Neil Armour

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Neil Armour
Personal information
Date of birth (1967-01-14) 14 January 1967 (age 50)
Place of birth Irvine, Scotland
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1987 Greenock Morton 0 (0)
1987–1989 Stranraer 29 (0)
1989–1992 Kilbirnie Ladeside
1992–1993 Albion Rovers 12 (0)
1994 Guangzhou Apollo 0 (0)
1994–1996 Happy Valley
1996–1997 Eastern AA
1997–1999 Yee Hope ? (6)
2000 Riverside County Elite 8 (0)
2000 Utah Blitzz 18 (0)
Teams managed
2000 Riverside County Elite (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Neil Armour (born 14 January 1967) is a Scottish former football player. He played in defence for clubs in Scotland, China, Hong Kong and the United States.


In April 2000, Armour had unsuccessful trials with the Hershey Wildcats and Lehigh Valley Steam of the second division USL A-League.[1] He then moved west to sign with the third division Riverside County Elite as a player-assistant coach.[2] The Elite played in the USL D-3 Pro League.[3] On 24 June 2000, he transferred to the Utah Blitzz.[4]


He has coached at Yee Hope, Riverside County Elite and the Utah Blitzz. Since retirement he has been coaching the junior sides of West Coast FC in America.[5] Armour currently coaches the West Coast boys under 14 team, West Coast girls under 13 team, and the West Coast girls under 15 team.


  1. ^ Making A Living Playing Soccer Has Suited Armour Just Fine
  2. ^ Elite soccer club signs 18 Press-Enterprise, The (Riverside, CA) – Monday, 27 March 2000
  3. ^ Elite soccer club signs 18 The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) – Monday, 27 March 2000
  4. ^ Armour could be guy to keep Blitzz on top
  5. ^ West Coast FC

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