Northern Irish football coach and former player who is the manager of Scottish Premiership club Celtic. 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 ลิเวอร์พูล ล่าสุด knee condition forced him to retire at age 20. 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.
Rodgers was born in the seaside village of Carnlough in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. His father Malachy was a painter and decorator, while his mother Christina was a volunteer for the Irish charity, Trócaire. Brendan’s father was a Catholic while his mother was a Protestant. He attended the All Saints Catholic Primary School in Ballymena, and then moved on to St Patrick’s College in the town until the age of 16.
As a teenager, Rodgers represented Northern Ireland at schoolboy level, notably playing against Brazil in 1988. On 24 November 2008, Rodgers left Chelsea to become the manager of Championship side Watford. Rodgers won only two of his first ten league games as manager, leaving Watford in the relegation zone by January. Weeks after guaranteeing Watford’s survival, and following the resignation of Steve Coppell as Reading manager, Rodgers quickly became the favourite to succeed him and rejoin his old club. Rodgers accepted an offer to become the manager of Championship side Swansea City on 16 July 2010. On 16 May 2011, Rodgers led Swansea to the 2011 Football League Championship Play-Off final after defeating favourites Nottingham Forest over two legs in the semi-final. On 1 June 2012, Rodgers was unveiled as the new Liverpool manager on a three-year contract, following the departure of Kenny Dalglish two weeks prior.
0 win in the UEFA Europa League against Belarusian club Gomel, and won his first home game in charge in the second leg one week later. 2 to League One team Oldham Athletic. 14 season, Rodgers was named the Premier League Manager of the Month for August 2013 as Liverpool won their first three league games of the season. A run of 11-straight wins for Liverpool left them five points clear at the top of the Premier League with just three matches to play. 0 home defeat to Chelsea on 27 April.
This result handed the advantage to Manchester City in the title race. 96 season and the third-highest in Premier League history. On 26 May 2014, Rodgers signed a new four-year contract at Liverpool. 15 UEFA Champions League after drawing against Basel in their final group match, dropping into the Europa League.