Paul Warne is an English professional football manager and former player who played as a midfielder. He is the manager of EFL Championship club Rotherham United F.C.
He was born on May 8, 1973, in Norwich, United Kingdom.
Warne started playing non-League football for Great Yarmouth Town, before moving on to Diss Town, with whom he won the FA Vase in 1994.
After playing for Wroxham, he started his professional career at the age of 23 when he signed for Wigan Athletic, before moving to Rotherham where he played over 250 games in all competitions.
On 11 August 2009, he scored the equalizing goal as Rotherham surprisingly beat Championship side Derby County 2–1 in the first round of the League Cup. He signed a one-year contract extension in June 2010.
He joined the coaching staff at Rotherham in May 2012 upon his retirement from professional football.
In November 2012, Warne was granted a testimonial by Rotherham United for giving the club many years of service including as a player, coach, and joint caretaker-manager.
On 13 January 2017, Warne was appointed Rotherham United manager until the end of the 2016–17 season. On 5 April 2017, with Rotherham’s relegation from the Championship confirmed Warne was appointed permanent manager of the club on a one-year rolling contract.
Has Paul Warne left Rotherham United?
Rotherham United confirm that first team boss Paul Warne will leave the club to join Derby County.