Neil Orr

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Neil Orr
Personal information
Full name Neil Ian Orr[1]
Date of birth (1959-05-13) 13 May 1959 (age 57)
Place of birth Greenock, Scotland
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1982 Greenock Morton 186 (1)
1982–1987 West Ham United 146 (4)
1987–1993 Hibernian 166 (3)
1993–1995 St Mirren 29 (1)
1995 Queen of the South 7 (1)
Edinburgh University
National team
1980 Scottish League XI[2] 1 (0)
Teams managed
Edinburgh University (player-manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Neil Ian Orr (born 13 May 1959) is a Scottish former professional footballer, who played as a defender.

Orr, who was capped for Scotland under-21s and the Scottish League XI, played for Greenock Morton for seven years, racking up 196 appearances. He joined West Ham United in January 1982 for £400,000, making his debut on 9 January 1982 against Manchester United.

He made a total of 175 league and cup appearances for West Ham, scoring five goals. He went on to play for Hibernian and St Mirren, before ending his career at Queen of the South.

He is the son of Scotland international Tommy Orr, who also played for Greenock Morton.


  1. ^ "Neil Orr". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 19 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "Neil Orr". London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 15 December 2011. 
  • Hogg, Tony (2005). Who's Who of West Ham United. Profile Sports Media. p. 157. ISBN 1-903135-50-8. 

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