rodgers once more as the new assistant manager of Celtic.
May 25, 17:31
Celtic manager Neil Lennon during a friendly with Brentford on July 20, 2013
Neil Lennon: 'I was close to Celtic return'
Former Celtic boss Neil Lennon says that he was interviewed ahead of a potential return to the club before Brendan Rodgers got the managerial role in Glasgow.
May 25, 10:30
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: 'Celtic is not a step down from Premier League'
Former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers insists that becoming the new Celtic manager is "not a step down".
May 23, 16:50
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.
John Barnes: 'Brendan Rodgers is a fantastic appointment for Celtic'
Liverpool legend John Barnes believes that Brendan Rodgers will do a "great job" as Celtic manager.
May 21, 12:57
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.
Celtic: 'Brendan Rodgers was the outstanding candidate for manager's job'
Celtic chairman Ian Bankier says that Brendan Rodgers was appointed as the club's new manager because he was the "outstanding candidate".
May 20, 17:49
Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool celebrates a goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on September 26, 2015 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Celtic appoint Brendan Rodgers as new manager
Celtic announce the appointment of former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers as the club's new manager.
May 20, 17:07
Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool celebrates a goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on September 26, 2015 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Luis Suarez: 'Brendan Rodgers made me the player I am'
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez reveals his admiration for Brendan Rodgers, who he believes "is one of the best coaches in Europe" at the moment.
May 20, 14:11
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
Christian Benteke to hold talks with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp
Christian Benteke reveals that he will speak to Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp about his lack of minutes on the pitch.
May 20, 10:12
Jurgen Norbert Klopp knows where his loyalties lie during the Europa League quarter-final between Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund on April 14, 2016
Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool players can "achieve something great"
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says that his side can "achieve something great" when they take on Sevilla in the Europa League final on Wednesday night.
May 17, 16:52
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 emerges as Celtic target?
Former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers reportedly emerges as Celtic's number one target as they look to appoint a new manager.
May 17, 15:10
Adam Lallana of Liverpool FC looks to pass the ball during the international friendly match between Adelaide United and Liverpool FC at Adelaide Oval on July 20, 2015
Adam Lallana rules out leaving Liverpool for Tottenham Hotspur
Adam Lallana rejects speculation linking him with a move to Tottenham Hotspur by insisting that he is happy at Liverpool.
May 17, 10:37
Tony Pulis, manager of West Bromwich Albion points as Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on December 13, 2015 in Liverpool, England.
Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews the final game of the Premier League season between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool at The Hawthorns.
May 13, 19:29
Francesco Guidolin watches from the stands during the game between Swansea and Watford on January 18, 2016
Francesco Guidolin unfazed by Swansea City's talks with Brendan Rodgers
Francesco Guidolin says that he has no problem with Swansea City speaking to Brendan Rodgers before offering him a two-year deal.
May 12, 18:40
Jurgen Klopp is young, free and single during the Europa League game between Liverpool and Manchester United on March 10, 2016
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp: 'We have good base to build on for next season'
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says that the team have a good base to build on next season for a possible Premier League title charge.
May 10, 17:46
Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on October 31, 2015
Preview: Liverpool vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Liverpool's final home game of the season as they welcome Chelsea to Anfield in the Premier League.
May 10, 15:46
Big bugger Guus Hiddink watches on during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Chelsea on April 9, 2016
Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink impressed with Jurgen Klopp's work at Liverpool
Chelsea interim boss Guus Hiddink praises Jurgen Klopp for making Liverpool "mentally tough".
May 10, 13:40
Francesco Guidolin watches from the stands during the game between Swansea and Watford on January 18, 2016
Swansea City board to discuss Francesco Guidolin future
Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins reveals that the club's board will discuss the future of manager Francesco Guidolin this week.
May 9, 13:09
Jose Enrique of Liverpool in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on September 01, 2013
Jose Enrique released by Liverpool
Liverpool release defender Jose Enrique from his contract before the end of the season in order to allow him to find a new club.
May 9, 13:00
Slaven Bilic points and shouts during the FA Cup fourth-round replay between West Ham United and Liverpool on February 9, 2016
Preview: West Ham United vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between West Ham United and Swansea City at Upton Park.
May 6, 18:00
Jurgen Klopp has a stroll prior to the Europa League semi-final between Villarreal and Liverpool on April 28, 2016
Jurgen Klopp happy with Liverpool progress
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says that he is happy with the direction his team is heading in after seven months in charge at Anfield.
May 4, 19:14
Dejan Lovren celebrates his match winner during the Europa League quarter-final between Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund on April 14, 2016
Dejan Lovren: 'Jurgen Klopp brought positivity to Liverpool'
Defender Dejan Lovren credits manager Jurgen Klopp with changing the mindset at Liverpool.
May 4, 18:41
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: 'No concrete offers from any clubs yet'
Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers reveals that he has not yet had any "concrete offers" from clubs.
May 2, 15:58
Francesco Guidolin attempts to go unnoticed during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Swansea City on February 28, 2016
Francesco Guidolin still unsure of Swansea City future
Swansea boss Francesco Guidolin reiterates his desire to stay at the club beyond the end of the current season, but admits that he is still in the dark over his future.
May 1, 20:36
Swansea City's English defender Kyle Bartley vies with Liverpool's English midfielder Adam Lallana (2nd R) during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Swansea City at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, north-west England on Novem
Preview: Swansea City vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Swansea and Liverpool at the Liberty Stadium.
Apr 29, 14:35
Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City scores his team's third and hat trick goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Leicester City at Liberty Stadium on December 5, 2015
Preview: Leicester City vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole picks apart Sunday's Premier League match as leaders Leicester City try to close in on the title by defeating Swansea City.
Apr 23, 17:42
The Liverpool Football Club emblem is displayed on the gates of Anfield Stadium on September 17, 2012
Preview: Liverpool vs. Newcastle United
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield.
Apr 21, 09:00
Jurgen Klopp ist eine froh Hase after the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Liverpool on March 6, 2016
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp wants cool heads against Everton
Jurgen Klopp says that he wants his Liverpool players to keep calm during Wednesday's clash against Everton at Anfield.
Apr 19, 17:11
Jurgen Norbert Klopp knows where his loyalties lie during the Europa League quarter-final between Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund on April 14, 2016
Preview: Liverpool vs. Everton
Sports Mole looks ahead to Jurgen Klopp's first Merseyside derby as Liverpool welcome local rivals Everton to Anfield.
Apr 19, 16:19
Derby County manager Paul Clement looks on during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Northampton Town and Derby County at Sixfields Stadium on July 18, 2015
Ex-Derby County coach Paul Clement linked with Swansea City post
Ex-Derby County boss Paul Clement is touted as a possible contender to take over at Premier League side Swansea City this summer.
Apr 19, 11:32
Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Europa League quarter-final between Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool on April 7, 2016
Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool confident of progressing in Europa League'
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says that the progress made by his side since taking over in October gives him confidence of getting past Borussia Dortmund in Europe.
Apr 14, 11:37
Francesco Guidolin watches from the stands during the game between Swansea and Watford on January 18, 2016
Huw Jenkins: 'All options open over Francesco Guidolin'
Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins says that "all options are open" when it comes to manager Francesco Guidolin's future.
Apr 13, 10:01
Dortmund's head coach Thomas Tuchel looks on prior the German first division football Bundesliga match Borussia Dortmund vs FC Schalke 04 on November 8, 2015, 2015
Thomas Tuchel: 'Jurgen Klopp's return to Borussia Dortmund will be special'
Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel says that Jurgen Klopp's return to the German club as Liverpool manager will be "very special".
Apr 6, 13:52
Roma's midfielder from Egypt Mohamed Salah celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match AS Roma vs Bayer Leverkusen on November 4, 2015
Mohamed Salah: 'Jose Mourinho convinced me to snub Liverpool'
Roma winger Mohamed Salah reveals that a late phone call from Jose Mourinho convinced him to snub Liverpool in favour of a move to Chelsea in January 2014.
Apr 4, 15:01
Ryland Morgans during a Liverpool training session in September 2015
Liverpool fitness coach Ryland Morgans to leave club
Liverpool announce that their head of fitness and conditioning Ryland Morgans is to leave the club in order to focus on a new challenge.
Mar 31, 20:29
Swansea player Andre Ayew in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Newcastle United at the Liberty stadium on August 15, 2015
Andre Ayew nearing return from injury
Swansea manager Francesco Guidolin reveals that Andre Ayew will not be fit to face Stoke City, but should be back in time for the match against Chelsea.
Mar 31, 19:33
Francesco Guidolin attempts to go unnoticed during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Swansea City on February 28, 2016
Francesco Guidolin brushes off Brendan Rodgers speculation
Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin says that he is "unconcerned" by reports linking Brendan Rodgers with a return to the Liberty Stadium at the end of the season.
Mar 31, 19:11
Emre Can celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Liverpool on February 14, 2016
Emre Can: 'Ignore the Premier League table, we're improving under Jurgen Klopp'
Emre Can says that Liverpool's position of ninth in the Premier League table should be ignored because it does not reflect how much Jurgen Klopp has improved the team.
Mar 29, 14:49
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.
Report: Swansea City want Brendan Rodgers to return as manager
Swansea City are reportedly keen to bring Brendan Rodgers back to the club as manager this summer.
Mar 28, 09:42
Christian Benteke scores a winning penalty during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Liverpool on March 6, 2016
Report: Atletico Madrid want Christian Benteke
A report claims that Liverpool's out-of-favour striker Christian Benteke is a summer transfer target for Atletico Madrid.
Mar 25, 13:40
Christian Benteke scores a winning penalty during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Liverpool on March 6, 2016
Christian Benteke: 'I have not lived up to expectations at Liverpool'
Liverpool striker Christian Benteke admits that he has not lived up to expectations so far, but argues that his opportunities have been too limited under Jurgen Klopp.
Mar 23, 19:29
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CLeicester CityLeicester382312368363281
2Arsenal382011765362971
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs381913669353470
4Manchester CityMan City381991071413066
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd381991049351466
6Southampton381891159411863
7West Ham UnitedWest Ham381614865511462
8Liverpool3816121063501360
9Stoke CityStoke38149154155-1451
10Chelsea381214125953650
11Everton381114135955447
12Swansea CitySwansea381211154252-1047
13Watford38129174050-1045
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom381013153448-1443
15Crystal Palace38119183951-1242
16Bournemouth38119184567-2242
17Sunderland38912174862-1439
RNewcastle UnitedNewcastle38910194465-2137
RNorwich CityNorwich3897223967-2834
RAston Villa3838272776-4917
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