GUARDIAN – Brendan Rodgers: I loved the way Louis van Gaals Barcelona played

In an extract from the Blizzard in 2012, Brendan Rodgers talks about his philosophy and how he refrained from signing one player whose first question was: wheres the nearest airport?The following is an extract from Philippe Auclairs article from Issue Six of the Blizzard, published in September 2012. The Blizzard is a quarterly football journal available from www.theblizzard.co.uk on a pay-what-you-like basis in print and digital formats. Its not every day that the manager of a Premier League football club cuts short a lunch with the Queen to accommodate a journalists request to interview him. But this is what happened when, shortly before the end of last season, Brendan Rodgers made his excuses and left a Diamond Jubilee civic banquet held at Swanseas City Hall in the presence of Her Majesty to drive back to the Liberty Stadium as quickly as he could. Continue reading…