GUARDIAN – Robbie Fowler salute to Emile Heskey as Liverpool old boys stir the memories

The former striker, now a Liverpool ambassador, talks about his football education academy and his ambition of becoming a manager as his club prepare to host Heskey’s Bolton in the FA Cup• Emile Heskey: It just clicked with Michael Owen – videoThey won a treble together in 2001, still play together occasionally and will be at Anfield together when Liverpool host Bolton Wanderers in the FA Cup on Saturday, although Emile Heskey’s involvement on the pitch represents a shock to Robbie Fowler. “Emile’s signed for Bolton? When did that happen?” Christmas Eve. “I didn’t even know,” says Fowler, dissolving into laughter.The former prolific Liverpool striker has excuses for failing to keep abreast of his ex-team-mate’s movement. He has spent the past few weeks in Australia in his role as an official ambassador for Liverpool, has been preparing to launch a new education and football academy on Merseyside and also remains on the look-out for a managerial break in England. Retirement never sat easily with Fowler, who only ended his playing career three years ago at the age of 36, and his amusement is not at Heskey’s desire to compete in the Championship at 37. Continue reading…