Brendan Rodgers

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

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...

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers insists his side can still make the top four this season after defeat to Man United at Anfield on Sunday. Rodgers...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 22, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard walks off after being shown a red card during the Premier League match against Manchester United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers refused to criticise Steven Gerrard despite his senseless dismissal in Liverpool's 2-1 defeat to Manchester United. Gerrard ensured his final meeting against...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 22, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers reacts after captain Jordan Henderson is fouled by Manchester United's Phil Jones during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admitted his side's failure to get going, even before Steven Gerrard's moment of madness, cost them. "We were never in...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 6, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers prepares to bring on substitute captain Steven Gerrard against Sunderland during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers has lept to the defence of Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard after mounting pressure around how the midfielder will be used in his final games for the club.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 17, 2015: Liverpool's Rickie Lambert celebrates scoring the second goal against Aston Villa with the travelling supporters during the Premier League match at Villa Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After Brendan Rodgers set his target as a top-two finish in the Premier League, Jack Lusby assesses Liverpool’s chances of doing so this season. After...
SWANSEA, ENGLAND - Monday, March 16, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Swansea City's coach Alan Curtis before the Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insisted he had to "pay respect to the team" after skipper Steven Gerrard ended his five-week absence from the bench...
SWANSEA, ENGLAND - Monday, March 16, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Swansea City's coach Alan Curtis before the Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has targeted a top-two finish in the Barclays Premier League after seeing his side extend their fine run of form...
SWANSEA, ENGLAND - Monday, March 16, 2015: Liverpool's substitute Steven Gerrard replaces Alberto Moreno against Swansea City during the Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Some tactical ingenuity from Brendan Rodgers deserves a large measure of the credit after Liverpool’s 1-0 away victory over Swansea City, writes Jack Lusby. A...

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is confident fatigue will not hamper their bid for a top-four place despite an arduous season so far. European commitments...
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 insists he is "relaxed" about Raheem Sterling's contract situation despite claims that the latest discussions have failed to find a solution to a long-running impasse.

Brendan Rodgers addressed a room of media at Melwood on Saturday morning to preview Liverpool's Premier League clash away to Swansea on Monday night, and also gave an update on Raheem Sterling's new contract situation...
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)

With Liverpool targeting a top-four Premier League finish this season, Jack Lusby highlights five things Brendan Rodgers must do to achieve this.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, December 29, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Swansea City's manager Garry Monk during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Swansea manager Garry Monk feels his former boss Brendan Rodgers is capable of managing Barcelona or Real Madrid one day. Monk crosses swords again...
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)

Tom McMahon argues that while the 3-4-3 has been a resounding success, Brendan Rodgers needs to switch up his tactics if the formation isn't working. Before delving...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 8, 2015: A television camera blocks the view of the goal during the FA Cup 6th Round Quarter-Final match between Liverpool and Blackburn Rovers at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers remains upbeat about his side's FA Cup chances despite being taken to a quarter-final replay at Ewood Park. Blackburn followed...
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)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admits his side lacked the sharpness to break down Blackburn but was aggrieved they did not have at least one...

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is keen to avoid the kind of mistakes which have seen many top sides falter in the FA Cup as...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 1, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Manchester City's manager Manuel Pellegrini before the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers has revealed that he hopes to remain as Liverpool boss for the long-term future amid media speculation linking him to Manchester City....

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says he'd prefer if FA Cup semi-finals weren't played at Wembley, saying that it takes away a little bit from...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 6, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers prepares to bring on substitute captain Steven Gerrard against Sunderland during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has warned Steven Gerrard there is no easy route back into his first-team plans. The Reds captain has missed the...
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli inspects the pitch before the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match against Besiktas JK at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mario Balotelli's agent claims manager Brendan Rodgers is pushing the Liverpool striker further than anyone has before in his career. The 24-year-old has worked...

Brendan Rodgers hailed "a very good performance" as Liverpool continued their impressive run of form with a comprehensive 2-0 victory at home to Burnley in the Premier League on Wednesday night.
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 manager Brendan Rodgers insists he and his players are relishing the final 10 matches of the season. A 2-0 victory over struggling Burnley...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 22, 2014: Liverpool's Emre Can in action against Real Madrid CF during the UEFA Champions League Group B match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers singled out Emre Can for praise following his side's 2-0 victory over Burnley at Anfield on Wednesday night. Rodgers had praise for Emre...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 4, 2015: Liverpool's captain Jordan Henderson celebrates scoring the first goal against Burnley during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised Jordan Henderson after the midfielder's second goal in as many games helped set the side on their way to...
NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 1, 2014: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling in action against Newcastle United's captain Fabricio Coloccini during the Premier League match at St. James' Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has explained that the first time his side used the new 3-4-2-1 system was in fact in the 1-0 Premier...
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 16, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the Premiership match against Manchester United at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers admits Liverpool's defeat to Crystal Palace in November convinced him to change tactics to overcome the Reds' indifferent start of the season. ...
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli walks past manager Brendan Rodgers as he is substituted against Besiktas JK during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler jumps to the defence of Mario Balotelli and offers an alternative view on the Italian’s season.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers praised Burnley manager Sean Dyche ahead of their match at Anfield on Wednesday.

Opinion

LONDON, ENGLAND - Tuesday, January 27, 2015: Liverpool's Martin Skrtel looks dejected after losing 1-0 to Chelsea during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg match at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel insists he does not feel guilty about the challenge on Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea which resulted in his three-match ban.