Neill Hornby

1st Team /U21 Coach, Burton Albion FC

  • Date Joined: 30th August 2016
I have a vast amount of experience and knowledge in ’elite’ / professional football, ranging from Youth Development Phase, Professional Development Phase (U21 Coach) up to and including 1st team level.

I am hard working, very knowledgeable in the area of Youth Development and forward thinking coach who has knowledge and understanding in roles ranging from age group lead, Phase lead and being a member of Academy senior management team.
Neill Hornby


  • The Football Association: Advanced Youth Coaches Award (APL)

    The Football Association
    Advanced Youth Coaches Award (APL)

  • The Football Association: Youth Modules 1-3

    The Football Association
    Youth Modules 1-3

  • The Football Association: Youth Module 2

    The Football Association
    Youth Module 2

  • The Football Association: Youth Module 1

    The Football Association
    Youth Module 1

  • UEFA: A Licence

    A Licence

Career History

  • Ipswich Town FC

    Ipswich Town FC
    1st team scout (European & Domestic) 1st team opposition analysis
    2016 – 2021

  • Burton Albion

    Burton Albion
    1st team /U21 Coach
    2014 – 2016

  • Burton Albion

    Burton Albion
    Yth Dev Phase Head Coach / U18 Coach / Head of Coaching
    2012 – 2014

  • West Bromwich Albion FC

    West Bromwich Albion FC
    Coach Education / Sports Development / Girls C of E Tech Director
    2009 – 2012

  • New York Red Bulls

    New York Red Bulls
    Youth Coach
    2009 – 2009

  • Walsall FC

    Walsall FC
    Youth Coach
    2003 – 2008

Key Achievements

  • 1st team coach Burton Albion 2014/15 - League 2 Champions (promotion to League 1)
  • 1st team coach Burton Albion 2015/16 - League 1 runners-up (promotion to EFL Championship)

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