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Topic - Brendan Rodgers
Brendan Rodgers signed a new long-term contract as Liverpool manager on Monday, a reward for reviving the fortunes of one of England's biggest clubs during his two years in charge at Anfield.
This should have been a season remembered by Liverpool for the scoring prowess of Luis Suarez, the dazzling wing play of Raheem Sterling, the blossoming of Daniel Sturridge and Jordan Henderson, the successful repositioning of Steven Gerrard and the attacking verve that made the team the most exciting to watch in the country.
With their title dreams extinguished, Liverpool's players circled the pitch inside Anfield Stadium, heads bowed, to the backdrop of another passionately sung rendition of club anthem "You'll Never Walk Alone."
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is set to sign a new contract at the end of the season after reviving the fortunes of one of England's biggest clubs.
What next for Liverpool?
What next for Liverpool?
Liverpool regained the lead in the English Premier League but the crown slipped further from its grasp as it threw away a three-goal lead in a 3-3 draw away to Crystal Palace on Monday.
Jose Mourinho riled his former assistant Brendan Rodgers as Chelsea successfully stifled Liverpool and scored twice against the run of play to win 2-0 on Sunday and dent the Premier League leaders' hopes of a first title in 24 years.
What was looking like a gripping finale to the Premier League title race is starting to turn into a procession for Liverpool.
Scarves donated by soccer clubs across the world were laid out in the center circle at Anfield, forming the shape of the number "96" beneath a blue sky on Tuesday.
Liverpool took command of the captivating Premier League title race by beating Manchester City 3-2 in a match of wide-ranging emotions at Anfield, although the destiny of the trophy is also in Chelsea's hands after its win at Swansea on Sunday.
Liverpool reclaimed top spot in the Premier League after two penalties from captain Steven Gerrard helped his team beat West Ham 2-1 Sunday to remain firmly in the hunt for the club's first league title since 1990.
Liverpool took advantage of an inept defensive display by Tottenham to cruise to a 4-0 win at Anfield on Sunday and return to the top of the Premier League for the first time since December.
Jose Mourinho might have been right after all. Since Chelsea inflicted Manchester City its sole home defeat of the season in February, the Blues manager has been insisting his players are not the frontrunners in the race for the Premier League title, instead sticking the favorite tag on City.
Title-chasing Liverpool overcame an attack of nerves to squeeze to a 2-1 win over Sunderland and move to within a point of leader Chelsea in the Premier League on Wednesday.
"We'll now move into the next phase," Rodgers said.