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Neil Warnock involved in Oscar-worthy Love Actually remake, it's the best advert this Christmas

Jack Kenmare

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Neil Warnock involved in Oscar-worthy Love Actually remake, it's the best advert this Christmas

Neil Warnock has earned plaudits for his Oscar-worthy performance in an entertaining Love Actually remake featuring Clinton Morrison and David Prutton.

The 75-year-old, who stepped down as manager of Championship side Huddersfield in September, has been linked with several jobs or late, including the vacant Sunderland post.

After declaring he has no plans to retire following his seven-month spell in West Yorkshire, the former Sheffield United and Queens Park Rangers boss remains on the lookout.

But for the time being, Warnock has decided to try his hand at a new profession... acting.

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That's right. The man himself re-enacted a scene from the popular film Love Actually ahead of Sky Sports' upcoming EFL coverage this Christmas – and it's a work of art. Check it out below.

Here's how social media reacted to the advert.

One fan said: "Years after Keira Knightley just pipped him to the role he finally gets it," while another commented: "This is a tremendous piece of content."

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A third wrote: "They should have had Paddy Kenny on the sofa with him.. they missed a trick there."

As mentioned earlier, Warnock is determined to remain in football management.

“I know I’ve probably had more comebacks than Frank Sinatra, but if the Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney are still going strong into their eighties, I’ve got a few years left in me yet,” Warnock told Sky Sports earlier this year.

“I’m not retiring,” Warnock said. “I’ve seen some people say I’m leaving down to my health but I’ve not felt this good in years. If anything this job has made me want to carry on and I’m not going out to pasture just yet."

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He added: "I don’t want to do much until after Christmas; I’ll let everyone else struggle and I’m sure there’ll be an opportunity somewhere.

"I’ll do a bit of fishing and see if I can get on that TV show [Gone Fishing] with Mortimer and Whitehouse, I’d love that. Who knows? I might get offered £5 million to go and coach in Saudi. At my age, you live for today because you just don’t know what’s around the corner."

“I knew this wasn’t long-term but I thought I’d be here until Christmas,” Warnock added on his time at Huddersfield.

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“The club wants to go its own way and good luck to them. I’ve done the rounds but there are still about 20 clubs I wish I’d managed. But it wouldn’t bother me going back to where it all started at Gainsborough."

Featured Image Credit: Sky Sports

Topics: Neil Warnock, Sheffield United, Premier League, EFL Championship, QPR

Jack Kenmare
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