Brendan Rodgers

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

BLACKBURN, ENGLAND - Wednesday, April 8, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers against Blackburn Rovers during the FA Cup 6th Round Quarter-Final Replay match at Ewood Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers knows his reign will be judged on trophies but even if he reached the FA Cup final he claims it...

Brendan Rodgers addressed the media at Melwood on Friday afternoon to preview this Sunday's FA Cup semi-final against Aston Villa at Anfield.
SWANSEA, ENGLAND - Monday, March 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard after the 1-0 victory over Swansea City during the Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers was tight-lipped over whether Steven Gerrard will play in Sunday's FA Cup semi-final against Aston Villa at Wembley, but said the Liverpool captain will bring a "special quality" to the matchday squad either way.
BLACKBURN, ENGLAND - Wednesday, April 8, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers against Blackburn Rovers during the FA Cup 6th Round Quarter-Final Replay match at Ewood Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Ahead of Liverpool's FA Cup semi-final against Aston Villa at Wembley this Sunday, Brendan Rodgers says going all the way and lifting the trophy would be a continuation of his side's recent success.

Watch Brendan Rodgers discuss Liverpool's return to Wembley for the FA Cup semi final on Sunday, recalling Liverpool's last success in the competition when...

Both Brendan Rodgers and Simon Mignolet speak to the press this afternoon ahead of Sunday's FA Cup semi-final against Aston Villa. We're live to...
KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES, ENGLAND - Monday, January 5, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard in action against AFC Wimbledon during the FA Cup 3rd Round match at the Kingsmeadow Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Ahead of Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final clash with Aston Villa, Jack Lusby addresses three key selection questions for Liverpool.
CHARLOTTE, USA - Friday, August 1, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Raheem Sterling during a training session at the Bank of America Stadium on day twelve of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers has warned Raheem Sterling about the lifestyle he expects him to lead after the striker was apparently filmed taking nitrous oxide
BLACKBURN, ENGLAND - Wednesday, April 8, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers against Blackburn Rovers during the FA Cup 6th Round Quarter-Final Replay match at Ewood Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Alex Malone calls for patience with the Reds young squad and manager - because, in the long run, it will be worth the wait. My...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, February 19, 2015: Liverpool's Jordon Ibe in action against Besiktas JK during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is ready to welcome back "sensational" teenager Jordon Ibe on Monday night for Newcastle's visit to Anfield. The 19-year-old winger...
BLACKBURN, ENGLAND - Wednesday, April 8, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers against Blackburn Rovers during the FA Cup 6th Round Quarter-Final Replay match at Ewood Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers thought the much-publicised review meeting he held with Liverpool's players on Sunday paved the way for them to get back to winning...
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After Brendan Rodgers’ concession that Liverpool may struggle to sign 'top level' players this summer, Jack Lusby finds quality, including 1899 Hoffenheim's Roberto Firmino,...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 8, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Blackburn Rovers' manager Gary Bowyer during the FA Cup 6th Round Quarter-Final match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Blackburn Rovers manager Gary Bowyer believes it is "ridiculous" his Liverpool counterpart Brendan Rodgers is entertaining questions about a possible crisis at Anfield ahead...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 8, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers gives instructions to Emre Can during the FA Cup 6th Round Quarter-Final match against Blackburn Rovers at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes recent defeats are down to his players' own failings rather than the opposition having cracked their system. The Reds' 3-4-2-1...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 8, 2015: Liverpool's Kolo Toure in action against Blackburn Rovers' Alex Baptiste during the FA Cup 6th Round Quarter-Final match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers has hinted at why he selected Kolo Toure over £20 million man Dejan Lovren for Saturday’s 4-1 defeat to Arsenal. Despite Kolo Toure’s...
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match against Besiktas JK at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With questions over the manager's future, Aaron Cutler admits Brendan Rodgers is far from perfect but remains the man to take Liverpool forward. Football has...
BOLTON, ENGLAND - Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers celebrates after a 2-1 victory over Bolton Wanderers during the FA Cup 4th Round Replay match at the Reebok Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists his side are not mentally weak after back-to-back defeats against their main rivals blew a huge hole in their...
BOLTON, ENGLAND - Wednesday, February 4, 2015: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the winning second goal in injury time against Bolton Wanderers during the FA Cup 4th Round Replay match at the Reebok Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

It may be all be doom and gloom at Liverpool after two crucial losses, but winning the FA Cup could represent a vital moment...
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)

Brendan Rodgers quashed reports of a training ground 'crisis meeting' during his pre-Blackburn Rovers press conference on Monday. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has dismissed claims...

Brendan Rodgers speaks to the press ahead of Wednesday night's trip to Ewood Park to take on Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup. We're...
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match against Besiktas JK at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers accepts missing out on the Champions League may make it difficult to recruit top-quality players this summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 4, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers catches the ball the Premier League match against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers accepts Champions League football is unlikely to return to Anfield next season, but insisted once again that contract rebel Raheem...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 4, 2015: Liverpool's Alberto Moreno in action against Arsenal during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After Arsenal turned Liverpool over 4-1 at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, Jack Lusby believes wing-back is a weakness that needs addressing. Liverpool were embarrassed...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 4, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers catches the ball the Premier League match against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers denied that a week of off-field distractions took their toll as his side crashed to a 4-1 defeat at Arsenal....
SOFIA, BULGARIA - Wednesday, November 26, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers substitutes Raheem Sterling during the UEFA Champions League Group B match against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad at the Vasil Levski National Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers wants Raheem Sterling to concentrate on his football after telling the forward he will not be sold in the summer....
CHARLOTTE, USA - Friday, August 1, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Raheem Sterling during a training session at the Bank of America Stadium on day twelve of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists Raheem Sterling is going nowhere this summer as they have no intention of selling one of their prize assets...
SOFIA, BULGARIA - Wednesday, November 26, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers substitutes Raheem Sterling during the UEFA Champions League Group B match against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad at the Vasil Levski National Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says forward Raheem Sterling will not be going anywhere this summer after discussions over a new contract reached an impasse.

Ahead of Liverpool's trip to Arsenal on Saturday, Brendan Rodgers speaks to the media for his pre-match press conference. We're live to bring you...
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)

Brendan Rodgers has opened up to Barclays' Spirit of the Game about his dedication to bringing through the next generation of talented, young Liverpool players and seeing them fulfil their potential.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, November 4, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Martin Skrtel during a training session at Melwood Training Grounds ahead of the UEFA Champions League Group B match against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Martin Skrtel facing three games out with suspension, Jack Lusby assesses Brendan Rodgers’ options. Liverpool's hopes for a top-four finish in the Premier League...

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