Neil Warnock’s career in pictures

Neil Warnock has announced his retirement from management after more than 40 years on the touchline.

The 73-year-old managed 16 different clubs and won a record number of promotions in the Football League.

Here, the PA news agency reviews his colorful career in pictures.

Celebrating Plymouth's 1–0 victory over Darlington in the Third Division play-off final at Wembley in 1996

Celebrating Plymouth’s 1-0 victory over Darlington in the Third Division play-off final at Wembley in 1996 (Fiona Hanson/PA).

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Neil Warnock spent 18 months in charge of Bury in the late 1990s (PA).

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Warnock was appointed manager of his boyhood club Sheffield United in 1999 (Gareth Copley/PA).

Neil Warnock and David Seaman

Warnock congratulates David Seaman after Arsenal’s brilliant save in the FA Cup semi-final in 2003 (John Giles/PA).

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Celebrating promotion to the top flight with the Blades after finishing runners-up in 2006 in the Championship (Nigel Roddis/PA).

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But Warnock was unable to prevent Sheffield United from being relegated at the end of the following season (John Giles/PA).

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Warnock, who rarely agreed with the umpires, is sent off from the Bramall Lane touchline (Gareth Copley/PA).

Neil Warnock with his son and daughter

Warnock, pictured with daughter Amy and son William, took over Crystal Palace in 2007 (Neil Everitt/PA)

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However, he was still loved by Blades (PA) fans.

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Enjoying a joke with then-Reading manager Brendan Rodgers (Anthony Devlin/PA).

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Giving another officer a part of his mind (Daniel Hambury/PA).

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Celebrating winning the Championship with QPR in 2011 (Anthony Devlin/PA).

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Watching from the touchline during his time as Leeds boss (Martin Rickett/PA).

Neil Warnock and Jose Mourinho

Warnock enjoyed a brief return to Palace in 2014 and came up against the likes of José Mourinho (Andrew Matthews/PA).

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Warnock saved Rotherham from relegation from the Championship in 2016 (Nigel French/PA).

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Neil Warnock led Cardiff to promotion from the Championship in 2018 (Daniel Hambury/PA)

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Receiving their marching orders (again) (Adam Davy/PA).

Neil Warnock with his wife Sharon

Enjoying a cup of tea with his wife Sharon (Bradley Collyer/PA).

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Middlesbrough was Warnock’s 16th different club (Nick Potts/PA).

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Warnock took charge of Middlesbrough for the last time on November 6, 2021, in an away game at West Brom. It was his 1,603rd game as manager (Nick Potts/PA).

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