Its with me? The live shows are still booked for May and June, taking dates in Portsmouth, London, Scunthorpe and Nottingham, but at 74 Neil Warnock returned to football manager with Huddersfield. "It's a really big challenge," he said. “I always thought if I went back it would be the end of February. To be honest I only want to work 10 weeks a year and there will always be a club I love like Huddersfield, QPR or Cardiff." Warnock returned to West Yorkshire, at his wife's words: "In this particular case, Sharon said, 'They need help, why not you?' He said. It was a really open run.” Coming straight from Heathrow, he had landed with a red eye at 11am after an American vacation at a Trump hotel, and had headed north in Stoke, missing Wednesday night's 3-0 loss at Stoke that left Huddersfield in 23rd place, four points away from Safety. “I saw the players as a priority; I told them I was sorry I couldn't be with them last night, but I was at a jazz club in New York and it was a better evening,” he said, and soon stepped in as master jokes and embraced negronis. Offer at Dizzy's at the lower end of Central Park. "I've watched the last two games and he's going to want a lot to make it to the playoffs." Warnock is returning to a stage where he previously broke up in 1995. Before speaking at Huddersfield's training complex on the same Leeds Road that was home to their former home ground, a photo montage depicted celebrations of their Second Division playoff win against Bristol Rovers before a shocking exit days later. . "I'm looking at the stadium and I think I helped build it," he said. Warnock was the coach who led the club to the old McAlpine Stadium, today known as John Smith's. "I would take the players in the old stadium to the construction site, sit on the concrete of the main grandstand and say, 'He will be here this year.' Good memories come to life." Warnock became the club's fourth manager in nine months and his third of the season after Mark Fotheringham was fired last week after just four months' tenure. It's been a down season, although Warnock enjoyed the challenge, as he lost the playoff final and coach Carlos Corberán last season. “Great fixtures,” he said. "You're looking at fixtures and you have to be a complete idiot to come here, but thankfully that's me." Neil Warnock and his players applaud to Middlesbrough fans after the game at West Brom in November 2021, shortly before losing his job. Photo: Andrew Kearns/CameraSport/ While Fotheringham has coaching experience at Hertha Berlin, Warnock can boast a record 1,603 professional matches in 18 spells and managerial divisions as a manager in English football; His career began with Gainsborough Trinity in 1980-81 before receiving eight promotions. The end of his last stint at Middlesbrough in November 2021 was supposed to return him permanently to his farm life in Cornwall, limiting him to £65-ticket concert hall appearances, a media career and an unexpected social media obsession. “I like Twitter. I never thought I would continue - I would play the lads for it. His friendship with Dean Hoyle, Huddersfield's long-term owner and now its largest shareholder, opened up Warnock after he took over in February to try to replicate the bailout he did while keeping Rotherham in the Championship in 2016. career. Helping alongside him will be star striker "Rocket" Ronnie Jepson from his previous Huddersfield tenure. skip past promotion for the Football Daily free daily Start your evenings with the Guardian's take on the world of football Privacy Statement: Newsletters may contain information about charities, online advertising and externally funded content. For more information, see our Newsletters, which may contain information about charities, online advertising and externally funded content. See our Privacy Policy for more information. We use Google reCaptcha to protect our website and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. after promotion "Ronnie amuses me every time we go back in time because he believed that if I stayed here we could make it to the Premier League." However, Warnock fell out with the president and left. "It's really me," he said. Such bad blood is forgotten under a different ownership. "When I went to Leeds I should have come to Dean but unfortunately I thought I could beat Ken Bates," Warnock said of an unfortunate move to Huddersfield's local rivals in 2012. For now, the focus has been on Huddersfield for three months. "I got goosebumps talking to you now and I want the fans to be excited," he said. “We are the luck favorites to be relegated. But we have to try, give the fans something to shout about and win the games." Can Huddersfield survive? "I don't actually think about such things. I won't be blamed if they get relegated, right? It's really child's play. But all my career, other managers don't like to play on my teams, I don't think so."