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Warren Neill

Warren Neill

Clubs played for: QPR , Portsmouth, Watford (1980-1996)

Born: 1962

Birthplace: Acton

Position: Defender

Biography: Neill made his league debut for 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 moved to Pompey in 1988 for a fee of £110,000 to fill the gap left by Kenny Swain's departure. Despite a wobbly spell during John Gregory's time as manager, Warren managed to win the fans over and made the right back spot his own for six seasons. He was part of the team that reached the 1992 FA Cup semi final, but was one of three players to miss his kick as in the penalty shootout. Ironically, he was invited to join the QPR coaching staff by manager John Gregory towards the end of the 2006/07 season. initially this was on a temporary basis, but the deal was made permanent in June 2007. In January 2008 Neill joined Luton Town as assistant to Mick Harford, but was released from his position in November 2008. Now believed to be driving a cab in London.

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