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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Listen! Brendan Rodgers on everything Celtic related

Earlier today we posted the You Tube video of Filip Benkovic’s press conference from yesterday at Lennoxtown, which was recorded by the team at 90 Minute Cynic...

Brendan Rodgers names which Celtic player has “adapted very well” and is “making progress”

originally posted on Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has dismissed claims that Daniel Arzani has an exit clause attached to his contract and says the outcast has “adapted very well” and is “making progress” despite the lack of playing time that’s been afforded to him.

Brendan Rodgers names which Celtic player has been “great for the club” amid an uncertain future

originally posted on Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers hailed Scott Brown amid rumours of an approach from Australian A-League side Western Melbourne, calling the long-serving midfielder “great for the club” and “incredibly loyal”.

Brendan Rodgers names which Celtic player will miss Hibernian clash on Saturday

originally posted on Brendan Rodgers has revealed Leigh Griffiths will miss Celtic’s meeting with Hibernian on Saturday afternoon, reports The Sun.

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers provides Daniel Arzani update and insists there is no exit clause

The Aussie teenager has yet to feature for the top-team having joined on loan in the summer but the Hoops boss insists Arzani is doing well...

Rodgers Forced to Comment on Arzani ‘Transfer Clause’

BRENDAN RODGERS has had to field more questions about Celtic youngster Daniel Arzani after many Australian football pundits have had their say during the international break.

Make or break: These 2 Celtic players need a huge game today or will surely face axing

Celtic are beginning to build up ahead of steam in the Scottish Premiership after a rather rough start, with the title well within their reach.

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21-year-old admits he could leave Celtic

Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic signed Filip Benkovic on loan from Leicester City in the summer transfer window...

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Masterstroke: Starting these 2 Celtic stars will ensure Rodgers batters Lennon today

Celtic have won their last three Scottish Premiership fixtures, so things are definitely looking up for Brendan Rodgers’ side.

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‘Backward step’: Some Celtic fans fear hero’s return would be a disaster

Chris Sutton reckons Scottish Premiership giants Celtic should rehire Hibernian boss Neil Lennon if Brendan Rodgers leave Parkhead...

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Celtic Diary Saturday October 20: To Brown Or Not to Brown

The dilemma facing manager Brendan Rodgers today is whether or not to field Scott Brown...

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Brendan Rodgers praises Leigh Griffiths for pulling out of Scots squad

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has praised striker Leigh Griffiths for his bravery and astute judgment in pulling out of the Scotland squad for the recent defeats by Israel
and Portugal, claiming the 28-year-old acted in the long-term interest of all concerned... · 4h

Rafa Benitez Insists He Doesn’t ‘Fear the Sack’ as He Focusses on Avoiding Relegation Battle

Rafa Benitez has insisted that he does not fear being dismissed as manager of Newcastle, believing the hierarchy understand the club’s current league position is indicative of their difficult start to the season. · 4h
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