Date: 30th July 2016 at 6:56pm
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Fleetwood Town have confirmed the appointment of Uwe Rosler as their new manager ahead of the forthcoming 2016/17 campaign.

The League One side, who finished 19th in the third-tier of English football last term, have landed the German boss on a two-year contract.

The 47-year-old arrives at Highbury Stadium having had previous managerial spells with fellow English Football League outfits Leeds United, Brentford and Wigan Athletic.

Picture Steve Parkin/Well Offside . Leeds's Boss Uwe Rosler

Photo: Steve Parkin / Offside.

Rosler succeeds Steven Pressley as head coach of the Cod Army following his predecessor’s resignation earlier this week.

Before taking charge of his new squad on Monday, Rosler told the club’s official website, “I’m absolutely delighted to have an agreement in place and I am now really looking forward to starting work.

“Fleetwood is a special club with a special recent history in the way they have grown the club and the facilities, as well as winning so many promotions to now be playing in League One.

“I had several options in the UK and abroad but I was waiting for an opportunity and challenge like this to come along.

“The discussions I had with the owner Andy Pilley and Technical Director Gretar Steinsson really impressed me and I feel I can put my stamp on Fleetwood Town.

“I am very ambitious and I know the owner is too, we all want to be successful here together. The club is a huge success story so far and hopefully I can now help write a new chapter.”

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