Warren Neill

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Warren Neill
Personal information
Full name Warren Anthony Neill
Date of birth (1962-11-21) 21 November 1962 (age 55)
Place of birth Acton, England
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1988 Queens Park Rangers 181 (3)
1988–1996 Portsmouth 218 (3)
1996 Watford 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Warren Anthony Neill (born 21 November 1962 in Acton) is a retired English footballer who played for Queens Park Rangers and Portsmouth. After his playing career, he rejoined Queens Park Rangers as a coach.

Neill made his QPR debut against Chelsea in 1980 and went on to play 181 league games scoring 3 goals. He played in the FA Cup Final replay in 1982, was part of the Second Division Championship team in 1983 and a member of the 1986 Milk Cup final team.

He transferred to Portsmouth in 1988. He helped Portsmouth to the 1992 FA Cup semi final, and provided the through pass for Pompey's goal in the first game, but was one of three Pompey players to miss his kick as they lost the replay on a penalty shootout to Liverpool.

He was invited onto the QPR coaching staff by manager John Gregory towards the end of the 2006/07 season on a temporary basis, making the deal permanent in June 2007.[1] On 16 January 2008 Neill joined Luton Town as assistant to Mick Harford.[2] On 27 November 2008, Neill was released from his position of assistant, being replaced by former Luton player Kevin Watson.[3]