Formerly a player in Italy's Serie A, Liverani played for Lazio, Fiorentina and Palermo.
He was appointed youth coach at Genoa when he retired from his playing career in November 2011. In June 2013 Liverani was promoted to the role of first team manager. He left the club in September 2013.
On 8 December 2014 Liverani was announced as the new manager of League One team Leyton Orient. Lievrani left the club in May 2015.