Brendan Rodgers’ managerial career with Celtic got off to the worst possible start, as his side suffered a shock defeat to a semi-pro Gibraltar club Lincoln Red Imps.
It’s been a rough couple of years for the former Liverpool manager. Ever since the second place league finish in 2014, things have gone sour for the Welshman. It all began with his unceremonious exit in the 2015/16 season, and now his new team suffered a shambolic loss to the lowest ranked UEFA Champions League qualifying team in the tournament.
The footballing world around the globe obviously berated the pitiful Welshman:
Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic lost to this team today… pic.twitter.com/abconYhXKb
— TomMellor (@MellorFootball) July 12, 2016
Brendan Rodgers will have learned a lot there. Too many posers in that Celtic team. Mortifying
— Tom English (@BBCTomEnglish) July 12, 2016
What an absolute embarrassment for Celtic Football Club, for Scottish Football, for every Celtic player & Brendan Rodgers, beyond disgusting
— Inside The SPFL (@AgentScotland) July 12, 2016
Celtic lose to a Gibraltarian side formed in 1976. Them and Brendan Rodgers really are a match made in heaven. #Mediocrity
— Chelsea HQ (@Chelsea_HQ) July 12, 2016
FULL-TIME: Celtic 0 – 1 Lincoln.
Great start for Brendan Rodgers.
— Transfer Sources (@TransferSources) July 12, 2016
Anyone know how Brendan Rodgers did in his first game in charge at Celtic?
— Andy Goldstein MBE (@andygoldstein05) July 12, 2016
Brendan Rodgers Celtic get beat by some communist midgets?
— Mark Pendleton (@sunscreemer) July 12, 2016
Brendan Rodgers the biggest fraud to walk GODS earth
— stano (@IanStano1966) July 12, 2016
What a start for Brendan Rodgers! Scary to think fans wanted him to manage the villa.
— im4evavilla29 (@im4evavilla29) July 12, 2016
Cheer up everyone … you could be in Brendan Rodgers’ shoes!
— Dan Talks Doctor Who (@dantalksdrwho) July 12, 2016
In case anyone was ever in any doubt… Brendan Rodgers DOES NOT… I repeat… DOES NOT have a #MagicHat!! 😂😂😂😂
— ☀️Jill☀️ (@HappyGraduate) July 12, 2016
I know Brendan Rodgers is a genuinely shit manager in Europe but he’s taking the piss with that result isn’t he
— Frankie Cowley (@Frankie_L4_87) July 12, 2016
Brendan Rodgers couldn’t manage an U-7’s team
— allum (@allumtom_) July 12, 2016
Brendan Rodgers just lost his FIRST game with Celtic FC to a semi-professional club😂😂. I honestly believe that he is worse than Moyes😹
— BLANK FACE (@IamMestaH) July 12, 2016
Looks like brendan rodgers is carrying on his goodwork at celtic
— deene white (@deenewhite) July 12, 2016
Rodgers was reportedly considered for the England job post Roy Hodgson’s decision to step down. Fans imagine what could have been…
Two weeks ago people were talking about Brendan Rodgers becoming England manager. Losing to a team of amateurs, he seems a bit overqualified
— Ashley Blaker (@AshleyBlaker) July 12, 2016
17 minutes to go and Celtic are still losing 1-0 to Lincoln Red Imps from Gibraltar. Rodgers is making a great case to be England manager
— SportsJOE.ie (@SportsJOEdotie) July 12, 2016
Only Brendan Rodgers could make England losing to Iceland look like a decent result.
— J.O’B (@chanceig) July 12, 2016
The blind faith some fans have over the fraud is laughable, Rodgers is a piss poor manager, so he will probably end up England manager
— paulcallo (@scousepaul10) July 12, 2016
The FA must be looking at that Celtic performance & look at Brendan Rodgers & be like “Hmm, that’s our man right there, new England manager”
— Ali (@ChocMilkSheikh) July 12, 2016