Uwe Rösler


Uwe Rösler is a retired professional footballer who now plies his trade as a manager of the game. Having played the game professionally for over 15 years and managed for over 15 years, Rösler has over 30 years of experience within the game and is considered an expert. His knowledge and understanding of football are portrayed through his fascinating after dinner speeches where he often reflects on his playing days, as well as his ongoing managerial days.

During his playing career, Rösler played 419 times and scored an impressive 112 goals. Mainly playing for Manchester City, he played over a third of his career games at the club. Rösler also played for German clubs including Dynamo Dresden, overall he represented 13 different clubs throughout his career showing his versatility and adaptability. Having played for so many clubs, Rösler is an expert in adaptability and often discusses the ways in which he ensured he was adaptable to new situations. He also represented East Germany on five occasions, making his debut in 1990.

As a manager, Rösler started his career at Lillestrøm in 2004. His first, recognisable coaching role came in 2011 when he became the manager of the London club, Brentford. He stayed there until 2013 before moving to Wigan Athletic. After a couple more roles in England, Rösler was offered a role abroad to coach Swedish giants Malmö FF. As a manager, Rösler is often compared to having a similar brand of football and attitude towards coaching as German manager Jürgen Klopp. He describes his style of play as being like ‘heavy metal’. During his time as a manager and football speaker, Rösler often discusses with his team or audience about the importance of peak performance and drive and determination.

Rösler is a fascinating character with a great passion for football. He has a great personality and charisma, making him the perfect speaker for any type of occasion. His ability to adapt to different situations means he can speak confidently and effectively in front of any type of audience. Rösler often discusses overcoming adversity and dealing with pressure.

To book Uwe Rösler as the football speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below:

When at corporate events, Uwe is known to cover the following topics:

  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • German Football
  • Klopp & Liverpool
  • Dealing With Pressure
  • Teamwork & Leadership

Watch Uwe in a Masterclass discussing footballing tactics here: