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 5,263 articles about Brendan Rodgers. Articles 1 to 40:
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.
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.
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
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola watch proceedings during the German Cup DFB Pokal second round football match between VfL Wolfsburg vs FCB Bayern Munich in Wolfsburg, on October 27, 2015.
Manchester City draw Steaua Bucuresti in Champions League playoff round
Manchester City will face Steaua Bucharest in the Champions League playoff round, while Celtic will take on Hapoel Beer-Sheva.
Aug 5, 11:12
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: 'Celtic fans must show more patience'
Brendan Rodgers praises Celtic fans for their "unbelievable" support in Wednesday's meeting with Astana, but calls on them to show more patience when chasing a goal.
Aug 4, 13:19
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.
Result: Late Moussa Dembele penalty helps Celtic edge past Astana
Moussa Dembele's injury-time penalty helps Celtic beat Kazakh side Astana 2-1 on the night and 3-2 on aggregate in Wednesday's Champions League qualifying round second-leg tie.
Aug 3, 21:47
Paddy McNair of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Leicester, England.
Report: Sunderland, Celtic want Manchester United's Paddy McNair
Sunderland and Celtic are thought to be leading the way to sign Paddy McNair from Man United, although Championship side Newcastle have also shown a reported interest.
Jul 31, 18:42
Ashley Williams of Swansea City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Swansea City at Vicarage Road on September 12, 2015
Report: Everton agree £10m fee to sign Ashley Williams
Everton have a £10m bid for Wales skipper Ashley Williams accepted by Swansea City, according to a report.
Jul 31, 10:24
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.
Live Commentary: Celtic 1-3 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Barcelona's 3-1 victory over Celtic in the International Champions Cup.
Jul 30, 17:00
Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on September 01, 2013
Luis Suarez backs Brendan Rodgers for Celtic success
Luis Suarez backs former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers to succeed at Celtic.
Jul 30, 16:11
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
Kolo Toure to miss Celtic friendly against Barcelona
New Celtic signing Kolo Toure will not feature in his side's upcoming friendly against Barcelona, but could be fit in time for the Champions League clash against Astana.
Jul 29, 19:27
Leigh Griffiths of Celtic celebrates his goal during the Scottish premiership match between Kilmarnock and Celtic at Rugby Park on August 12, 2015
Result: Leigh Griffiths nabs away goal for Celtic to seal draw with Astana in qualifier
Leigh Griffiths scores a second-half away goal as Celtic draw 1-1 with Astana in the first leg of their third qualifying match in the Champions League.
Jul 27, 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 backs Liverpool for Champions League return
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers backs former club Liverpool to return to the Champions League this season due to their lack of European football.
Jul 26, 19:47
Kolo Toure shows Roberto Soldado his gravity shoes during the Europa League semi-final between Villarreal and Liverpool on April 28, 2016
Kolo Toure "really excited" to join Celtic
Centre-back Kolo Toure says that he is "really excited" to have joined Celtic after penning a one-year contract with the Scottish champions.
Jul 24, 19:53
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 confirm Kolo Toure signing
Celtic announce the arrival of former Liverpool defender Kolo Toure on a one-year deal.
Jul 24, 14:52
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
Brendan Rodgers: 'Kolo Toure close to joining Celtic'
Experienced centre-back Kolo Toure should officially join Celtic on Sunday, confirms Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers.
Jul 23, 21:02
Claudio Ranieri surveys the pitch ahead of the Premier League game between Sunderland and Leicester City on April 10, 2016
Live Commentary: Celtic 1-1 Leicester City (Leicester win 6-5 on penalties) - as it happened
Relive Leicester's penalty shootout victory over Celtic as the English champions overcame the Scottish champions in the ICC.
Jul 23, 16:30
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
Kolo Toure 'undergoing Celtic medical'
A report claims that former Liverpool centre-back Kolo Toure is currently undergoing a medical with Scottish giants Celtic.
Jul 23, 12:13
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.
Result: Celtic hit three past Lincoln Red Imps to progress in Champions League
Celtic progress through to the third qualifying round of the Champions League with a 3-0 victory over Lincoln Red Imps.
Jul 20, 21:39
Adam Bogdan of Liverpool FC warms up ahead of the international friendly match between Brisbane Roar and Liverpool FC at Suncorp Stadium on July 17, 2015
Adam Bogdan 'undergoes Wigan Athletic medical'
Liverpool goalkeeper Adam Bogdan will reportedly undergo a medical at Wigan Athletic ahead of a season-long loan switch.
Jul 20, 13:18
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 calls for Celtic patience
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers warns his side that they may need to be patient during the second leg of their Champions League qualifying clash with Lincoln Red Imps.
Jul 19, 15:01

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