Robbie Fowler appointed BRFC Head Coach


Brisbane Roar Football Club is delighted to announce football legend Robbie Fowler has been appointed as the Club’s new Hyundai A-League Head Coach.

44-year old Fowler, with his combination of success and experience at the highest level of world football, was a stand-out candidate for the vacant Head Coach position.

Following an extensive, detailed and robust appointment process, the UEFA Pro Licence coach, FA Cup, UEFA Cup and UEFA Super Cup winner impressed throughout the interview process. 

Fowler has agreed to a two-year contract with the Club for Season 2019 and beyond.

Brisbane’s new Head Coach is proud to be joining a Club with such a proud and successful history.

“I’m really looking forward to the challenge and am determined to bring success to a club that has such a proud history in the Hyundai A-League,” Newly appointed BRFC Head Coach Robbie Fowler said.

“I’m really keen to get started and make a difference.

“My family and I have already experienced living in Queensland, so I’m really happy to be returning and being part of the Brisbane Roar family.”


Over the past seven years, Brisbane’s new Head Coach has been coaching extensively at Liverpool FC’s renowned Academy program. 

Roar’s new leader will bring with him outstanding technical knowledge and a deep understanding of the Australian and international football landscape. 

Brisbane Roar Chief Executive Office David Pourre is excited to welcome Robbie to the Roar family and believes the future is bright for Queensland’s only Hyundai A-League representative.

“I’d like to take this opportunity to congratulate and welcome Robbie to our proud and successful football club,” Pourre said.

“BRFC is confident that we have appointed an outstanding person and someone who is hungry to succeed.

“I know our members, supporters, sponsors and fans will be excited for Season 2019/20.”

The Club would like to take this opportunity to thank the Advisory Panel and SRi Executive for their assistance and hard work in helping to guide the appointment process. 

Brisbane’s new Head Coach will be in attendance at Suncorp Stadium for the Roar’s final home match against Adelaide United on ANZAC Day (2pm kick-off). Get your tickets HERE.

Thank you to Village Roadshow Theme Parks/Sea World Resort for their support and hospitality this week.