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Neil Warnock comes out of retirement to take charge of Huddersfield Town

He is the club’s third manager of the season after Danny Schofield and Mark Fotheringham and takes the reins on a short-term basis until the end of the season.

74-year old Neil Warnock has been appointed as manager of Huddersfield Town until the end of the season – nearly 30 years after his first stint at the club.

The Terriers sit second bottom of the Championship and are a point from safety. The club also haven’t won any of their last six league games.

“My first spell at Huddersfield Town had everything; we went to Wembley twice, moved into the new stadium, and really built the club from nothing. It was a special time,” he told the club’s website.

“I’m coming back to help the club, but also [chairman] Dean Hoyle. I know what he has done behind the scenes and I’ve always had a lot of time for him.

He has come out of retirement to take the position after announcing 10 months ago that his recent role at Middlesborough would be his last.

Warnock will be joined at the club by Ronnie Jepson, whom he worked with at Middlesborough and Crystal Palace. Narcis Pelach will remain in charge for the Terriers trip to Stoke City on Wednesday.

Getty Images The 1995 Football League Second Division play-off final: Huddersfield Town v Bristol Rovers, final score Huddersfield Town 2 – Bristol Rovers 1. Huddersfield Manager, Neil Warnock holding the trophy. Wembley Stadium, 28th May 1995. (Photo by Staff/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)

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