Robbie Fowler interview

Hiring God for £90 a week

March 12, 2012
By Richard Jolly
(Archive)
It was the offer he definitely could refuse. So, Robbie Fowler, Liverpool legend and the fourth-highest scorer in the history of the Barclays Premier League, how did a basic salary of £90 a week sound? Could a figure some £150 below the United Kingdom's minimum wage secure the services of a man still known to half of Merseyside simply as 'God'? Was it enough to make him a Blackpool player?

"They offered me a contract and I said no," the 36-year-old said. Factually accurate as that is, ...

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