Uwe Rösler is a football manager from Germany, former player. He was born on 15 November 1968 in Altenburg and started his playing career in a small side Traktor Starken, later moving to Chemie Leipzig. After spending one season in the club, Rösler was invited to 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig. In 1988 the talented centre forward was signed by 1. FC Magdeburg where he spent three seasons making 63 outings and netting 22 goals.
After spells in Dynamo Dresden and 1. FC Nuremberg in 1994 he went on trial to Manchester City where he was offered a permanent contract. Rösler played for the English side for four years and during that time made 181 appearances and scored 65 goals. In 1998 he returned to Germany, penning a deal with 1. FC Kaiserslautern then the German champions.
After short spells as such clubs as Tennis Borussia Berlin, Southampton, pVgg Unterhaching he hanged his boots in 2003.
Rösler was appointed as Lillestrøm SK head coach in 2005 and under his helm the side reached two consecutive fourth place finishes and progressed to the final of the Norwegian Cup in 2005.
After spells in Viking FK and Molde FK in June 2011 he was appointed manager of Brentford. After two years with the club, Rösler was offered to take charge of Championship club Wigan Athletic.
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