“Robbie’s been fantastic for us,”
“We hoped he’d score goals for us and he did – some of them were among the best seen in the Hyundai A-League this season.”
“The fact his teammates have acknowledged him as their choice of Players’ Player speaks volumes about the sort of person Robbie is.”
Once the Fury released him, there were no shortage of takers for a super striker like Fowler. The champions Sydney FC was interested, but Robbie Fowler chose to link up with his former Fury manager, Ian Ferguson who is now assistant manager for Perth Glory FC. Now that the A-League had eased the regulation to include two marquee signing, Robbie Fowler became the biggest signing in the history of Perth Glory.
The Aussies obviously love him and his footballing brain over there, here's the video evidence as seen from EngFootyAbroad.
Chairman Tony Sage emphatically said,
“Getting players of this calibre is not easy but it’s the commitment I have made to this football club. Now we need our fans and supporters to return the faith by purchasing season memberships.”
“Something that really appealed to me was being in on the start of a brand new team going into the top division of a league. That is very unusual and it has been the chance to make a bit of history and learn a few things,’ he says. ‘Obviously there are other factors as well, but basically I still love playing football, and I reckon I can still play okay.”
Robbie Fowler will join his new Perth Glory team mates for preseason training in June.