On Friday, Scottish champions Celtic Glasgow announced the appointment of Brendan Rodgers as their new manager. The 43-year-old was without a club since being sacked by Liverpool back in October 2015 and signed a contract for one season.
BREAKING NEWS: Celtic FC is delighted to announce that it has appointed Brendan Rodgers as the Club’s new manager. pic.twitter.com/u2s2FwgChm
— Celtic Football Club (@celticfc) 20 mei 2016
The news was picked up quickly and Celtic fans were pretty excited about their new manager on Twitter:
Great appointment Brendan Rodgers.. 🍀
— John Hartson (@JohnHartson10) 20 mei 2016
Delighted for Brendan Rodgers that he is manager of Celtic. They have got a top class manager and can expect to see exciting football. — Kurt Freakes (@RunningFreakes) 20 mei 2016
Oh what a happy tim I am welcome to celtic park Bredon Rodgers .here we go ten in a row # champions #glasgowsgreenandwhite
— Mon the hoops 1967 (@mrgreenandwhite) 20 mei 2016
Rodgers came because he hates the Huns, cause it wasn’t for the money, love it 💚 — Colm Martin (@ColumMartin) 20 mei 2016
So happy with Brendan Rodgers becoming Celtic manager🍀🍀
— Marc O’Hare (@MOapostropheH) 20 mei 2016
Read about 700 tweets & not one negative thing about Brendan Rodgers! That’s a rare occurrence when it comes to Celtic & twitter 😮 — Hargi (@hargi_) 20 mei 2016
I can’t speak for all the lads (& Linda) but I’m dead excited about the news of Brendan Rodgers. Keeping my feet on the ground though😉🍀😊🍀👍🍀
— Bristol Celts (@Bristol_CSC) 20 mei 2016
Happy for Brendan Rodgers and Celtic though. Match made in the isles. — Wenger’s Daughter (@Mz_Ozil_) 20 mei 2016
Brendan Rodgers is an excellent appointment for Celtic.
— James Hendry (@MrJamesHendry) 20 mei 2016
— Keith Galloway (@kgalloway85) 20 mei 2016
Fantastic appointment by @celticfc Brendan Rodgers is a great manager and coach! He’s a guy that players want to play for, he’s top class!
— Mark Burchill (@Burchyboy27) 20 mei 2016
— martin compston (@martin_compston) 20 mei 2016
— sherry (@sherryscotland) 20 mei 2016
— Jack Wood (@JackWood1967) 20 mei 2016
Thats just made my weekend a whole lot sweeter. Actually buzzing over this appointment!! 🍀🍀🍀 @celticfc
— David cassidy (@dcass311280) 20 mei 2016
— Mark Waddell (@waddyfym) 20 mei 2016
@celticfc im such a happy bhoy. Welcome aboard rodgers.
— Graham McMillan (@McMillan1888) 20 mei 2016
So happy Rodgers has gone to a club where the fans will love him — George Waring (@GeorgeWaring10) 20 mei 2016
Brendan Rodgers is back! 👊 pic.twitter.com/yYZWfevi3v
— BreatheSport (@BreatheSport) 20 mei 2016
Breaking: Brendan Rodgers has been confirmed as Celtic’s new manager https://t.co/RR4Y1IdhBK
— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) 20 mei 2016
33 – Number of times Brendan Rodgers used the word ‘character’ in the CV he sent for the Celtic job. Bhoys.
— OptaJoke (@OptaJoke) 20 mei 2016