Neil Warnock is a well known English Football Manager and a retired player and was born in the year 1948, 1st December. His career as a manager lasted for about thirty five years in total. He has also established himself as a television and a radio pundit who has been working for numerous media outlets. He played from the position of a winger for the club named Chesterfield, Rotherham United, Scunthorpe United, Crewe Alexandra, York City, Hartlepool United and has scored 36 goals in total appearances of 327. He retired in the year 1979 to start his career as a coach.
His first job as a coach was at a non-league Gainsborough Trinity for a year, 1980-81; Albion 1981-1986; Scarborough 1986-1989; and after that he won a promotion of the football league in the year 1987. He then went to manage Notts County and led them from the Third Division to the First Division but he got sacked after the club got relegated before the First Division became the Premier League. He won a promotion to new First Division with Huddersfield Town; he then resigned and moved to Plymouth Argyle and led them up to the Second Division. He spent some times with Oldham Athletic and Bury.
In the year 1999, he joined in the boyhood club Sheffield United and led them to the semi finals of League Cup and FA Cup in the year 2003 and eventually to the Premier League in the year 2006. Unfortunately, he had t resign because the club was relegated in the year 2007. He then went to coach Crystal Palace and saved the club from being relegated. He again left the club to join the Queens Park Rangers in between the year 2010 and 2012 and won the promotion to the Premier League with the club in the year 2011.
He was again sacked from the job and went to join the Leeds United in between the year 2012 and 2013. Because of poor performance he was sacked by the Leeds as well. In the year 2014, in the month of December, he was sacked by Crystal Palace as well; his last management job was a temporary First Team Manager at the Queens Park Rangers but he left the job in the year 2012, 4th December.
On 27th August, in the year 2014, it was announced in the public that he would also be appointed for the Second spell in charge for the Crystal Palace which followed the departure of the Tony Pulis. Because of poor form in the game, Crystal Palace faced a fiasco and ended up being in the bottom three; he got sacked by the club on 27th December, 2014 and was replaced with Alan Pardew on 2nd January, 2015.
He is also an international referee but he has not been officiated in the top levels because of sudden outbursts which can be controversial in many cases.
It has once been recorded that he refused a salary of 1 million pounds on a contract from Huddersfield to go on working with the Leeds. He also has published two different books in the years 1996 and 2007 which are also available at amazon maketplace.