Neil Thompson

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Neil Thompson
Personal information
Full nameNeil Thompson [1]
Date of birth (1963-10-02) 2 October 1963 (age 57) [1]
Place of birth Beverley, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) [1]
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Sheffield Wednesday (coach)
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1980–1981 Nottingham Forest 0 (0)
1981–1983 Hull City 31 (0)
1983–1989 Scarborough 242 (34)
1989–1996 Ipswich Town 206 (19)
1996–1998 Barnsley 27 (5)
1997–1998Oldham Athletic (loan) 8 (0)
1998York City (loan) 12 (2)
1998–2000 York City 30 (6)
2000–2001 Scarborough 27 (3)
2001–2004 Boston United 7 (0)
Total590(69)
Teams managed
1999–2000 York City
2000–2001 Scarborough
2002–2004 Boston United
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, [1] Thompson played for Scarborough, Ipswich Town and Barnsley amongst others.

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Playing Career

Whilst at Barnsley he played in the 1997–98 Premier League with the South Yorkshire club, appearing in 3 matches as a starter. [2]

Coaching Career

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. [3] Following the termination of Tony Pulis as Sheffield Wednesday manager, he would take on the role of caretaker manager on 28 December 2020 [4] which would last for thirteen games until 1 March 2021, when Darren Moore was appointed permanent manager. [5]

Managerial statistics

Managerial record by team and tenure
TeamFromToRecordRef
PWDLWin %
York City 16 March 19999 February 200045111123024.4 [6]
Scarborough 1 October 200021 September 200145102015022.2 [6]
Boston United 8 July 200213 February 200483262136031.3 [6]
Sheffield Wednesday (caretaker)28 December 20201 March 202113607046.2 [6]
Total186535281028.5

Honours

Scarborough

Ipswich Town

Individual

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2003). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2003/2004. Harpenden: Queen Anne Press. p. 418. ISBN   978-1-85291-651-0.
  2. "Games played by Neil Thompson in 1997/1998". soccerbase.com. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  3. http://www.leedsunited.com/news/20101029/managerial-departures-at-academy_2247585_2200669
  4. "Club statement". Sheffield Wednesday F.C. 28 December 2020. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  5. "Owls appoint Darren Moore as new manager". www.swfc.co.uk. 1 March 2021.
  6. 1 2 3 4 "Managers: Neil Thompson". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  7. Lynch. The Official P.F.A. Footballers Heroes. p. 147.