Archives: Brian Clough

Remembering the 1971-72 Season: Another Tight Race In English Football

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

After today’s Boxing Day results, a five team log jam sits atop the Premier League table. This is the most competitive the top flight has been in the Premier League era. But in the 1970s, an era when each win … Continue reading

The Undervalued Importance of Assistant Managers

Posted on by Peter Quinn

It’s safe to say that if an average soccer fan were shown a picture of José Mourinho and asked which club he managed, he would know the answer straight away. Same would be said for Carlo Ancelotti, Pep Guardiola, or … Continue reading

Brian Clough Television Interview From 1969-70: Cocky And Confident As Always [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I came across a new TV documentary this evening that I hadn’t seen before about Brian Clough. It’s from 1969-70. Uniquely, the TV documentary starts off by asking then Derby County manager Brian Clough what his expectations are for the … Continue reading

Brian Clough On Malcolm Allison (Video)

Posted on by Christopher Harris
clough on tv

I was saddened to hear this past weekend that Malcolm Allison, the legendary former manager of Manchester City, passed away at the age of 83. No one apart from Brian Clough summed up 70s and 80s English football better than … Continue reading