Brendan Rodgers does reputation a world of good going toe-to-toe with best in the business Pep Guardiola
Brendan Rodgers has been mentioned in dispatches as a possible long-term successor to Sam Allardyce and he didn't do his reputation any harm at all by going toe-to-toe against arguably the current best manager in the world, Pep Guardiola.
Sometimes Rodgers doesn't help himself with his flashing white teeth and glib soundbites. But he knows how to coach and improve players, and he doesn't show fear.
After a 7-0 thumping against Barcelona, it would have been easy for Rodgers to pull 10 men behind the ball against a City line-up far more expensive and talented on paper.
But the Ulsterman put... read more
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