IT’S more a greenprint than a blueprint. Erik Sviatchenko insists, however, Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic dossier will ensure everyone is reading. WHEN Brendan Rodgers first arrived at Anfield to meet his future he famously brought along his dossier, his footballing philosophy that he. They had applauded Brendan Rodgers at Anfield before but never with with a page dossier, compiled over a year coaching career.

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Pressure is on Chelsea. Your email address will not be published. This disciple of Jose Mourinho could scarcely have developed an ideology more opposed to his former mentor’s pragmatic identity, as well as that of the route-one style of play usually expected from promoted sides. Liverpool are ridgers at their most dangerous when they don’t have the ball. Jeremy Clarkson Jeremy Clarkson to try and be nicer despite “stupid” Millionaire contestants Former Top Gear presenter to host new series from January 1.

An outstanding piece and sums up our current problems.

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Liverpool’s style of play has also been tailored to suit the occasion and the dosseir at the manager’s disposal. Rodgers was applauded at Anfield last season but never with the acclaim that has poured from the stands this term.

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The manager has issues to address if he has the credentials and guts to do so. There is no evidence on the pitch that the defensive or set piece tactics have been addressed during Rodgers rein.

The lad Rodgers is doing a hell of a job…. But the subtle changes made by Rodgers may have gone unnoticed. The Liverpool manager needs to hold himself accountable for the points dropped. CCTV ‘shows butchered journalist’s body parts being carried in bags’. His sides just had a much better balance between defence and attack than sides since he left.

I’ve got no history or background. Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice. Does he give particular cards at a high level or not? Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice. But if attention to detail and forward thinking count for anything, then he is perhaps the best prepared of anyone to take the reins at the club, as became clear as Rodgers explained the dossier.

It set out his vision and his philosophy. Now his name is sung by dosier Kop, while scarves bearing his image are sold outside Anfield. As a man-manager, Rodgers is more flexible too. Southampton, Villa, Swansea and Hull all pressed and attacked us from the outset, getting their deserved rewards for doing so.

Rodgers’ experience as a youth-team coach at Reading and Chelsea is evident in the time he spends with players on an individual basis and the pride he takes in their tactical, physical and mental development. Virgil van Dijk Virgil van Dijk sends warning after Anfield tunnel bust-up with Sokratis The Liverpool centre-back clash with the Arsenal star in the tunnel as the two teams headed in brendqn the break.

Ferdia on 28 January at Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice. At the start of the season most fans and pundits stated liverpool had to improve and be in a position to fight not necessarily achieve for a top 4 place at the business end of the season.


On his arrival Rodgers spoke of making an afternoon at Anfield the longest 90 minutes of an opponent’s life as they chased and harried a Liverpool team dominant in possession. But that is life. We have the 4th most expensive squad and a wage bill to go with it so naturally we are expected to finish 4th, anything less is an underachievement. That was the first thing I recognised in the first 50 days here.

Brownie on 27 January at Three people ‘knifed by man’ in frenzied attack Two members of the public, a man and a woman, and a British Transport Police officer have been taken to hospital from the scene of the stabbings at Manchester Victoria Station.

To be welcoming his old mentor, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, to a city abuzz with title fever is an illustration of how quickly Rodgers’s methods have taken root on and off the field. T hey had applauded Brendan Rodgers at Anfield before but never with the universal, unreserved acclaim of the 44th minute of Liverpool’s last home game, the skewering of Arsenal that amounted to a reprieve for the then Premier League leaders. On Sunday, Liverpool can cut the gap to the leaders, Chelsea, back to four points with victory over their manager’s former club Swansea City at Anfield, where 11 wins from 13 league games would equal the return of Dalglish’s title-winning team in To be managing title talk at this stage is a further illustration of how rapidly Rodgers’ methods have taken root.

On his desk, colour-coded files hold the secrets behind the transformation – the tactical intelligence, hunting in packs, pace on the counter attack.

We march on together as the champions elect. Fred Oldfield on 25 January at Give me gung-ho over defensive strategy any day of the week, strap yourself in, enjoy the ride and review things at the end of the season. Rodgers himself has also changed. Mind games have gone – now his players do the talking.