Robbie Fowler

Toxteth, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK


Robert Bernard Fowler is an English football manager and former player, including for Liverpool F.C. He was born in Toxteth, Liverpool, and grew up in the inner city area of Liverpool. As a player, he was a striker, and is the eighth-highest goalscorer in the history of the Premier League. He is best known for his time at Liverpool, initially from 1993 to 2001. He scored 183 goals in total for Liverpool, earning the nickname "God" from the Anfield fans. He subsequently played for Leeds United and Manchester City, before returning to Liverpool in January 2006. He moved to Cardiff City eighteen months later. He played there for a year before transferring to Blackburn Rovers on a short-term deal. In December 2008, he departed Blackburn and played in Australia with North Queensland Fury and Perth Glory. In 2011, he joined Thai side Muangthong United as a player, but later was appointed player-manager, which he remained until his retirement in 2012. Description adapted from Wikipedia, licensed under CC-BY-SA.