01/06/2012 06:10 BST | Updated 31/07/2012 06:12 BST

Liverpool Name Brendan Rodgers As New Manager

Brendan Rodgers has been confirmed as the new Liverpool manager.

The former Swansea City boss has inked a three-year contract with the Anfield club, having overseen the Welsh club's impressive debut season in the Premier League.

The Northern Irishman said: "I'm blessed to be given this opportunity. I'm really excited and I can't wait to get started on this incredible project going forward. I promise to dedicate my life to fight for this club and defend the great principles of Liverpool Football Club on and off the field."

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