24 Apr A-League news: Robbie Fowler declared as Brisbane Roar trainer
Robbie Fowler has been formally named Brisbane Roar trainer and will direct the A-League club to the following two seasons.
The 44-year old was unveiled in a media conference on Tuesday as the person to lead the fighting Roar – who’re second-last on that the A-League table with just four wins in 26 games.
Liverpool legend Fowler disclosed that he was eager to return to Queensland to kickstart his training career after undergoing the condition throughout his A-League acting career.
“I am really excited about this challenge and am determined to deliver victory to a club which has such a proud history at the A-League,” Fowler explained.
“I am quite keen to start and make a huge difference.
“My loved ones and I’ve already experienced residing in Queensland, so I am quite pleased to be returning and being a part of this Brisbane Roar family”
— Brisbane Roar (@brisbaneroar) April 23, 2019
Fowler has just had mature training experience at the same club – Thailand’s Muangthong United – at which he took the reins as player-manager at 2011 for a portion of a year.
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Present Roar interim manager Darren Davies is expected to resume his job as an assistant coach next year, and it’s unknown at this point whether Fowler will deliver in almost any support staff from overseas.
Fowler has important A-League expertise having played a year each at North Queensland Fury (2009-10) and Perth Glory (2010-11) – scoring 18 targets across 54 looks at both golf clubs
He left his name through his playing days in Liverpool, earning the nickname’God’ because he scored 128 targets during two stints in Liverpool, while also playing in the Premier League for both Leeds United and Manchester City.