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Nigel Worthington

Nigel Worthington - mar 2011

Profile of Nigel Worthington

  • Position:Manager
  • Date of Birth:04/11/1961
  • Place of Birth:Ballymena

Playing Career: Ballymena United; Notts County (1st July 1981, £100,000) 80+(5)-4 Sheffield Wednesday (6th February 1984, £125,000) 413+(4)-14; Leeds United (4th July 1994, £325,000) 43+(12)-1; Stoke City (18th July 1996 Free) 15-1; Blackpool (14th July 1997, Player-manager) 4+(5)-0:

Managerial Career:  Blackpool (8th July 1997 to 23rd December 1999); England Under-21 (assistant coach to Howard Wilkinson); Norwich City (assistant manager to Bryan Hamilton June 2000 to 3rd December 2000); Norwich City (4th December 2000 to 2nd October 2006); Leicester City (caretaker, 11th April 2007 to 25th May 2007); Northern Ireland (1st June 2007-November); Northern Ireland January 2008 - present).

        P W D L
      Blackpool  134 44 56 34
      Norwich City  280 114 104 62
      Leicester City  5 2 3 0
      Total:  419 160 163 96

International Playing Record
N.Ireland - Full
(66-0); Under-18 (14-0)

First Cap: 22nd May 1984 v Wales (a) British Championship - drew 1-1
Last Cap: 11th February 1997 v Belgium (h) Friendly - won 3-0

Honours:
As Player:

(with Ballymena) Irish Cup 1980/81, Ulster Cup 1980/81;
(with Sheffield Wednesday) Football League Division Two Champions 1990/91, Runner-Up 1983/84; FA Cup Runner-Up 1992/93; Football League Cup 1990/91.
Awards: Ulster Young Footballer of the Year 1981.

As Manager:
(with Norwich)
First Division Champions 2003/04.

 

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