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Getting to Know: Fleetwood Town

Take a look at our opponents next season in SkyBet League One.

15 June 2017

We take a look at Fleetwood Town ahead of the start of the 2017/18 campaign.

Team Nickname: The Trawlermen

Home Ground: Highbury Stadium

Distance from the Mem: 210 miles (420-mile round trip)

Manager: Uwe Rosler took charge of Fleetwood in July 2016 following Steven Pressley's resignation.

The former Manchester City and Southampton player guided the Trawlermen to a fourth-placed finish in SkyBet League One last season.

Last Season: Rosler's side finished in fourth position last season after an impressive second half of the season. Fleetwood then went on to face Bradford City in the play-offs but lost narrowly 1-0 over the two legs.

Last Encounter: Rovers headed north back in January and suffered a 3-1 defeat at Highbury following goals from Ashley Hunter, Cian Bolger and David Ball with Billy Bodin netting the consolation goal for Darrell Clarke's side.

New Recruits: Fleetwood have only added one player to their ranks ahead of the 2017/18 season bringing in Kyle Dempsey from Huddersfield Town.

Dempsey joined Town on a season-long loan from the Terriers in September and has now penned a three-year deal with the

SkyBet Odds: League sponsors SkyBet offer odds of 20/1 on Fleetwood being crowned champions come May 2018 and offer odds of 11/4 for Uwe Rosler's men to finish inside the top six.


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