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Neil Cox (born 8 October 1971) is a retired English professional footballer.
                                                                                                                      Neil Cox
He spent most of his career playing as a central defender or right-back. His
final club was League One outfit Crewe Alexandra, where he scored twice                                           Personal information

against Cheltenham in the league [1] and MK Dons in the FA Cup. [2] Cox                          Full name          Neil Cox

signed for Crewe in June 2006 after being released by Cardiff City.[3]                           Date of birth      8 October 1971 (age 40)
                                                                                                 Place of birth     Scunthorpe, England
Cox also played for Scunthorpe United, Aston Villa, Middlesbrough, Watford
                                                                                                 Height             6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
and Bolton Wanderers, and was capped at Under-21 level by England.
                                                                                                 Playing position Defender
Cox retired at the end of the 2008 season; the home game against Oldham
                                                                                                                     Senior career*
Athletic was the last of his career. Cox then became a property developer
                                                                                                 Years              Team                 Apps † (Gls) †
in Portugal. [4]
                                                                                                 1990–1991          Scunthorpe United        17     (1)
In October 2010 he returned to the game after being appointed as the new
                                                                                                 1991–1994          Aston Villa              40     (3)
manager of Leek Town.[5] When the club had injury concerns Cox
                                                                                                 1994–1997          Middlesbrough          106      (3)
regsistered himself as a player with the league.
                                                                                                 1997–1999          Bolton Wanderers         80     (7)
In unexpected circumstances Cox resigned as Leek Town manager after a                            1999–2005          Watford                219     (20)
1-0 home victory against Quorn. Cox stated "Personal Reasons" as his                             2005–2006          Cardiff City             27     (2)
resigation reason [6]                                                                            2006–2008          Crewe Alexandra          58     (1)
                                                                                                 2010–2011          Leek Town                 4     (0)
Honours                                                                                          Total                                     551     (37)

      Football League Cup: 1994; runner-up 1997                                                                      National team
                                                                                                 1993–1994          England U21               6     (0)
References
                                                                                                                    Teams managed
   1. ^ "Crewe 3–1 Cheltenham" . BBC. 12 September 2006. Retrieved 1                             2010–2011          Leek Town
      February 2010.                                                                             * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the
   2. ^ "Crewe 2–1 MK Dons" . BBC. 10 November 2007. Retrieved 1 February                                        domestic league only.
      2010.                                                                                                     † Appearances (Goals).

   3. ^ Crewe sign veteran defender Cox
   4. ^ Whitbread, Joe. "Former Watford captain Neil Cox still unhappy with departure five years on"               , Watford Observer, Watford,
      March 27th, 2010
   5. ^ White, Andy (6 October 2010). "Leek appoint former Watford captain Cox"                . The Non-League Paper. Retrieved 7 October 2010.
   6. ^ Perkin, Alex (17 April 2011). "Cox Drops Resignation Bombshell"              . Retrieved 17 April 2011.

External links
      Neil Cox career stats          at Soccerbase

   V   · T· E·                                                        Leek Town F.C. – managers
      Bonsall (1949–54) · Sweeny (1954–57) · Parr (1958–61) · Lally (1961–63) · Chorlton (1964–67) · Halton (1968–69) · Ogden (1969–75) ·
 Hodgkinson (1975–76) · Wragg (1976–77) · Ogden (1977–78) · Hancock (1978–79) · Vickers (1980–81) · Wallace (1982–84) · Pejic (1984–85) ·
              Lewis (1985–86) · Baker (1986–94) · Norris (1994–95) · Wilson (1995–96) · Ward (1996–98) · Walker (caretaker) (1998) ·
 Pejic (caretaker) (1998) · Moss (1998–99) · Agana (caretaker) (1999) · Holmes (1999–2000) · Gardiner (2000–01) · Wilcox & Bromley (2001–02) ·
 Ogden (temporary) (2002) · Ramshaw (2002–03) · Ogden (2003–05) · Deeley (2005–06) · Cartwright (2006) · Moore (2006–07) · Ogden (2007) ·
                                            Moore (2007) · Johnson (2007–2010) · Cox (2010–2011) ·

  V    · T· E·                                     1994–95 Football League First Division PFA Team of the Year
                 GK: Shaka Hislop · DF: Neil Cox · DF: Alan Stubbs · DF: Craig Short · DF: Ben Thatcher · MF: Jason McAteer · MF: Alex Rae ·
                        MF: Jamie Pollock · FW: Jan Åge Fjørtoft · FW: John Hendrie · FW: John Aldridge ·



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