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Why Did They Bother.....Robbie Fowler!!!

Why Did They Bother.....Robbie Fowler!!!
Robert Bernard Fowler, more often known as Robbie, or to some, God, was snapped up after an initial trial by former Liverpool compatriot, Paul Ince, on a free transfer after he rejected a pay as you play contract from Cardiff.

Fowler was snapped up on a 3 month, pay as you play deal, with Paul Ince attempting to revive the career of the former Liverpool Strike Man.

Making his Rovers debut in a League cup victory over Everton, Fowler went on to make 3 league appearances, all as substitutes, and was often laughed at for his lack of, well everything really.

Robbie was not offered a new contract, and now plies his trade at North Queensland Fury, in the A-League, Australia's top flight domestic competition.

Whilst Robbie was not on the most wages, it is fair to say, really Ince, why did we bother! He took the spot that one of our very own youth could of had, even Matty Derbyshire could of had a greater look in, but it just was not to be......
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Writer:Sasman!
Date:Saturday January 30 2010
Time: 1:15AM

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One of our most underused segments on vital blackburn gets a new man on the list! VBERS!!!! please feel free to submit ideas and articles for topics listed under the vital blackburn menu link! Either shoot us through an email, or send it via the news suggestion topic!
sasman
30/01/2010 01:17:00
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lol the Liverpool Legend just did not make it!
JT_daniel
30/01/2010 08:26:00
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not at rovers anyway hows he doing down under sas
aadil4rovers
30/01/2010 09:29:00
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He didn't make it but really it was a no lose situation.
Tugay-is-God
30/01/2010 09:33:00
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mate he aint doing too bad, scored a few goals, but did have a blow up with the manager last week...back in the good books now lol.....
sasman
30/01/2010 09:47:00
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Great idea mate!!! well done on bringing this back up... any suggestions you got are welcome!!! Robbie Fowler though, good grief!!!
Mikey Delap
30/01/2010 10:10:00
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I'd forgotten about Robbie Fowler - just goes to show what little impact he made! I suppose it was worth a try - if he had been able to resurrect his career Paul Ince would have been seen as a visionary and gone on to become a Rovers legend!!!
YORK ROVER
30/01/2010 10:32:00
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He was well past his best when Liverpool took him back for a 2nd time! Everybody knew that - except Ince.... Christian Vieri, anyone???
Wellsy10
30/01/2010 11:48:00
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Rigters!!!! but hes still not gone yet. a left back who we signed from belgium...his name escapes me
LHrover
30/01/2010 12:21:00
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Bruno Berner? he was swiss though, actually i dunno lol
sasman
30/01/2010 13:07:00
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