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Rodgers eyes Liverpool reunion after 'perfect' Celtic hammer Astana

Posted Thursday, August 17, 2017 by fourfourtwo.com77 hits

Brendan Rodgers championed Celtic's "perfect" performance in their 5-0 Champions League play-off win over Astana and revealed his desire for a Liverpool reunion in the group stage. The Scottish champions were irresistible at times in Wednesday's first-leg clash at Parkhead, eventually going on to demolish a side which initially looked capable of threatening. An Evgeni Postnikov own-goal and ...Full Story »

JEREMY CROSS COLUMN: Rodgers should replace Wenger, Lukaku should go, Muirfield dinosaurs

Posted Monday, March 20, 2017 by hits

Brendan Rodgers is on course to winning the Scottish Premier League unbeaten His destination was Celtic in Glasgow, but he should start thinking about a move back down south in the near future. I can’t be alone in thinking Rodgers might just be the ideal replacement for Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger when the Frenchman decides to sack himself. Major shareholder Stan Kroenke won’t pull...Full Story »

Football: I don't know who Pedro Caixinha is – Brendan Rodgers

Posted Friday, March 10, 2017 by thenational.scot119 hits

BRENDAN Rodgers, the Celtic manager, admitted last night he had never heard of Pedro Caixinha, the Portuguese coach who was yesterday cleared to take charge at Rangers, writes Matthew Lindsay. The 46-year-old is expected to arrive in Scotland today to complete his move and will take in the Ibrox club's Ladbrokes Premiership match against Celtic at Parkhead on Sunday from a seat in the main st...Full Story »

Liverpool ‘haven’t moved on since Brendan Rodgers’ slams Reds fan after Leicester defeat

Posted Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by hits

The Reds travelled to the King Power Stadium heavy favourites after a turbulent few weeks for the relegation-threatened Foxes – culminating in the controversial sacking of boss Claudio Ranieri. But they found themselves 2-0 down at half time – thanks to an early strike from Jamie Vardy and a stunning half-volley by Danny Drinkwater. Another Vardy goal sealed the win for the home si...Full Story »

Celtic boss Rodgers confirms interest from Chelsea for keeper Gordon

Posted Saturday, January 28, 2017 by Tribalfootball.com37 hits

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers confirmed an offer has been received from Chelsea for keeper Craig Gordon but remains adamant that his keeper is not for sale. "He has 18 months left on his contract and I want to keep him here to build a team around. "We have no interest in selling him. "When the club spoke to me about it, my message was very simple. He is not a player we want to sell." Asked i...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers Will Spend Christmas Day Visiting Sick Children In Hospice

Posted Friday, December 16, 2016 by thesportbible.com46 hits

Like most teams in the UK, the Hoops have a pretty packed festive schedule, with matches against Dundee, Hamilton and Partick Thistle all still to come before the 25th, as well as a match against Ross County at Parkhead on the 28th, before a massive game against Rangers on the 31st. However,according to the Celtic website, Rodgers will be taking a break from his hectic role at Celtic Park to ...Full Story »

Swindon 1 - 0 Bradford AFC: Anton Rodgers nets winner for Swindon

Posted Saturday, November 26, 2016 by PA0 hits

Anton Rodgers' free-kick was enough to give Swindon victory as they beat Bradford 1-0 at the County Ground. The 23-year-old opened his goalscoring tally for the season to give the Robins their sixth Sky Bet League One win this campaign. Bradford should have taken the lead after nine minutes when Marc McNulty found himself in on goal but he fired his attempt wide. Swindon almost took the lead ...Full Story »

Rodgers sees Manchester United target Dembele generating Sterling fee

Posted Saturday, November 19, 2016 by Goal.com102 hits

Brendan Rodgers believes Moussa Dembele will generate a transfer fee similar to that which took Raheem Sterling from Liverpool to Manchester City if he is to leave Celtic. The France Under-21 international striker is a man in demand, with clubs across Europe having sat up and taken notice of his talent. Dembele has starred since swapping life at Fulham for Parkhead over the summer, with his ...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers found it 'difficult to connect' with Mario Balotelli

Posted Friday, November 18, 2016 by ESPN79 hits

Brendan Rodgers has said he found it "very, very difficult to connect" with Mario Balotelli after the striker labelled his former Liverpool manager's player management skills were "disastrous." Balotelli, 26, made the claim in an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport in which he spoke of the best and worst coaches he has worked under, adding he would have liked Jurgen Klopp to have given him more...Full Story »

Monchengladbach vs Celtic - Rodgers aiming for Celtic to develop as a Champions League team

Posted Tuesday, November 01, 2016 by PA32 hits

Boss Brendan Rodgers believes Celtic will be a Champions League last-16 team in two or three years. The Hoops take on Borussia Monchengladbach in Germany on Tuesday night looking to add to their solitary Group C point after three fixtures and knowing that realistically a win is needed to have any chance of qualifying for the knockout stages. After losing left-back Kieran Tierney last week with...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers backs Kolo Toure after Celtic's Champions League defeat

Posted Thursday, October 20, 2016 by Skysports.com56 hits

Brendan Rodgers insisted Kolo Toure will bounce back Brendan Rodgers has backed Kolo Toure to bounce back after his mistakes proved costly in Celtic's 2-0 defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach. The 35-year-old former Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool player was caught by striker Andre Hahn trying to shepherd the ball out of play in the 57th minute which led to captain Lars Stindl driving in ...Full Story »

Raheem Sterling hails Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers ahead of reunion

Posted Monday, September 26, 2016 by ESPN96 hits

Manchester City star Raheem Sterling has hailed former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers ahead of their Champions League reunion on Wednesday. Rodgers, now in charge of Celtic, gave Sterling his debut as a 17-year-old when the pair were together at Anfield, but the England international left in acrimonious circumstances to join City in July 2015 and, just months later, Rodgers was sacked. Ro...Full Story »

Luis Suarez is the best striker in the world, says Brendan Rodgers

Posted Tuesday, September 13, 2016 by squawka.com135 hits

Barcelona superstar Luis Suarez is the best striker in the world, according to his former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers. Since moving to the Camp Nou from Anfield for a £64 million fee two summers ago, the Uruguayan international has scored 59 goals in 65 appearances and has won two La Liga titles as well as the Champions League once. Rodgers will be plotting a way to prevent Suarez...Full Story »

Hapoel Beer Sheva vs Celtic - Rodgers expects Champions League progression

Posted Tuesday, August 23, 2016 by PA56 hits

Brendan Rodgers believes a Champions League place is Celtic's to lose ahead of the second leg of their play-off against Hapoel Be'er Sheva on Tuesday night. The Hoops are 5-2 up from the first game at Parkhead and favourites to reach the group stages for the first time in three seasons. Speaking at the Turner Stadium before his side trained, Rodgers addressed the commanding advantage his side ...Full Story »

Celtic vs Hapoel Beer Sheva - Rodgers confident Celtic can cope with pressure

Posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by PA65 hits

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers believes his men will stand firm under the pressure of Wednesday night's Champions League clash with Hapoel Be'er Sheva. With a potential B£20million bounty at stake for reaching the group stages, the Hoops boss is well aware of the importance of the play-off double header with the Israeli champions. It is three years since the Scottish champions took their pla...Full Story »

Celtic to seal signing of Man City and Chelsea flop: Brendan Rodgers gets his man

Posted Saturday, August 06, 2016 by hits

Scott Sinclair looks set to sign for Celtic The Hoops have been chasing Sinclair all summer, and it’s understood a £4million bid was accepted yesterday to seal the deal for the Aston Villa attacker before Monday’s Champions League signing deadline. The 27-year-old is due in Glasgow today for a medical. Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers wants to bring in another new recruit ahead of...Full Story »

Celtic vs FC Astana - Rodgers has 'no problem' giving Toure a Celtic debut against Astana

Posted Wednesday, August 03, 2016 by PA42 hits

Kolo Toure is set to make his Celtic debut against FC Astana in the Champions League on Wednesday night with manager Brendan Rodgers insisting a start for the 35-year-old would not be a gamble. The former Arsenal and Manchester City defender teamed up with his former Liverpool boss last week but sat out the first leg of the third qualifying round in Kazakhstan, which ended 1-1, and Saturday's 3...Full Story »

Celtic 1 - 3 Barcelona: Brendan Rodgers pleased with Celtic workout despite defeat to Barcelona

Posted Saturday, July 30, 2016 by PA216 hits

Celtic were out-gunned but not out-classed as they fell to a 3-1 defeat to Barcelona in Dublin. The Spanish giants named a strong starting XI that included superstar frontmen Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. And while the Parkhead outfit were undone by strikes from Arda Turan and Munir El Haddadi either side of Efe Ambrose's own goal, there was no humiliation for Brendan Rodgers' team. They ev...Full Story »

FC Astana vs Celtic - Brendan Rodgers unfazed by Celtic's defensive crisis

Posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016 by PA72 hits

Brendan Rodgers has played down his central defensive problems ahead of Celtic's Champions League third round qualifier against Astana on Wednesday night. Danish defender Erik Sviatchenko did not travel to Kazakhstan after picking up a groin injury last Friday, while 18-year-old Kristoffer Ajer is out with a hand issue. The Hoops boss was already without long-term injured centre-backs Jozo Sim...Full Story »

Celtic vs Lincoln Red Imps - Brendan Rodgers says Celtic need to be patient

Posted Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by PA51 hits

Brendan Rodgers is confident Celtic fans will have the patience that might be needed to get past Lincoln Red Imps in their Champions League qualifier at Parkhead. The Hoops are surprisingly trailing 1-0 to the part-timers after last week's shock defeat in the first leg of the second round in Gibraltar. Rodgers expects Lincoln to pack their defence again and believes players and supporters may ...Full Story »

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