Neil Howarth

Neil Howarth was Head of Operation and Player Analysis at Sky Bet League Two side Bury.

Having made over 120 appearances as a player for Cheltenham Town, the 43-year-old also represented a number of non-league sides, eventually hanging up his boots at Kidderminster Harriers in 2006 having also played for the England C team. His honours as a player include FA Trophy success (with Macclesfield Town) and three Conference titles (with Macclesfield and Cheltenham).

At Cheltenham, Howarth worked as assistant to first-team manager Mark Yates, and he joined Bury in August 2014 as a key part of the coaching staff under first-team manager David Flitcroft.

Sessions by Neil Howarth

Beating the block with creative play

in Attacking

I have used this session in the past when coaching teams that are struggling to score goals or create chances in matches – particularly when finding it difficult to break down a well-organised defence. Quite often it has been used prior to a home match when we are expected to have a lot of possession... MORE

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