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Brisbane Roar appoint former Liverpool player Robbie Fowler as new manager

New Brisbane Roar coach Roar Robbie Fowler says he's motivated to show everyone how good he can become in this new stage of his career.

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler has made his first serious move into coaching after being named head coach of A-League strugglers Brisbane Roar.

Fowler, who scored 183 goals in 369 matches for the English Premier League giants, was confirmed as the Roar's new coach on Tuesday.

It's the first significant foray into coaching for the 44-year-old, who retired from playing in 2012.

"I'm really looking forward to the challenge and am determined to bring success to a club that has such a proud history...

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler to be named new Brisbane Roar boss - sources

Robbie Fowler pitchside 2019
Robbie Fowler has previously played for two A-League clubs.

Robbie Fowler will be appointed as the new manager of A-League side Brisbane Roar, sources close to the former Liverpool and England striker have told ESPN FC.

Fowler is expected to be presented on Tuesday, ahead of Brisbane's final game of the A-League season at home to Adelaide United on Thursday.

The appointment ends a long search by the Roar for a replacement for John Aloisi, who resigned in December, with Fowler set to begin work in June.

The 44-year-old, who played for both North Queensland...