Uwe Rösler: ‘English football is fantastic – wow. But you also have a dark side’

24 March 2017 15:53
Former Manchester City striker is working wonders at Fleetwood and will have both eyes on promotion when he takes his team to Bury on SaturdayShortly before Uwe Rösler accepted an offer on the eve of this season to become the Fleetwood Town manager, the German signed up for a masters degree in sporting directorship at Manchester Metropolitan University, eager to learn more about leadership and the role that he believes can help to solve English football’s “dark side”.An affable and intelligent man, Rösler has a huge amount of affection for the English game and talks with a mixture of pride and excitement about scoring goals for Manchester City at Maine Road, the special atmosphere at grounds up and down the country, and the part that everyone at Fleetwood is playing in their record-breaking season in League One. Yet the 48-year-old also sounds dismayed at the way so many clubs operate, in particular in the Championship, where he has personal experience of the managerial merry-go-round that has been in full swing once again this season. Related: Uwe Rösler empowered by long journey from Berlin Wall to Brentford Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian