Brendan Rodgers quote

"I know how it goes. Six or seven months ago I was the manager of the year and I was going to be this and that, tactically this and tactically that, and now, because we have lost two world-class players, I am useless. But I accept that."

Brendan Rodgers

Born: January 26, 1973

Occupation: Football manager

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