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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67HailHail · Nov 20

Spurs appoint Mourinho despite links with ex-Celtic man

Former Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers was being pushed towards Tottenham Hotspur last night.

67HailHail · Nov 20
67HailHail · Nov 20

“Brendan Rodgers loved him” Premier League talent has high praise for Celtic star

England under-21 international Jack Grealish has stated that former teammate Callum McGregor would thrive in the Premier League.

67HailHail · Nov 20
Evening Times · Nov 19

Arsenal icon Lee Dixon takes cheeky pop at Brendan Rodgers for ‘jumping’ from Celtic amid Spurs job speculation

Ex-Arsenal man Lee Dixon has taken a light-hearted pop at Brendan Rodgers over leaving Celtic as he tipped him for the Tottenham job...

Evening Times · Nov 19
Evening Times · Nov 19

Rangers’ Steven Gerrard and ex-Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers on bookies’ shortlist for next Tottenham manager

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard and ex-Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers are on the bookies shortlist for the vacant Tottenham Hotspur role...

Evening Times · Nov 19
67HailHail · Nov 19

Former Celtic man plays down December clash – Brendan Rodgers may disagree

Former Celtic and Rangers forward Kenny Miller has played down the impact that next month’s Betfred Cup final will have on the Premiership title race.

67HailHail · Nov 19
67HailHail · Nov 18

Famous Celtic achievement included in illustrious shortlist

Celtic’s ‘Invincible Treble’ success in season 2016/2017 has been included in a Sky Sports poll looking at the “greatest sports moments of the decade”...

67HailHail · Nov 18
Celts Are Here · Nov 18

Confirmed Former Celtic Target Looking for January Exit

Former Celtic target and Scottish international Scott McKenna isn’t ruling out a move away from Pittodrie in January.

Celts Are Here · Nov 18
The Celtic Star · Nov 17

Reports suggest Premier League side could use some of their £50m windfall to target Celtic’s Odsonne Edouard

This seems like one of those transfer rumours that could’ve made a lot of sense two or three years ago, but it does feel like the riches of the Premier League aren’t as enticing as they once were...

The Celtic Star · Nov 17

‘It’s Not About Money and Medals’: Lenny Opens Up on Managing Celtic

NEIL LENNON admitted being Celtic manager is not all about “money or medals” – but pride and passion in being in charge of a special club.

The Celtic Star · Nov 17

No regrets, but Lenny is here for ten in a row and the rest

If someone told you this time last year that Neil Lennon would currently be back in charge of Celtic you wouldn’t believe them.

The Celtic Star · Nov 17

Celtic Legend Urgently Urges The Club To Hand Veteran A New Contract: Should Lennon Get This Done?

A £1m move to Celtic from Aberdeen back in the summer of 2017 did not particularly go well for Jonny Hayes in terms of playing minutes...

The Celtic Star · Nov 16

Jurgen Klopp’s Landlord Rodgers scoops £3.75m in Liverpool Windfall

FORMER CELTIC manager Brendan Rodgers is now £3.75million richer after selling the Merseyside property he has been renting to Jurgen Klopp to Liverpool FC...

The Celtic Star · Nov 16
Celts Are Here · Nov 15

Celtic/Southampton Comparison – Stuart Armstrong States the Obvious

STUART ARMSTONG has been gone from Celtic from nearly 18-months and he’s found the going tough at Southampton with the club itself struggling to compete.

Celts Are Here · Nov 15

Long Term Celtic Target Opens Up On Failed Summer Move: Lennon Must Not Lose To Aston Villa

Despite Rangers’ resurgence under Steven Gerrard, Celtic conquered a historic treble ‘treble’ even after Brendan Rodgers’ sudden departure.

67HailHail · Nov 14

Report: No big money offer for Celtic star from English team on the horizon

Leicester City are not interested in signing Celtic star Kristoffer Ajer, according to a report this week from The Daily Record...

67HailHail · Nov 14
VideoCelts · 16h

Daily Mail claims that Rodgers was Spurs’ first choice ahead of Mourinho

Levy enquired about Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers but was told prising him away from the King Power Stadium would be impossible, so he turned instead to Mourinho...

VideoCelts · 16h

£2m SHVED ‘HAPPY’ TO BE AT CELTIC

MARIAN SHVED has played only THIRTY-FIVE MINUTES for Celtic since his £2million move in January.

Scotzine · Nov 15

Feedback Friday: Brendan Rodgers: Master of the Understatement, Zlatan for Celtic, Sinclair’s Off Scott-Free, Taxing at Gers, Cashing In

A WARM welcome once again to FEEDBACK FRIDAY, our new column that welcomes the fans’ views, frank or frivolous, candid or controversial, blunt or brutal, as you let off steam with your observations, comments and opinions.

Scotzine · Nov 15
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