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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #120 on: October 2, 2017, 05:42:59 AM »
Remember feeling elated when Rafa signed him too (and shocked too), was great to have him back, if only for a short while.

The one match at Anfield that I have been at, was the first one after he signed for Rafa.

All of a sudden, a humdrum midweek match against Birmingham City became the hottest ticket in town!

The players warmed up to the Hallelujah Chorus :-)

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #121 on: October 5, 2017, 05:09:35 PM »
The one match at Anfield that I have been at, was the first one after he signed for Rafa.

All of a sudden, a humdrum midweek match against Birmingham City became the hottest ticket in town!

The players warmed up to the Hallelujah Chorus :-)

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Unfortunately it ended in an unlucky draw from a 88th minute Xabi Alonso own goal.   :no
Didn't Robbie have an overhead kick ruled out in the last minute?

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #122 on: November 1, 2017, 06:56:20 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zm8y4syxSms

A fun watch. Fowler's last hat-trick I believe. I just remember it for Akinbiyi's nightmare game.
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #123 on: January 2, 2018, 01:17:31 PM »
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #124 on: January 9, 2018, 03:38:41 PM »
I remember I was on a bit of a downer at the time, then the news came that Rafa was bringing him back. Bloody hell, my mood changed immediately from depression to elation, nothing has ever lifted me as much. My mum brought me a framed newspaper back page with Robbie and Rafa on it, and the headline "I prayed for this". Every time I saw that, would lift me again. Living proof that dreams can be real.

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #125 on: January 9, 2018, 07:05:46 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zm8y4syxSms

A fun watch. Fowler's last hat-trick I believe. I just remember it for Akinbiyi's nightmare game.

Wow, absolutely brutal to watch. I know he cost them a lot, relatively speaking, but at least he tried and didn't hide - he was just in hideous form.

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #126 on: January 9, 2018, 08:03:21 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zm8y4syxSms

A fun watch. Fowler's last hat-trick I believe. I just remember it for Akinbiyi's nightmare game.

Got one against Sheff Utd when he returned under Rafa didn't he?
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #127 on: January 9, 2018, 08:15:23 PM »
Got one against Sheff Utd when he returned under Rafa didn't he?

Yeah I meant in the first spell. What I want to know is, did he score again after the Leicester game?

That was October 19/20 and he left in December. Did he do much in November?
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #128 on: January 9, 2018, 11:02:30 PM »
Got one against Sheff Utd when he returned under Rafa didn't he?

No, scored two penalties in a 4-0 win. Want to say Gerrard and Hyypia got the others.

Yeah I meant in the first spell. What I want to know is, did he score again after the Leicester game?

That was October 19/20 and he left in December. Did he do much in November?

Pretty certain the hat trick goal was the last goal for us in his first spell. Think he left early December (was in Oz at the time, can’t fully remember!). I do remember that what turned out to be his last game was Sunderland at home and he was subbed off at half time because Hamann had been sent off.

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #129 on: January 9, 2018, 11:06:51 PM »
Just looked and after that Leicester game he made a couple of sub appearances and started away at Blackburn and home to Sunderland.

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #130 on: January 10, 2018, 09:16:39 AM »
Yeah Leicester hat trick was definitely the last goals he scored for us in his first spell

He didn't score in his last game for us in his second spell, got subbed off for his standing ovation late on and then we got a penalty about a minute afterwards  :butt
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #131 on: January 31, 2018, 11:29:02 PM »
I met him, McAteer and McManaman at one of the 5 times events in Belfast, top fella, Trigger is first class too.
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #132 on: May 4, 2018, 06:42:40 PM »
One bit of information to keep an eye on:

James Pearce@JamesPearceEcho
#LFC considering their options regarding a new under-18s boss following Steven Gerrard's departure. Robbie Fowler a strong contender.


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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #133 on: May 5, 2018, 10:49:17 AM »
One bit of information to keep an eye on:

James Pearce@JamesPearceEcho
#LFC considering their options regarding a new under-18s boss following Steven Gerrard's departure. Robbie Fowler a strong contender.



Dunno about that myself, always thought a manager of anything like U23/U21 U18 etc should be a real pro...lead by example type. Robbie seems to me.....kinda to much fun to be a manager

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #134 on: May 5, 2018, 10:57:42 AM »
Dunno about that myself, always thought a manager of anything like U23/U21 U18 etc should be a real pro...lead by example type. Robbie seems to me.....kinda to much fun to be a manager

That's out of work maybe.

You ever seen him at work? Well you don't score that many goals and become God if you're not serious.

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #135 on: May 5, 2018, 01:33:00 PM »
That's out of work maybe.

You ever seen him at work? Well you don't score that many goals and become God if you're not serious.

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #136 on: May 5, 2018, 03:44:06 PM »
One bit of information to keep an eye on:

James Pearce@JamesPearceEcho
#LFC considering their options regarding a new under-18s boss following Steven Gerrard's departure. Robbie Fowler a strong contender.

Don't know about Fowler as a coach, but ex-pros should definitely be favoured over objectively better actual coaches, for the U18-23 age group, in order to help players make the step up. I'd have Bellamy, though, over Fowler. Best of both worlds - coaching, experience, ex-Liverpool, and also a bit of a wild boy who can steer young pros straight.
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #137 on: May 6, 2018, 10:55:11 AM »
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #138 on: May 6, 2018, 12:45:04 PM »
Don't know about Fowler as a coach, but ex-pros should definitely be favoured over objectively better actual coaches, for the U18-23 age group, in order to help players make the step up. I'd have Bellamy, though, over Fowler. Best of both worlds - coaching, experience, ex-Liverpool, and also a bit of a wild boy who can steer young pros straight.

He's already a coach at Cardiff mate. Think he would only leave for a manager's job.


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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #139 on: May 26, 2018, 01:28:58 AM »


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Re: Robbie Fowler
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #141 on: September 5, 2018, 09:55:31 PM »
Just seen this on Instagram.... proud of him.

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #142 on: December 28, 2018, 05:46:43 AM »
NBC here in the states running a special about Graham Le Saux which includes a bit about him and Fowler having a bust up, homophobia accusations. What is the backstory there?  ???
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #143 on: December 28, 2018, 09:37:24 AM »
NBC here in the states running a special about Graham Le Saux which includes a bit about him and Fowler having a bust up, homophobia accusations. What is the backstory there?  ???

You're going a long way back there, probably under Evans or early Houllier. All I remember is that Fowler basically bent over / told Le Saux to bend over and invited him to err....make love. Le Saux was seen as a bit gay during that time, though I'm not sure how that actually started...


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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #144 on: December 28, 2018, 09:42:39 AM »
NBC here in the states running a special about Graham Le Saux which includes a bit about him and Fowler having a bust up, homophobia accusations. What is the backstory there?  ???

Not much of a backstory really, think Le Saux used to get a few ‘gay’ chants at him (probably cos he used moisturiser) and Robbie being Robbie thought the best way to wind him up was to shake his arse at him. Think it was late 90s so maybe even under the Ged/Evans partnership. Long since apologised though.
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #145 on: December 28, 2018, 11:03:10 AM »
You're going a long way back there, probably under Evans or early Houllier. All I remember is that Fowler basically bent over / told Le Saux to bend over and invited him to err....make love. Le Saux was seen as a bit gay during that time, though I'm not sure how that actually started...

Le Saux was pretty much the antithesis of the British 'Proper Football Man'. He read The Guardian, had a decent vocabulary and didn't shout "oi oi". Nothing out of the ordinary but back in the 90s that really stood out in English football.

Fowler was a disgrace for doing it but he seems genuinely remorseful for it now. Don't think there was any deep rooted homophobia on Robbie's part, just a kid being an absolute dickhead which, now he's older and wiser, he regrets. We've probably all done stupid things at that age.
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #146 on: April 2, 2019, 05:36:16 PM »
Lovely comments from an Arsenal fan on youtube regarding are Robbie:

"I'm a life-long Arsenal fan: we're a very sorry sight at the moment, we haven't won anything major since 2004. But we've had better days. Now one man that I can honestly compare to Robbie Fowler was Dennis Bergkamp. I'll tell you you I say this: because Fowler wasn't just technically brilliant and a lethal finisher: he KNEW how to draw two defenders and play a brilliant blindside pass, leaving someone else to just touch the ball into the back of the net. His assists were top notch as well, he was far more than an opportunist and a poacher. With people pacy forwards like Stan Collymore and Steve MacManaman on the pitch, Fowler showed that he could play in the attacking playmaker role as well, more times than I can remember.

But Collymore was unreliable and MacManaman was primarily a winger: if Les Ferdinand had played for Liverpool in the mid-90's, they would have been champions for sure. All they needed was ONE other striker in the role of battering ram up front to engage the opposing defense constantly and win crosses consistently - and defeats might have been draws, draws would have been victories. Liverpool were the BEST team in England in the period 1995-98, except that they tended to have occasional bad days against weaker opposition - and sometimes crumble under pressure when things weren't going to plan. Man Utd. for one, had this gameplan against Liverpool: break up play and score from set pieces: ugly but effective. Arsenal had THIS gameplan: play a fast, clean and technical game - and against that Liverpool, that was a death sentence, even in the season when we were champions, 97-98.

People still cry about Steven Gerrard not having won the Premier League in his career: sure, he deserved to have that as well - but what about Robbie Fowler? What honours should anyone hold in the English game that Robbie Fowler shouldn't? Very genuine down-to-earth good man as well: never got involved in any major scandals, never ignored his family, never quarreled with his team mates, never lost his nerve and got sent off for stupid unnecessary shit.

... 96-97 season, one time against Arsenal at Highbury, with Liverpool fighting for the title: lost his footing, fell over in the box, referee instantly pointed to the penalty spot. Fowler turns around and goes "No Ref, there was no contact, there's no appeal: no foul, play on!" STILL a penalty. And that was the age when Klinsmann, Batistuta, Romario and Overmars were practically competing who could simulate contact and win free kicks and penalties most seamlessly: strikers were cheats, divers and PROUD of it... That's why that referee was so quick to give the penalty - because everybody already KNEW there were two main men in the Premier League that didn't resort to that kind of dirty tactics: one was Fowler, the other was Shearer."
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #147 on: April 3, 2019, 02:09:37 PM »
Thanks for posting that. Some really good points. Good to see him in the legends game the other week.

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #148 on: June 8, 2019, 10:31:38 AM »
Just scored a cracking penalty 3-2 Liverpool 71min
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #149 on: June 26, 2019, 11:21:51 PM »
I see Robbie is sticking up for himself after some journo has written, in defence of Lingard, that Robbie "repeatedly went out drinking before matches'.

https://twitter.com/Robbie9Fowler/status/1143503392351723527

And then has followed up this morning asking why he's not had an apology.

https://twitter.com/Robbie9Fowler/status/1143844314407034881

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #150 on: June 27, 2019, 12:52:07 AM »
I see Robbie is sticking up for himself after some journo has written, in defence of Lingard, that Robbie "repeatedly went out drinking before matches'.

https://twitter.com/Robbie9Fowler/status/1143503392351723527

And then has followed up this morning asking why he's not had an apology.

https://twitter.com/Robbie9Fowler/status/1143844314407034881

Looks like God has the twat running scared & he should absolutely serve the prick.

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #151 on: June 27, 2019, 01:02:33 AM »
The man is a fucking legend

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #152 on: June 27, 2019, 01:05:04 AM »
Next tweet should simply be: "Beans, beans, beans..."
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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #153 on: June 27, 2019, 08:30:18 AM »
I see Robbie is sticking up for himself after some journo has written, in defence of Lingard, that Robbie "repeatedly went out drinking before matches'.

https://twitter.com/Robbie9Fowler/status/1143503392351723527

And then has followed up this morning asking why he's not had an apology.

https://twitter.com/Robbie9Fowler/status/1143844314407034881
Very good from Robbie. Imagine comparing the two.

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #154 on: June 27, 2019, 02:14:36 PM »
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Sam seriously you must have been still in pampers when @Robbie9Fowler and myself played.  Your making a living giving your opinion on a game you quite frankly know very little about obviously!  If you want to discuss further don’t bother I’ll be out partying in a white suit

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #155 on: June 27, 2019, 06:00:08 PM »
All this because the dickhead decided he needed to protect his juvenile JLingz. Decided to slander another player and didn’t think he’d be called out on it.

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Re: Robbie Fowler
« Reply #156 on: August 7, 2019, 12:55:21 PM »
Won his first competitive game as manager of Brisbane Roar today. FFA Cup game, they won 2-0 at last seasons A-League Champions Sydney.