Brendan Rodgers

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Brendan Rodgers is a Northern Irish football coach and former player.

Rodgers began his career as a defender at Ballymena United, where he stayed until he was signed by Reading at the age of 18, although a genetic knee condition forced him to retire at the age of 20. He remained at Reading as a coach and then Academy Director, and continued to play non-league football at Newport, Witney Town and Newbury Town for several years. After a period travelling around Spain to study coaching methods, he was invited by José Mourinho to leave Reading and join Chelsea as youth manager in 2004, later being promoted to reserve manager in 2006.

In 2008 he was appointed manager of Watford, where he remained until accepting an offer to become manager of his former club Reading in 2009. He left the club by mutual consent after disappointing results six months later, returning to full-time management with Swansea City in 2010. He led the club to win promotion to the Premier League, the first Welsh team ever to do so, before guiding them to finish 11th the following season. On 1 June 2012, Rodgers accepted an offer to become the new manager of Liverpool, whom he led to runners-up position in the league in the 2013–14 season before his dismissal in October 2015.

Rodgers took up the reins at Celtic Park on 20 May 2016.

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I owe a ‘Thank You’ to Brendan Rodgers – Celtic Star Rightfully Praises Former Boss

LEIGH GRIFFITHS took part in the pre-match press conference before Celtic welcome Kalju to town on Wednesday night in the second round of qualifiers in the Champions League.

Celtic Set To Adapt A Different Strategy Under Lennon: Rodgers’ Strategy Ideally Suited Them More

It was a tough test for Neil Lennon to continue from where Brendan Rodgers left off prior to his sudden move to Leicester City midway through the previous term.

Celts Are Here · Jul 21

One Rodgers Tactic Fans Will Be Glad To See The Back Of

Neil Lennon claimed he was still playing football Brendan Rodgers way to see out the remainder of last season while trying to bring back some more trophies to Paradise.

Celts Are Here · Jul 21
Celts Are Here · Jul 20

Celtic Target Admits He’s Considering Options ‘Abroad’

CELTIC TARGET Danny Simpson is keeping his options open after being linked with a trial at Celtic next week.

Celts Are Here · Jul 20
Celts Are Here · Jul 19

‘Surprised’ Neil Lennon Confirms No Bids for Celtic Star

NEIL LENNON has admitted he’s surprised but happy that his midfielder Callum McGregor has not been sought after this summer.

Celts Are Here · Jul 19

Calmac: Hoops Boss ‘Surprised’

NEIL LENNON has admitted Callum McGregor is pivotal to his plans for Celtic as he looks ahead to another crucial campaign.

Herald Scotland · Jul 18

Neil Lennon doing everything to keep Callum McGregor happy at Celtic amid Leicester City link

CELTIC will do everything they can to keep ‘pivotal’ Callum McGregor at the club should Brendan Rodgers attempt to take the player with him to Leicester City, according to manager Neil Lennon...

Herald Scotland · Jul 18
Evening Times · Jul 18

Neil Lennon doing everything to keep Callum McGregor happy at Celtic amid Leicester City link

CELTIC will do everything they can to keep ‘pivotal’ Callum McGregor at the club should Brendan Rodgers attempt to take the player with him to Leicester City, according to manager Neil Lennon...

Evening Times · Jul 18
67HailHail · Jul 18

What does the future hold for one-time Celtic mainstay after Champions League omission?

Perhaps the most surprising aspect of Celtic’s recent 2-1 win over Sarajevo was the fact that Lewis Morgan started the game.

67HailHail · Jul 18
67HailHail · Jul 18

Celtic trialist and former Hoops target train together in Dubai

It doesn’t look like Danny Simpson will take too much time to get up to speed during his Celtic trial.

67HailHail · Jul 18
67HailHail · Jul 18

Celtic man’s unexpected career resurgence gives hope to squad players

A short time ago few people would have believed that Lewis Morgan would start a Champions League qualifier for Celtic.

67HailHail · Jul 18

Former Celtic defender Emilio Izaguirre accuses club of blocking exit back in January

The 33-year-old Honduran had offers to go to the MLS, but it seems Brendan Rodgers wasn’t for letting him leave...

67HailHail · Jul 18

Have Celtic hit the panic button in transfer hunt?

Celtic will give former Leicester and Newcastle right-back Danny Simpson the chance to earn a contract at the club, according to reports.

67HailHail · Jul 18
VideoCelts · Jul 18

Celtic could be heading back to Greece as Champions League draw takes shape

A return to Greece would bring back memories of last season’s 3-2 defeat from AEK Athens which probably marked the low point of Brendan Rodgers’ reign...

VideoCelts · Jul 18
The Celtic Star · Jul 17

Reports: Celtic Close in on Targets

Celtic are allegedly close to sealing two deals ahead of next weeks Champions League Second Qualifying Round tie versus Nomme Kalju.

The Celtic Star · Jul 17

Jozo’s Euro Aim after Heartache

JOZO SIMUNOVIC was part of the Celtic line-up that meekly toppled out of the Champions League qualifiers last season in the miserable performance against AEK Athens on August 14...

Celts Are Here · Jul 17

Three Reasons Why Celtic Cannot Afford To Sell Experienced Winger This Summer

When Neil Lennon arrived at Celtic Park in February as interim manager after the departure of Brendan Rodgers, many could have argued that Scott Sinclair was in his best patch of form since his spectacular first season at the Parkhead club...

Celts Are Here · Jul 17
Celts Are Here · Jul 17

Neil Lennon Transfer Update on Celtic Midfielder

NEIL LENNON confirmed on Tuesday that there has been ZERO bid for Olivier Ntcham this summer despite all the speculation.

Celts Are Here · Jul 17
67HailHail · Jul 16

Celtic hero delivers two word verdict on departure of Brendan Rodgers

Celtic attacker James Forrest has revealed that the departure of former Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers was as much of a shock to the players as it was to the fans.

67HailHail · Jul 16
VideoCelts · 16h

Griffiths makes chilling admission

In December Brendan Rodgers announced that Griffiths was taking a break from football prompting some hysterical newspaper speculation and dark theories on social media,...

VideoCelts · 16h
67HailHail · Jul 21

Celtic manager to change big frustration of Brendan Rodgers era

The style of goalkeeping distribution under Brendan Rodgers was a particular frustration for Celtic.

67HailHail · Jul 21
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