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09th Apr 2022

Neil Warnock rules himself out of Man United job by retiring

Callum Boyle

Another boost for Ten Hag

Neil Warnock has called time on his managerial career – thus ruling him out of the race to become the next permanent manager of Manchester United.

Warnock confirmed the news on Soccer Saturday

The legendary football manager made the announcement during an appearance on Sky Sports’ Soccer Saturday where he admitted that he has other interests he wants to pursue.

“No, no,” he replied to Jeff Stelling when asked if he had plans to return to management.

“I’ve got one or two other interesting things coming up and I’m looking forward to doing a few evening things in and around the country.

“I’m gonna do two. One in Cardiff and one in Sheffield in September. I think they’re the friendly places.”

Warnock’s glittering career

Neil Warnock retiring

Warnock began his managerial career 40 years ago where he first took charge of Lincolnshire side, Gainsborough Trinity. He would go on to manage 16 different clubs in his time.

The 73-year-old is best known for his stints at Notts County at the end of the 80s, as well as taking charge of boyhood club Sheffield United for an eight-year period between 1999 and 2007.

No manager has been more successful in getting teams promoted as well, with the 73-year-old legend guiding eight different sides to promotion.

His last job saw him take charge of Championship side Middlesbrough. After leaving the position in November, Warnock has now called time on his career in the dugout, ending any slim hopes that he would end up in the Old Trafford dugout.

A real shame if you ask us, but a major boost for Erik ten Hag. Probably.

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