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#Brian Clough

# brian-clough - Yesterday’s News

A Forest life - Sharing a stage with Brian Clough, playing best with spite and shaping the next generation

Andy Reid made his debut for Nottingham Forest 20 years ago this November and, as he tells The42, he now feels a great sense of responsibility to develop stars for club and country.

# brian-clough - Sunday 20 October, 2019

A remarkable Brian Clough tale, DeAndre Hopkins and more of the week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite reads from this week.

# brian-clough - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Ego and insecurity have followed Martin O'Neill around for his entire career

For the Republic of Ireland boss, the smugness isn’t a good look when so much negativity currently surrounds the Irish side.

# brian-clough - Saturday 21 July, 2018

'He shone like a beacon through all the gloom': Maradona, Clough and the makings of Roy Keane

25 years ago this week, the Irish midfielder signed for Manchester United.

# brian-clough - Monday 7 May, 2018

'He had some demons but I think you have to put the whole story into perspective'

It’s 20 years since Justin Fashanu died by suicide.

# brian-clough - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Jose Mourinho similar to 'no-nonsense' Brian Clough, says legend's son

The Derby and Nottingham Forest legend is akin to the Portuguese coach, according to one of the people that knew him best.

# brian-clough - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

England football boss Gareth Southgate hails Eddie Jones

Meanwhile, Shaun Edwards, the defence coach of the Welsh team, said the coach was “great” for the sport.

# brian-clough - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Clough's alcoholism as a punchline, the Irish NFL player and the week's best sportswriting

Also included is a detailed look at the lack of Irish players at Manchester United and what it means for football here.

# brian-clough - Sunday 5 June, 2016

The time Muhammad Ali called out football manager Brian Clough

The former Nottingham Forest manager was more than a match for Ali in the linguistic stakes.

# brian-clough - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Roy Keane: 'I love what I'm doing now'

The Republic of Ireland number two revealed that he enjoys working with the Ireland boss.

# brian-clough - Saturday 26 December, 2015

'Clough would be the only person who could chop Martin O'Neill down to size'

The current Republic of Ireland boss struggled under the iconic figure’s management style while at Nottingham Forest.

# brian-clough - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

'Forest knocked Liverpool off their perch long before Fergie came up with the phrase'

Daniel Taylor’s new book, I Believe In Miracles, recounts the remarkable five-year period at Nottingham Forest between 1975 and 1980.

# brian-clough - Sunday 27 September, 2015

‘In football, the judgements are immediate and abusive, but they don’t know us’

Award-winning journalist and author Michael Calvin chats to us about his acclaimed new book on football management.

# brian-clough - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

The documentary charting Nottingham Forest's rise to European Cup glory looks class

I Believe in Miracles charts the story of Nottingham Forest in 1979.

# brian-clough - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Brian Clough and his effect on the Irish management team

On what would have been Clough’s 80th birthday, we examine the iconic manager’s influence on Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane.

# brian-clough - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Nottingham Forest gave 1,000 fans green Brian Clough jumpers tonight

It’s 10 years since his death.

# brian-clough - Sunday 21 September, 2014

16 of the most memorable Brian Clough quotes

With the 10th anniversary of his death occurring this week, we celebrate the coaching legend’s famous wit.

# brian-clough - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From Di Canio to Jose: We rank the 10 coolest Premier League managers ever

Souness’ porn ‘stache and Gullit’s dreads earned them places on the list.

# brian-clough - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Analysis: Do coaches have to lie in order to survive in football management? Talking Point This post contains videos

Analysis: Do coaches have to lie in order to survive in football management?

For years, managers such as Jose Mourinho and Alex Ferguson have been criticised for post-match insincerity, but is this characteristic part of what makes them successful?

# brian-clough - Friday 23 August, 2013

Bill Shankly: how much of Red or Dead is fact and how much fiction?

Novelist David Peace shows different dimensions to the Liverpool managerial great amid some artistic licence.

# brian-clough - Saturday 17 August, 2013

David Peace: 'Bill Shankly was even more isolated than Brian Clough at times'

The Damned United author speaks to about his new novel on the legendary Liverpool manager.

# brian-clough - Monday 5 August, 2013

Here's a fantastic extract from David Peace's acclaimed new novel on Bill Shankly Novel Idea This post contains videos

Here's a fantastic extract from David Peace's acclaimed new novel on Bill Shankly

The author of The Damned United is back.

# brian-clough - Saturday 26 January, 2013

A chip off the old block: 12 great father and sons in football Family Business This post contains images

A chip off the old block: 12 great father and sons in football

When they grow up they want to be just like their dad.

# brian-clough - Friday 11 May, 2012

The Magnificent Seven: most entertaining sports pundits Talking The Talk This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: most entertaining sports pundits

With Euro 2012 and Apres Match on the horizon, we take a look at some of our favourite TV analysts.

# brian-clough - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Heated: 6 more combustible TV panel debates TV Gold This post contains videos

Heated: 6 more combustible TV panel debates

After Paul Kimmage locked horns with Ian O’Riordan on iTalk Sport last night, we decided to dig up previously buried hatchets.

# brian-clough - Sunday 16 January, 2011

The Sunday Papers: the best sports writing from the past seven days

Put on a pot of coffee and enjoy this collection of the week’s best writing – from home and beyond.