Brendan Rodgers

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

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - Sunday, July 19, 2015: Liverpool's captain Jordan Henderson, James Milner and Danny Ings during a training session at Coopers Stadium ahead of a preseason friendly match against Adelaide United on day seven of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

It's been a shorter pre-season than usual, with games all against low quality opposition and very little rotation of players, is this a concern...
BANGKOK, THAILAND - Monday, July 13, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during a training session at the Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok on day one of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler urges patience as Brendan Rodgers seeks to win over his critics. Reading too much into pre-season is a naive and dangerous trait. Tours...

After Brendan Rodgers revealed the possibility of Liverpool fielding an exclusive Europa League XI, Jack Lusby assesses whether this could bring success.
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - Friday, July 17, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers applauds the supporters after the 2-1 preseason friendly victory over Brisbane Roar at the Suncorp Stadium on day five of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Speaking during his pre-match press conference in Liverpool's last stop of their pre-season tour in Kuala Lumpur, Brendan Rodgers praised his new signings.
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 manager Brendan Rodgers insists Mario Balotelli's future lies in the player's own hands despite his omission from their pre-season tour.
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - Thursday, July 16, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers at a press conference at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on day four of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Speaking ahead of Liverpool's clash with a Malaysia XI on Friday, Brendan Rodgers showed optimism for the 2015/16 season, pointing to his new arrivals.
BANGKOK, THAILAND - Monday, July 13, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during a training session at the Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok on day one of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

This summer has been a window of opportunity for Liverpool to regroup and reshape – Si Steers is cautiously optimistic we have made better decisions and learnt from our mistakes.
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - Monday, July 20, 2015: Liverpool's Danny Ings in action against Adelaide United during a preseason friendly match at the Adelaide Oval on day eight of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After a hard-fought victory for Liverpool in their pre-season clash against Adelaide United, Brendan Rodgers praised young stars Danny Ings and Jordon Ibe.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 19, 2015: Aston Villa's Christian Benteke celebrates scoring the first equalising goal against Liverpool during the FA Cup Semi-Final match at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers hopes the imminent arrival of Christian Benteke will instantly boost his side's firepower.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers spoke to the media ahead of Monday's game against Adelaide United. Video: LFCTV Rodgers explained that those players who weren't involved in...

There certainly seems to be a relaxed atmosphere amognst the Liverpool camp this summer as the Reds were greeted to Australian traditions on their pre-season tour.

Brendan Rodgers was joined by Kolo Toure on Sunday for his press conference to preview Liverpool's forthcoming pre-season friendly against Adelaide United.
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - Friday, July 17, 2015: Liverpool's James Milner in action against Brisbane Roar during a preseason friendly match at the Suncorp Stadium on day five of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool midfielder James Milner fired the Reds to victory in Friday's 2-1 win over Brisbane Roar, and Brendan Rodgers praised the No. 7's input.

With young defender Joe Gomez starring in Liverpool's 2-1 win over Brisbane Roar on Friday, Brendan Rodgers says he will be staying at Anfield this season.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 19, 2015: Aston Villa's Christian Benteke celebrates scoring the first equalising goal against Liverpool during the FA Cup Semi-Final match at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Christian Benteke likely to join Liverpool after the Reds' £32.5 million bid, Jack Lusby explores how to get the best out of the Aston Villa striker.
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - Thursday, July 16, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers at a press conference at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on day four of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Speaking on Thursday ahead of Liverpool's clash with Brisbane Roar, Reds manager Brendan Rodgers praised the talents of £29 million signing Roberto Firmino.
BANGKOK, THAILAND - Tuesday, July 14, 2015: Liverpool's Divock Origi celebrates scoring the fourth goal against True Thai Premier League All Stars during the True Super Trophy match at the Rajamangala National Stadium on day two of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's young attacking pair of Lazar Markovic and Divock Origi impressed Brendan Rodgers as the Reds swept aside True Thai All Stars 4-0 in Bangkok on Tuesday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, April 13, 2015: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling and manager Brendan Rodgers before the Premier League match against Newcastle United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers insists he has no hard feelings towards Raheem Sterling after confirming the club have agreed a deal for his big-money...
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)

Speaking ahead of Liverpool's first pre-season clash in Bangkok, Brendan Rodgers confirmed Raheem Sterling's impending move to Manchester City.
BANGKOK, THAILAND - Monday, July 13, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Lucas Leiva during a press conference at the Plaza Athenee team hotel in Bangkok on day one of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After the Liverpool squad landed in Bangkok on Monday, Brendan Rodgers and Lucas Leiva face the media to preview the Reds' pre-season tour.
CHICAGO, USA - Sunday, July 27, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the International Champions Cup Group B match against Olympiacos at the Soldier Field Stadium on day seven of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool squad head to the Far East and Australia for their pre-season tour, Jack Lusby selects five key moves he should make.
MONACO, FRANCE - Friday, August 24, 2001: Liverpool's Gary McAllister (left), Robbie Fowler (centre) and Jamie Carragher (right) with the UEFA Super Cup trophy after beating Bayern Munich 3-2 at the Stade Louis II in Monaco. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After reports he was set to seal a deal to become Liverpool's new first-team coach, Gary McAllister's appointment was confirmed by the club on Saturday.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 4, 2015: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling looks dejected after missing a chance against Arsenal during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Raheem Sterling's efforts to force through a move from Liverpool this summer betray the ideals of a club founded on community, writes Mark Pearson.
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 30, 2011: Aston Villa's assistant manager Gary McAllister during the Premiership match against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following suggestions that a former player was in line for a role in Brendan Rodgers' backroom staff, reports claim Gary McAllister has been approached.
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 forward Raheem Sterling's desire to leave to club this summer is due to a breakdown in his relationship with Brendan Rodgers, reports claim.

Arriving for pre-season training on Wednesday, new Liverpool striker Danny Ings said he is looking forward to the challenge ahead under Brendan Rodgers.

Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool first-team squad, including summer signing Nathaniel Clyne, returned to training on Monday ahead of a busy pre-season schedule.

Liverpool officially confirmed Sean O'Driscoll's appointment as assistant manager on Monday, with Pepijn Lijnders promoted to first-team development coach.

Widely believed new first-team coach Pepijn Lijnders is instead reportedly set to take up a developmental role, with Mike Marsh's replacement forthcoming.
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The signing of £29 million Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino has changed the game for Liverpool in the transfer market, writes Sean Duffy.

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