Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was part of the panel on Monday Night Football show on Sky Sports.
It was his first appearance on live TV following his sacking from Liverpool. He talked about his favourite Joe Allen, Luis Suarez and the Reds’ troubles on set-pieces amongst other things.
As expected, his appearance evoked an array of emotions on Twitter:
usual shit from Rodgers
— ian sedgwick (@4sedge) January 18, 2016
Brendan Rodgers has now been on MNF for 27 minutes and hasn’t used the word ‘character’ once. pic.twitter.com/P0JvomBi31
— Coral (@Coral) January 18, 2016
— Daniel (@DanielCarloto_) January 18, 2016
— Scammed 7m (@roomystabs) January 18, 2016
“When Luis left, the goals went out the team.” – Brendan Rodgers, January 2016. Brilliant analysis there, Brendan.
— Iago Aspas Corners (@Sennesation) January 18, 2016
— SportsJOE.ie (@SportsJOEdotie) January 18, 2016
— Sean Fay (@Sean_Fay) January 18, 2016
Bit weird that Warwick Davies is on MNF….oh, hang on, it’s Brendan Rodgers.
— Ags Connolly (@AgsConnolly) January 18, 2016
Haha Brendan Rodgers is as tall as me
— Ang (@AngeP37) January 18, 2016
Brendan Rodgers is the type of man you ask the time and he tells you how to make a watch.
— Pilib de Brún (@Malachians) January 18, 2016
Brendan Rodgers with a shout out to Joe Allen already
— WantMyBet? (@wantmybet) January 18, 2016
Brendan Rodgers analyzing set-piece defending. Comedy gold.
— He Saw Red (@HeSawRed) January 18, 2016
Brendan Rodgers has such a punchable face
— Jack Wilshaheed (@KingXisco) January 18, 2016
Brendan Rodgers is the worst pundit I’ve ever seen
— Sam Copson (@Copson333) January 18, 2016
However, there were some positive reactions too:
Brilliant to listen to Brendan Rodgers on @SkySportsMNF . How he was thinking and making decisions on the strikers.
— John Arne Riise (@JARiiseOfficial) January 18, 2016
So I take it Brendan Rodgers is back in the job market then? #mnf really good stuff though. Riveted
— Andy Punter (@punter86) January 18, 2016
Got a lot of time for Brendan Rodgers, great interview on Goals on Sunday yesterday now some interesting analysis on #MNF
— Dan Groom (@DanGroom22) January 18, 2016