Liverpool's Northern Irish manager Brendan Rodgers looks on before the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield in Liverpool, north-west England on November 4, 2012. The game finished 1-1. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS
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Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool applauds the crowd after the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield on May 11, 2014 in Liverpool, England. Liverpool finish as runners-up in the Premier League.
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Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool FC, attends the memorial service marking the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster at Anfield Stadium on April 15, 2014 in Liverpool, England. Thousands of fans, friends and relatives took part in the service at Liverpool's Anfield Stadium to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster. Bells across the City of Liverpool rung during a one minute silence. A total of 96 Liverpool supporters lost their lives during a crush at an FA Cup semi final against Nottingham Forest at the Hillsborough football ground in Sheffield, South Yorkshire in 1989.
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Manager of Liverpool Brendan Rodgers looks out to the fans before the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield on May 11, 2014 in Liverpool, England.
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Image Numbers 150452492 (L) and 479407505) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Brendan Rodgers ,manager of Liverpool (L) and Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. The top two teams in the Premier League meet in a league match on April 27, 2014 at Anfield in Liverpool,England. LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 18: Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea shouts during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Chelsea and Galatasaray AS at Stamford Bridge on March 18, 2014 in London, England.
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Brendan Rodgers (R) the manager of Liverpool chats with Raheem Sterling after his side's 6-3 victory during the Barclays Premier League match between Cardiff City and Liverpool at the Cardiff City Stadium on March 22, 2014 in Cardiff, Wales.
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Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool smiles before the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield on April 27, 2014 in Liverpool, England.