|Full name||Neil Thompson|
|Date of birth||2 October 1963|
|Place of birth||Beverley, England|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Sheffield Wednesday (coach)|
|1997–1998||→ Oldham Athletic (loan)||8||(0)|
|1998||→ York City (loan)||12||(2)|
|2020–2021||Sheffield Wednesday (caretaker)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Neil Thompson (born 2 October 1963) is an English former professional footballer who played as a defender. Born in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire,Thompson played for Scarborough, Ipswich Town and Barnsley amongst others.
Whilst at Barnsley he played in the 1997–98 Premier League with the South Yorkshire club, appearing in 3 matches as a starter.
Thompson subsequently became a football coach and had spells at York City, Scarborough and Boston United as player-manager. He also worked for Leeds United Reserves team.Following the termination of Tony Pulis as Sheffield Wednesday manager, he would take on the role of caretaker manager on 28 December 2020 which would last for thirteen games until 1 March 2021, when Darren Moore was appointed permanent manager.
|York City||16 March 1999||9 February 2000||45||11||11||23||24.4|
|Scarborough||1 October 2000||21 September 2001||45||10||20||15||22.2|
|Boston United||8 July 2002||13 February 2004||83||26||21||36||31.3|
|Sheffield Wednesday (caretaker)||28 December 2020||1 March 2021||13||6||0||7||46.2|
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