Why some of Brendan Rodgers’ relatives don’t talk to him: Leicester news

Brendan Rodgers, Leicester City (Photo by James Baylis - AMA/Getty Images)
Brendan Rodgers, Leicester City (Photo by James Baylis - AMA/Getty Images) /

The switch from Celtic to Leicester City wasn’t easy for Brendan Rodgers and his family. He revealed that some of his relatives currently don’t speak to him.

If you can think back to February 2019 – which seems a world away following the current coronavirus crisis – then you’ll remember that was a decisive period for Leicester City. Yeah, that’s right – it’s when Brendan Rodgers joined the Foxes as manager.

Rodgers subsequently turned the side from a stable but inconsistent mid-table team into one that has a realistic long-term plan to ultimately disrupt the top-six Premier League order. Whilst playing some thrilling, very exciting football with great players in the process.

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When the shock departure of the Northern Irishman from Celtic back to the premiership occurred, a sour taste was left in Hoops fans’ mouths. Particularly as the campaign hasn’t finished and the Glasgow outfit were on the precipice of an historic treble.

In fact, according to the Leicester City boss, the Scottish football club means so much to some of his relatives that certain members of his family haven’t spoken to him since leaving Celtic Park. Football is a great game that means a lot to many people globally; though losing contact with love ones over sport seems rather tragic.

However, the gaffer says fond memoires remain of his tenure at Celtic. He is, of course, one of their most successful ever managers. Read more at Leicester Mercury.

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Meanwhile, in a more positive update from Filbert Way, Rodgers also confirmed that his squad will train in the empty King Power Stadium. This should hopefully ensure that the players are slightly experienced at playing without supporters. While also getting them reacquainted with their home pitch. June 17 is the return date for the English top-flight.