Brendan Rodgers

  • Rodgers hails 'remarkable, incredible' Liverpool 13-04-2014 11:15 PM

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised an "incredible" performance as his side took a huge stride towards the Premier League title with an enthralling 3-2 home win against Manchester City on Sunday. Liverpool's 10th straight league victory carried them to 77 points, five points ahead of Chelsea - who play Swansea...
  • Liverpool's Suarez only has eyes for the team prize 11-04-2014 10:17 PM

    London: Luis Suarez is only three goals away from setting a new scoring record for a 38-game Premier League season - not bad considering he was still serving a ban for biting when it started. The Uruguayan says he will not have personal milestones on his mind on Sunday, however,...
  • Liverpool can handle pressure at the top, says Brendan Rodgers 04-04-2014 10:39 PM

    Six wins away from a first English championship in almost quarter of a century, the pressure is growing on Liverpool, whose manager Brendan Rodgers is delighted with the way they are handling it. The Merseysiders, five-times European Cup winners, have not claimed the domestic title since 1990 but maximum points...
  • Liverpool coach stays grounded as title charge gains pace 31-03-2014 08:34 AM

    Liverpool: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers refused to join with supporters in growing excited about his team's prospects of winning a first Premier League title, despite going to the top of the table on Sunday. Yet he did admit that it had been another impressive performance in crushing Tottenham Hotspur 4-0...
  • Title-chasing Liverpool under 'no pressure', says Rodgers 28-03-2014 11:22 PM

    Brendan Rodgers rejected Tim Sherwood's claims that Liverpool may struggle with the pressure of being in the title race when Tottenham Hotspur visit Anfield in the Premier League on Sunday. Second-placed Liverpool, who have 68 points from 31 games, have been the surprise packages in the Premier League this season...
  • Rodgers calls record-equalling Suarez 'remarkable' 23-03-2014 10:18 AM

    Having exhausted most superlatives to describe Luis Suarez, Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers settled for "remarkable" when the Uruguayan equalled Anfield great Robbie Fowler's Premier League scoring record on Saturday. A hat-trick in a 6-3 win at struggling Cardiff City lifted the striker with a devilish reputation to 28 league goals...
  • Liverpool chomping at the bit for Manchester United clash, says Brendan Rodgers 13-03-2014 11:17 PM

    London: Sunday's north-west derby with arch-rivals Manchester United cannot come fast enough for Liverpool, according to manager Brendan Rodgers, whose side will start as favourites. Four consecutive victories have propelled Liverpool into second place in the Premier League, seven points behind Chelsea with a game in hand, if they make...
  • Brendan Rodgers stays grounded as Liverpool fans dream 28-02-2014 10:17 PM

    As Liverpool fans start to dream of a first Premier League title in 24 years manager Brendan Rodgers is intent on keeping feet firmly on the ground. Liverpool are fourth, four points adrift of leaders Chelsea, after forcing their way into a four-way scrap at the top with swashbuckling recent...
  • Rodgers has no intention of curbing Liverpool's attacking ways 24-02-2014 03:36 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will not sacrifice his side's thrilling attacking style in favour of tightening up the defence as the Merseysiders continue to keep themselves in the hunt for a first Premier League title. Sunday's 4-3 win over Swansea City moved Liverpool back to within four points of...
  • Rodgers hails 'phenomenal' Sterling as England's finest 09-02-2014 08:54 PM

    London: Liverpool youngster Raheem Sterling is currently the best winger in England, his manager Brendan Rodgers said after the 19-year-old's two-goal performance helped the Merseysiders thrash Arsenal on Saturday. Sterling was a fleet-footed menace throughout the 5-1 victory at Anfield, scoring Liverpool's third and fifth goals and tearing into the...
  • Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers backs Kolo Toure after costly error 03-02-2014 12:37 PM

    London: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers refused to criticise defender Kolo Toure after his glaring error gifted West Bromwich Albion striker Victor Anichebe an equalising goal in their 1-1 Premier League draw on Sunday. Liverpool, who stayed fourth in the table on 47 points, took the lead on 24 minutes when...
  • Brendan Rodgers happy with comeback draw versus Aston Villa 19-01-2014 10:13 AM

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was pleased with "a good point" after his side recovered from a two-goal deficit to draw 2-2 at home to Aston Villa in the Premier League on Saturday. Daniel Sturridge's goal just before halftime and Steven Gerrard's 53rd-minute penalty after Luis Suarez was fouled salvaged a...
  • Rodgers says Gerrard could continue sitting deep 13-01-2014 05:19 PM

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says captain Steven Gerrard could continue in a deeper midfielder position as the 33-year-old enters the twilight of his career. Gerrard made his 650th appearance for the Merseyside club in Sunday's entertaining 5-3 Premier League win over Stoke City, scoring a 51st minute penalty as the...
  • Working with Luis Suarez will stay with me for life: Brendan Rodgers 10-01-2014 09:18 PM

    London: Liverpool's Luis Suarez added the Premier League Player of the Month award to his list of credits on Friday with manager Brendan Rodgers saying working with the Uruguayan goal machine would "stay with me for a lifetime". Suarez struck 10 goals in December, including four in a 5-1 win...
  • Liverpool manager Rodgers fined for referee comment 09-01-2014 11:59 PM

    London: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was fined 8,000 pounds by the English FA and warned about his future conduct on Thursday over media comments he made about match officials. Rodgers admitted a misconduct charge following his outburst after Liverpool's 2-1 Premier League defeat at Manchester City on December 26. Rodgers...
  • Hull win best of the season, says Liverpool boss 02-01-2014 01:47 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool have beaten arch-rivals Manchester United and thumped big spending Tottenham Hotspur this season, but manager Brendan Rodgers believed Wednesday's 2-0 success over Hull City was their best of the campaign. Daniel Agger's 36th minute header and Luis Suarez's peach of a free-kick five minutes after halftime secured all...
  • Suarez has matured since biting ban, says Rodgers 19-12-2013 11:28 PM

    Luis Suarez has matured since his 10 match ban for biting and is thriving on the leadership role he has been handed by the club says manager Brendan Rogers. The Uruguayan striker has been in scorching form since returning from suspension for biting Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic last season, scoring 17...
  • Brendan Rodgers convinced by thriving Jordan Henderson 16-12-2013 05:21 PM

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says Jordan Henderson is showing the kind of form that convinced the club to splash 16 million pounds on the midfielder two years ago. While stand-in captain Luis Suarez continues to dominate the headlines following his 16th and 17th Premier League goals of the season in...
  • Liverpool boss Rodgers salutes man of the moment Suarez 08-12-2013 10:57 AM

    Red-hot striker Luis Suarez followed a swashbuckling four-goal midweek show with another outstanding display to inspire Liverpool to a 4-1 drubbing of lowly West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday. An own goal by the visitors' Guy Demel before the break and an effort from Mamadou Sakho just after...
  • Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge out for up to eight weeks 01-12-2013 10:00 PM

    Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge will be sidelined for up to eight weeks with an ankle injury, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Sunday as he ruled the player out of a crucial period of the season. The 24-year-old England international has scored nine Premier League goals this season and has been...
  • Luis Suarez has Liverpool boss Rodgers in raptures 27-10-2013 08:47 AM

    London: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers described Luis Suarez's display against West Bromwich Albion as "magic" on Saturday after the Uruguayan's hat-trick fired his side to a 4-1 win. Suarez bamboozled West Brom's defence to put Liverpool ahead after 12 minutes, headed a second five minutes later and then converted a...
  • Coaches to blame for workman-like English players: Liverpool manager 19-10-2013 11:08 AM

    England's coaches need to take the blame for local players' stodgy, workman-like football, having made them terrified of making mistakes by stifling their creativity, according to Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers. Rodgers, whose team lie second in the Premier League, also criticised the English Football Association's (FA) new coaching hub St...
  • Liverpool take 'strongest squad' to Newcastle 17-10-2013 11:14 PM

    Liverpool will take their strongest squad of the season to Newcastle United on Saturday, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Thursday. Defenders Glen Johnson and Aly Cissokho and midfielder Joe Allen have recovered from injuries and are available for Liverpool who are second in the Premier League table, level on points...
  • Suarez 'chomping at the bit' to be back from bite ban 23-09-2013 10:04 PM

    London: Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez is 'chomping at the bit' to return for Liverpool this week after the expiry of a 10-match ban for biting, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Monday. Suarez is available for Wednesday's Capital One (League) Cup tie against Manchester United at Old Trafford after being suspended...
  • Suarez situation has been 'resolved': Rodgers 17-08-2013 11:10 PM

    Liverpool: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says the club's dispute with Luis Suarez has been "resolved" following an offseason dominated by transfer speculation involving the Uruguay striker. Suarez disappointed Rodgers by going public with his desire to leave Liverpool after Premier League rival Arsenal made a bid in excess of 40...
  • Luis Suarez apologises to Liverpool, resumes squad training 16-08-2013 08:22 PM

    England: Luis Suarez has been seen training with Liverpool's first-team squad - suggesting that the Uruguay striker has patched up his differences with manager Brendan Rodgers after going public with his desire to leave the Premier League club. Rodgers said last week that Suarez would need to apologise to his...
  • Luis Suarez must apologise to club, says manager Brendan Rodgers 11-08-2013 11:24 AM

    Dublin: Wantaway Liverpool striker Luis Suarez must apologise to his club and team-mates if he wants to be welcomed back into the squad, manager Brendan Rodgers said. Rodgers said Suarez, who was seeking a move away from the Merseyside club during the off-season, will need to mend relations when he...
  • Liverpool resurrect their chase for Schalke defender Papadopolous 27-07-2013 03:50 PM

    Before it gets too late, Liverpool are looking to shake things up have decided to give their hunt for Bundesliga centre back Kyriakos Papadopolous another go. The Daily Mirror reports that the Mersyside club, who had pulled out of the move due to the defender's knee injury are back in...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Monday 22-07-2013 07:58 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Monday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. David Moyes confirms second Man Utd bid for Fabregas English Premier League champions Manchester United boss David Moyes has confirmed that the club has made a...
  • Rodgers confirms Reina's loan move to Napoli 22-07-2013 09:46 AM

    Liverpool are showing signs of financial toll as they have confirmed Pepe Reina's loan switch to Napoli. Goal.com reports The Reds manager has admitted that Reina would be offered to the Serie A club citing 'financial reasons'. Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that the 30-year-old would be leaving Anfield this summer...