Neil Thompson

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Neil Thompson
Personal information
Full name Neil Thompson
Date of birth (1963-10-02) 2 October 1963 (age 50)
Place of birth Beverley, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender (Retired)
Club information
Current team
Sheffield Wednesday (First team coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (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)
1997–1998 Oldham Athletic (loan) 8 (0)
1998 York City (loan) 12 (2)
1998–2000 York City 30 (6)
2000–2001 Scarborough 27 (3)
2001–2004 Boston United 7 (0)
Total 590 (69)
Teams managed
1999–2000 York City
2000–2001 Scarborough
2002–2004 Boston United
2006–2010 Leeds United Reserves
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Neil Thompson (born 2 October 1963, in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England) is an English former footballer who played in defence, chiefly on the left side of the pitch, for Scarborough, Ipswich Town and Barnsley amongst others. Thompson subsequently became a football coach and had spells at York City, Scarborough and Boston United as player-manager. Currently, he is First Team Coach at Sheffield Wednesday.[1]

Leeds United[edit]

Thompson worked as Academy Manager and Reserve Team Manager of Leeds United. In late October 2010, as a result of restructuring at the club's academy, Thompson and Assistant Academy Manager Daral Pugh were released by the club.

Managerial statistics[edit]

Team Nat From To Record
G W L D Win %
York City England 16 March 1999 9 February 2000 45 11 23 11 24.44
Scarborough England 1 October 2000 21 September 2001 45 10 15 20 22.22
Boston United England 8 July 2002 13 February 2004 83 26 36 21 31.32

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Megson adds to backroom staff". Sheffield Wednesday F.C. Official Website. 10 February 2011. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 

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