The view from australia

Fowler's divine intervention

September 17, 2009
By John Iannantuono
Like every other high profile signing before him on the wrong side of 30, Robbie Fowler had his A-League obituary published and televised before he even had a chance to tuck into a half-time orange.

Terms like 'has-been', 'overweight' and 'over the hill' were all used to describe the Liverpool legend when he arrived in Australia earlier this year. Many were convinced that he was purely visiting to add an olive tint to his pasty white appearance.

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