Uwe Rosler looks to stamp his own style on Wigan Athletic

New Wigan Athletic boss Uwe Rosler vows to stamp his own mark on the team having taken over from Owen Coyle last week.

New Wigan Athletic manager Uwe Rosler has vowed to stamp his own style of football on the team.

Rosler was appointed the Latics' new manager on Saturday after Owen Coyle left the post by mutual consent earlier last week with the club 14th in the Championship table.

Rosler's visions for the team have drawn comparisons with former boss Roberto Martinez, and the German has acknowledged that there are some similarities but stresses his intention to carve out a reputation of his own.

"Roberto left big footprints for anyone to follow. I want to find my own style of football; I like to play the ball on the ground, I like to play the ball quick, I like to play forward and I want to commit with bodies going forward," Rosler told PA.

"I need a lot of energy in the team, I need the wingers to attack and in some ways we [Rosler and Martinez] are similar, in other ways we are probably not similar. I want to be known for my own style of football."

Wigan lost 2-1 to Millwall on Saturday and will look to end a five-match losing streak in Rosler's first game in charge when they take on Maribor in the Europa League on Thursday.

Uwe Rosler poses pitch-side as he is announced as the new manager of Brentford FC, at Griffin Park on June 16, 2011
Read Next:
Rosler surprised by Wigan appointment
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Wigan AthleticWigan27186353134060
2Blackburn RoversBlackburn27167450252555
3Shrewsbury TownShrewsbury27167436201655
4Scunthorpe UnitedScunthorpe28148639261350
5Bradford CityBradford28153104439548
6Charlton AthleticCharlton2813783733446
7Rotherham UnitedRotherham281351046361044
8Peterborough UnitedPeterborough2812794637943
9Portsmouth28133123432242
10Oxford UnitedOxford Utd29108114443138
11Gillingham2891093231137
12Doncaster RoversDoncaster2899103231136
13Fleetwood Town28106123943-436
14Bristol Rovers28113143944-536
15Plymouth ArgylePlymouth2998123138-735
16Walsall2789103438-433
17Blackpool2989123440-633
18Northampton TownNorthampton2995152749-2232
19AFC Wimbledon2787122431-731
20Southend UnitedSouthend2887133247-1531
21MK Dons2879122940-1130
22Oldham AthleticOldham2978144053-1329
23Rochdale26410122637-1122
24Bury2855182143-2220
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand