Neil Warnock is the current football manager of Sheffield United. He was appointed to become manager of this club in December 1999.
Warnock was born on December 1, 1948 and played for Chesterfield, Rotherham United, Hartlepool United, Scunthorpe United, Aldershot, Barnsley, York City, and Crewe Alexandra until he ended his career on the pitch and started managing. He has managed Scarborough, Notts County, Huddersfield Town, Plymouth Argyle, Oldham Athletic and Bury before reaching his current position.
In 2003, Warnock led Sheffield United to the semi-finals of the FA Cup and League Cup as well as the final of the First Division play-off. This was the first time in his management career that he had lost a play-off contest, having previously been successful at Notts County (twice), Huddersfield Town and Plymouth Argyle.
Warnock, who is qualified as a chiropodist and a referee is renound for making controversial outbursts. He has had high profile disputes with many inside the game.
Stephan Henchoz - Over an alleged spitting incident in the League Cup semi-final between Sheffield United and Liverpool
Peter Swan - A player for Warnock at Argyle and Bury, he called Warnock "a prick"
Gerard Houllier - See Stephan Henchoz
Phil Thompson - See Stephan Henchoz
Gary Megson - Following allegations that Warnock tried to void a game by reducing his team to six players.
Stan Ternant - Over claims that Warnock sent an "emissary" to listen to tactical discussions.
David Elleray - Warnock called him a "bald-headed bloke", whilst criticising his decision making ability
Graham Poll - Following a mistake by Poll which led to Arsenal scoring in the FA Cup semi-final in 2003