Nigel Worthington

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Where is Nigel Worthington now?

An important member of the successful Sheffield Wednesday team of the 80s and early 90s, Nigel Worthington retired from playing in 1998 after joining Blackpool initially as player manager.



After two seasons with Blackpool, Worthington resigned from the club and started work with Howard Wilkinson with the England under 21 team.

In 2000 Worthington was back in club management with Norwich City spending six years there and taking them to the Premier League before getting sacked after a string of bad results.

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In 2007 Worthington was back in football as caretaker manager at Leicester City but wasn’t offered the job on a permanent basis despite leading them to Championship safety.

Later that year Worthington was appointed as the new manager of Northern Ireland, a role which he had until 2011 when he resigned after a poor Euro 2012 qualifying campaign.

In 2013 Nigel Worthington was appointed manager of League Two side York City keeping them in the league in his first season and reaching the play offs in his second season.

He left the club in October 2014 after results left the club one place above the relegation places.

Worthington is currently working as a club ambassador for non league side Fakenham Town.

Nigel Worthington is a cousin of football manager Brendan Rodgers.

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Nigel Worthington: Premier League Statistics

NationalityNorthern Irish
PositionDefender
Appearances114
Goals3
Yellow Cards10
Red Cards1
Premier League Teams Played forLeeds United, Sheffield Wednesday

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com

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