Cardiff City appoint Neil Warnock as manager

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Sion Richards

Sion Richards

Wednesday, 5 Oct 2016, 11:22

Cardiff City announce the appointment of Neil Warnock as First Team Manager after the sacking of head coach, Paul Trollope.

Cardiff City Football Club have appointed Neil Warnock, 67, as the club’s new manager after the sacking of Paul Trollope on Tuesday after a disappointing start to the season.

In a statement the club also welcome former Leeds and Sheffield United manager, Kevin Blackwell as Warnock’s assistant manager.

Warnock has had previous success in winning promotion to the English Premier League with Sheffield United in 2006 and with Queens Park Rangers in 2011. He also managed to avoid relegation from the Championship with Rotherham United last season.

Cardiff is Warnock’s 15th club as a manger.