Liverpool Renews Brendan Rogers’ Contract.

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers
has signed a new long-term contract
with the club.
Rodgers led Liverpool to the brink of
their first top-flight title in 24 years
earlier this month, with the
Merseyside outfit eventually finishing
second – just two points adrift of
champions Manchester City.
A season that saw Liverpool amass
84 points and 101 goals from their
38 Premier League games far
exceeded expectations, and they will
compete in the UEFA Champions
League for the first time in five years
next season.
Rodgers – who took over from Kenny
Dalglish in June 2012 – has
subsequently been rewarded by the
club’s hierarchy, and the Northern
Irishman is thrilled to be staying at
“I am both humbled and privileged to
be offered the chance to extend my
stay at this great club,” he told
Liverpool’s official website.
“I am very happy to build on the
foundations we have built over the
last two years and now we move
onto the next phase which I believe
will be as exciting, challenging and
“I would like to place on record my
thanks to the players and staff, who
have been absolutely brilliant for me
since the day I started at this great
football club.
“I am grateful to our owners and
senior management team who have
supported me and who share my
vision of how we can progress on
the field.
“Finally, I must thank the supporters
who are at the heart of everything we
do here.
“I am honoured every day to lead
this team and I thank the fans for
their continued support as together
we strive to bring success back to
Liverpool Football Club.”
Owner John Henry and chairman
Tom Werner are confident that
securing Rodgers’ long-term future
will prove crucial for Liverpool as
they strive to build on last season’s
“We are very fortunate to have a
hugely talented individual leading our
football performance and in whom
we place our trust to deliver the
vision we share for Liverpool football
club,” Henry and Werner said.
“Brendan is at the heart of what we,
as an ownership group, are trying to
achieve on the pitch. This season
has reaffirmed everyone’s belief that
we can bring football success to
Liverpool and we are all committed
to working together to achieve that.
“Players and supporters have made
it clear how important Brendan is to
our success and so to have him
commit to us for the long term is a
great boost for everyone going

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