Rodgers a victim of Liverpool’s recruitment drive

The Liverpool manager lost his job because everything hinged on his employer’s schizophrenic approach to player signings, writes Gary Reilly

11th October, 2015
Brendan Rodgers was relieved of his duties from Liverpool last Sunday.

The idea of a football club being run for profit is not one which many fans are keen to row in behind. Sport is so much more than a bottom line, and any self-respecting supporter will tell you that passion can’t be measured in zeros. All that may be true in theory, but the reality of the business of football is rather less romantic.

Last week, Fenway Sports Group (FSG), the multinational conglomerate...

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