Brendan Rodgers sacked over the phone

Published 5 Comments

Football News

Brendan Rodgers was at Liverpool's Melwood training base yesterday when he was sacked as the club's manager. 

This has been reported by the Independent, who claim that the Northern Irishman was told over the phone that he had no future on Merseyside. 

Just hours before his dismissal, Rodgers had guided his side to a 1-1 draw with rivals Everton in the Merseyside derby; however, the result wasn't enough for him to keep his job.


Do you have what it takes? Sign up today and send over your 250 word test article:

The Reds have endured a tricky start to the campaign and currently sit in 10th position in the Premier League - six points behind league leaders Manchester City. 

In fact, the same report from the Independent claims that the Anfield hierarchy had already decided to axe the manager before yesterday's showdown, but they didn't want to disrupt the side ahead of the Everton fixture. 

Klopp for Kop

It's certainly not surprising that Jurgen Klopp is the red-hot favourite to replace Rodgers. The German coach, who is currently out of work following his departure from Borussia Dortmund at the end of last season, would surely prove the ideal fit for the club in their pursuit of long-term success.

There's no doubt about it, the arrival of Klopp would only bring the feel good factor back to Anfield. He's an exciting manager with an impressive track record, so the club's hierarchy must convince him to move to England in the coming days.

One thing is for sure, Reds fans will be hoping to see their new manager in place before the club travel to White Hart Lane to take on Tottenham on October 17. 

Liverpool fans: Is Klopp the right man to replace Rodgers? Have your say below! 

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again