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|Full name||Andrew Rodney Impey|
|Date of birth||30 September 1971|
|Place of birth||Hammersmith, London, England|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Playing position||Full back/Winger|
|Queens Park Rangers
|1990–1997||Queens Park Rangers||188||(13)|
|1997–1998||West Ham United||26||(0)|
|2004||→ Nottingham Forest (loan)||16||(1)|
|2005||→ Millwall (loan)||5||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Impey signed for QPR in 1990 and made his debut against Norwich in October 1991. For 6 years he played either in defense or on the wing, alongside players such as Les Ferdinand and Trevor Sinclair. He won QPR's player of the season award in 1993, 1994 and 1995, becoming the first player ever to win a club player of the season award for three consecutive seasons.
In 1997, he moved to West Ham United for £1.2m.
Impey transferred to Leicester City in the middle of the 1998-99 season; Hammers manager Harry Redknapp was notably aggrieved at this transfer as Impey had been sold by the West Ham board without his consent. While at Leicester, Impey was part of their 2000 League Cup winning team, coming on as a substitute in the final.
Impey joined Nottingham Forest on loan in February 2004, where he scored the opening goal of the game on his debut against Walsall to end Forest's goal drought. He then made the move permanent in the summer. Impey became a cult hero to Forest fans after, whilst warming up on the touchline, they began chanting "Andy Impey's got no neck! He's just a head on some shoulders!" Impey subsequently turned round and revealed his neck to the fans, starting an onslaught of songs about the neckless wonder.
Queens Park Rangers
In 2015, he rejoined QPR as an Academy Coach.
- Leicester City
- League Cup: 1999–00
- Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2003). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2003/2004. Queen Anne Press. p. 215. ISBN 1-85291-651-6.
- "Nottm Forest 3-3 Walsall". BBC. 14 February 2004. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
- "Coventry recruit Watson and Impey". BBC Sport. 2005-09-16. Retrieved 2007-08-29.
- "Venables places emphasis on youth". The Independent. 19 April 1995. Retrieved 22 October 2014.