Brendan Rodgers

Born: 26 January 1973; Carnlough, Northern Ireland
Previous clubs as manager: Watford, Reading, Swansea City
Appointed: 1 June 2012

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 8, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Chelsea's manager Jose Mourinho during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is looking forward to locking horns with former mentor Jose Mourinho once again - this time with a Wembley place...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, January 20, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the Football League Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg match against Chelsea at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers intends to pile on the cup pain for Chelsea as he takes his side to Stamford Bridge with "no fear"...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 25, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Mario Balotelli against Hull City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has again insisted Mario Balotelli does have a future at Anfield and expects him to fight for his place.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, January 20, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the Football League Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg match against Chelsea at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

In a classic case of two plus two equalling five, several tabloid newspapers claimed Liverpool were monitoring the situation over Bolton goalkeeper Adam Bogdan...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 24, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the FA Cup 4th Round match against Bolton Wanderers at Anfield. (Pic by Lindsey Parnaby/Propaganda)

Liverpool drew 0-0 with Bolton Wanderers in Saturday’s FA Cup tie, and rotation was behind a disjointed attacking display, writes Jack Lusby. After seeing Manchester...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 24, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the FA Cup 4th Round match against Bolton Wanderers at Anfield. (Pic by Lindsey Parnaby/Propaganda)

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has claimed Bolton defender Matt Mills should have seen red for bringing down Lazar Markovic on the edge of the...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 10, 2014: Liverpool's Glen Johnson in action against Borussia Dortmund during a preseason friendly match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists he does not want to lose any more senior players in the summer and remains hopeful out-of-contract defender Glen...

Brendan Rodgers spoke to the media at Melwood on Thursday afternoon ahead of Saturday's FA Cup 4th Round tie against Bolton at Anfield.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers thinks his team will be ready to challenge for the title again next season. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpMNixb6QqQ Video: YouTube user nhlsarok Having run Manchester...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 17, 2014: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge in action against Southampton during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Daniel Sturridge will not be fit to take part in Liverpool's FA Cup tie against Bolton Wanderers at Anfield on Saturday, confirmed Brendan Rodgers...

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers was pleased with his side's performance in the 1-1 draw against Chelsea at Anfield on Tuesday night. Raheem Sterling's superb second...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, January 20, 2015: Chelsea's manager Jose Mourinho during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg match against Liverpool at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers and Chelsea counterpart Jose Mourinho both felt their sides should have scored more in their Capital One Cup semi-final first...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, January 20, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the Football League Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg match against Chelsea at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool were unlucky to draw after dominating Chelsea in Tuesday's League Cup semi-final, thanks to some Brendan Rodgers tactical genius, writes Jack Lusby. In what...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 8, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Chelsea's manager Jose Mourinho during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers insists he is not driven by a personal desire to beat opposing managers - mainly because those battles are never fought on a level playing field.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 17, 2015: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet applauds the travelling supporters after his side's 2-0 victory over Aston Villa during the Premier League match at Villa Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Liverpool’s transfer activity sparse this month, Brendan Rodgers is pursuing other avenues to improve Simon Mignolet, writes Jack Lusby. Simon Mignolet would have been...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 27, 2014: Chelsea's manager Jose Mourinho and Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has faith his players can compete against Chelsea on the pitch irrespective of what gameplan Jose Mourinho employs. In their...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 8, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Chelsea's manager Jose Mourinho during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool face old adversaries Chelsea in the League Cup semi-final first leg on Tuesday, and Brendan Rodgers must stick with the majority of the...

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has reiterated his desire to win a trophy this season, while outlining the objective of qualifying for the Champions League...
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 17, 2015: Aston Villa's scoreboard records their 2-0 defeat to Liverpool during the Premier League match at Villa Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool’s important 2-0 success over Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon, Ben Twelves picks five discussion topics from the fixture. Brendan Rodgers’ rejuvenated Liverpool continued...
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 17, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Aston Villa's manager Paul Lambert before the Premier League match at Villa Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers claimed his team were getting back to their best after they closed in on the Champions League spots with a 2-0 win at Aston Villa.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised his side's "complete" display after Liverpool beat Aston Villa 2-0 at Villa Park on Saturday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 19, 2013: Liverpool's Lucas Leiva in action against Queens Park Rangers during the final Premiership match of the 2012/13 season at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Despite plenty of recent rumours suggesting Lucas Leiva was set for a move to Inter Milan, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed the Brazilian...
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 10, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the Premier League match against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes his summer signings are finally emerging from an adaptation period and showing signs they can be a success at...

Brendan Rodgers had some good news for Liverpool fans at his press conference to preview this weekend's Premier League clash against Aston Villa on Thursday afternoon.
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This chart, produced by Oh You Beauty blog (@natefc), outlines Liverpool's goals for and against under manager Brendan Rodgers. It shows how Liverpool have been...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 25, 2014: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli looks dejected as his side draw 0-0 with Hull City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers was asked about the future of Mario Balotelli and whether Divock Origi may arrive at Anfield early, at his pre-match...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, February 3, 2011: Liverpool's new signing Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz with manager Kenny Dalglish during a photo-call at Anfield. Luis Suarez signed from Ajax for £22.8m. (Photo by Vegard Grott/Propaganda)

Is January a good time to buy? Brendan Rodgers says it's not. But these nine January transfer window signings prove otherwise.   “I don't think January...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 29, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the Premier League match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool are hardly known for their defensive stability under Brendan Rodgers and the stats prove this. Indeed, the 50 goals against last season was 13...
MADRID, SPAIN - Wednesday, February 25, 2009: Liverpool's players line-up for a team group photograph before the UEFA Champions League First Knock-Out Round against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu. Back row L-R goalkeeper Pepe Reina, Albert Riera, Martin Skrtel, Dirk Kuyt, Xabi Alonso, Fernando Torres. Front row L-R: Alvaro Arbeloa, Jamie Carragher, Yossi Benayoun, Fabio Aurelio and Javier Mascherano. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Tom McMahon argues that the metaphorical spine of Liverpool’s side has vastly deteriorated, and that only when it’s addressed will the side return to...

It's been a steady improvement at Liverpool in recent weeks, with Brendan Rodgers' side now able to enjoy a week to relax after the...

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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, January 20, 2015: Liverpool's Jordan Henderson shares up to Chelsea's Diego Costa during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool return to full strength for tonight's League Cup semi-final second leg against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge (7.45pm kick off). Brendan Rodgers brings captain Steven...