Uwe Rosler exclusive interview
- 02 December 2009 15:30
- Posted byDavid Clayton
City’s Official Supporters Club celebrated its 60th anniversary at the City of Manchester Stadium last weekend with a gala dinner and host of Club officials and former players among the 750 guests.
The guest of honour was terrace hero Uwe Rösler, who was also inducted to the Blues’ Hall of Fame.
A who’s who of City legends from the past attended the event including Colin Bell, Joe Corrigan, Asa Hartford, Dave Watson, Dennis Tueart, Neil Young, Peter Barnes, Andy Morrison and OSC Life President Tony Book – to name but a few - were in attendance for the event hosted by Gary Owen.
Representatives from the majority of the OSC’s 70-plus groups included members from Galway, Belfast, Dublin and Cork as well as numerous supporters from around the England, Wales and mainland Europe and the rest of the world.
Rösler, who scored 64 goals in 177 appearances for the Blues between 1994 and 1998, became a cult hero during his time at the Club. In 2003 he was diagnosed with cancer but went on to make a full recovery. He was delighted join the Hall of Fame and after receiving a standing ovation and revealed his favourite goal was his stunning lob against Manchester United at Old Trafford in February 1996.