Neil Price (footballer)

Neil Price
Personal information
Date of birth (1964-02-15) 15 February 1964
Place of birth Hemel Hempstead, England
Playing position Left back
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1985 Watford 8 (0)
1984Plymouth Argyle (loan) 1 (0)
1985Blackpool (loan) 13 (0)
1985–1986 Swansea City 3 (0)
1986–1988 Wycombe Wanderers
1989–1990 Wealdstone
1991–1992 Staines Town
Total 25 (0)
Teams managed
1991–1992 Staines Town
1995–1997 Hendon
Walton & Hersham
Hemel Hempstead Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Neil Price (born 15 February 1964) is an English former professional footballer who played as a left back.

Playing career

Born in Hemel Hempstead, Price played for Watford, Plymouth Argyle, Blackpool and Swansea City, making a total of 25 appearances in the Football League.[1] He retired from professional football in 1988due to a knee injury,[2] and played non-league football with Wycombe Wanderers, Wealdstone and Staines Town.[3]

At Watford he played two games in Watford's first (and as of 2012 only) season in the UEFA Cup, and seven of his eight league games were in the top division of English football.[4] He also played in the 1984 FA Cup Final.[5]

He joined Plymouth Argyle on loan in February 1984 alongside fellow Watford player Francis Cassidy, and made 2 appearances for them.[6]

Coaching career

After retiring as a player he worked as a manager. He was manager of Staines Town between July 1991 and January 1992.[7] He was also in charge of Hendon, Walton & Hersham,reaching the FA Cup 1st rnd v Swansea and also gaining promotion in his first season .He was in charge of Hendon from 1995 to 1997.[8] Also reaching round 1 of the FA Cup v Cardiff . He joined Hemel Hempstead Town gaining a promotion with them before leaving due to work commitments.[9]

Later life

Price later worked as a match commentator for BBC Three Counties Radio,[2] and in 2013 he was running a pub with his brother.[10] He now works as a football consultant for a London-based Agency as well as match day analyst for the PFA


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  2. 1 2 Chris Bevan and Chris Charles (8 March 2007). "Where are they now?". BBC Sport. Retrieved 7 February 2015.
  3. "Profile". World Football. Retrieved 7 February 2015.
  4. Jones, Trefor (1996). Watford Football Club Illustrated Who's Who. p. 189. ISBN 0-9527458-0-1.
  5. Kevin Grogan (13 November 1996). "Price's Wembley memories on hold". The Independent. Retrieved 7 February 2015.
  6. "Profile". Greens on Screen. Retrieved 7 February 2015.
  7. "Club Info". Staines Town F.C. Retrieved 7 February 2015.
  8. "Profile". Hendon F.C. Retrieved 7 February 2015.
  9. "Football: All set for the campaign challenges". Hereford Times. 17 August 2001. Retrieved 7 February 2015.
  10. Chris Wright (26 February 2013). "Former Hornet, Neil Price, says Yellow and Red Lion pub is 'paying the price' for link with Laurence Bassini". Watford Observer. Retrieved 7 February 2015.

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