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Manager

Alex Neil

First Team Management

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Biography

Date of birth

09/06/1981

Signed

04/07/2017

Country

Scotland

Alex Neil joined Preston North End in July 2017 to manage his second Championship club at the age of just 36.

Neil has already enjoyed success as a manager, winning promotion on two occassions, most notably promotion to the Premier League with Norwich City in 2015.

The Scotsman was manager at Carrow Road from January 2015 to March 2017 with the promotion to the top flight secured in that time.

Neil's career as manager followed a playing career which saw him win the Scottish Football League first division in 2008 while at Hamilton Academical, before taking the role of player-manager at the club.

During his playing career, Neil also represented Barnsley and Mansfield Town before making his move to Hamilton Academincal in 2005, where he spent ten years a the club.

Neil joins North End looking to get the club into the Premier League, bringing with him the experience of achieving that previously.

 

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