Description - Made in Sheffield by Neil Warnock
Renowned for his outspoken, colourful character, Neil Warnock here exclusively tells the story of his life in football. Warnock began his career as a player in 1967, and over the next eleven years played with a number of clubs including Scunthorpe United and Barnsley as a winger. In 1980 he took on his first managerial role with Northern Premier League side Gainsborough Trinity, and has since managed a number of clubs, including Notts County, Oldham Athletic, Bury and, of course, Sheffield United. Perhaps the Blades' most famous fan, Warnock's relationship with Sheffield United is legendary. Having been appointed in 1999, he became the sixth longest-serving manager in league football. In 2003, Warnock saw United to the semi-finals of the FA Cup and the League Cup as well as the final of the First Division play-off. He cemented his place in the Blades' history books by leading them back to the Premiership in April 2006, after twelve years in the First Division. He finally parted company with Sheffield United in May 2007.
Neil Warnock tells his story with his trademark humour and passion, offering a fascinating insight into the journey of a football manager from the Northern Premier League to the Premier League.
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(270mm x 129mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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Author Biography - Neil Warnock
Born in 1948, Neil Warnock has enjoyed a long career in football. His eleven year career as a player saw him make 326 appearances for, variously, Chesterfield, Rotherham United, Hartlepool United, Scunthorpe United, Aldershot, Barnsley, York City, and Crewe. He began his managerial career at Burton Albion in 1981 and has since managed Gainsborough Trinity, Scarborough, Notts County, Huddersfield Town, Plymouth Argyle, Oldham Athletic, Bury and Sheffield United. He is now manager of Crystal Palace.