Former British Premier League players conduct intensive training camp for Kyrgyz youth team

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Bishkek, Sept. 13, 2017 / Kabar /. Former Premier League player and manager Micky Adams and former Premier League player Alan Rogers conducted an intensive training camp from 11-13 September in Bishkek with the Under 13 national team within the framework of the Football is GREAT program at the support of the British Embassy, the press service of the Football Federation of Kyrgyzstan reported.

Football is Great is part of a Great Campaign being conducted by the British Embassy to promote links between the UK and Kyrgyzstan.

Michael Richard Adams is an English former professional footballer turned football manager. As a player, he was a full back, and made a total of 438 league appearances in a nineteen-year professional career in the Football League, including five years with Southampton at the highest level. He began his managerial career as player-manager for Fulham in 1994 and has led several teams at varying levels with mixed success, being named Manager of the Season twice, sacked a number of times and earning four promotions for the teams he has managed.

Rogers began his career with Tranmere Rovers before moving to Nottingham Forest in 1997, spending several seasons there before leaving for Leicester City. Rogers scored twice for Leicester, with both goals coming in a League Cup tie againstHull City in September 2002. He returned to Forest in 2004, but after a dispute with manager Gary Megson he went on loan to Hull.

After a spell with Bradford City, he joined League Two side Accrington Stanley on 3 January 2007. He was sent off on his Accrington debut after a dangerous tackle on Notts County's David Pipe.Rogers left Accrington at the end of the season, having appeared six times.

In April 2015, Rogers was appointed as caretaker-manager of Tranmere Rovers.

In January 2017, Rogers was appointed manager of Northern Premier League Premier Division side Skelmersdale United.

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