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chroniclelive
Clough, Taylor and the summer of '66lifted the World Cup on home soil and for one North East born striker something
Clough, Taylor and the summer of '66
chroniclelive / Posted 15 hours ago
lifted the World Cup on home soil and for one North East born striker something special was beginning to stir. Brian Clough, the man who would eventually lead Nottingham Forest to back to back victories in the European Cup, was... Read more
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chroniclelive
Malcolm Macdonald: How John Gibson dropped me in it with Newcastle United's new managerin my hotel room relaxing before training one afternoon when the phone rang: ‘H
Malcolm Macdonald: How John Gibson dropped me in it with Newcastle United's new manager
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
in my hotel room relaxing before training one afternoon when the phone rang: ‘Hello Mal, Gibbo here.’ “I guessed Cloughie (Brian Clough), then Bobby Robson. “I was relieved when he said it wasn’t Jackie Charlton either, but after that I gave... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Splendour headliner Jess Glynne's dressing room secretsa chance to explore last time you were here? Did you visit any pubs or tourist
Splendour headliner Jess Glynne's dressing room secrets
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 days ago
a chance to explore last time you were here? Did you visit any pubs or tourist attractions? Did you get a selfie with the Brian Clough statue or Robin Hood? I know Nottingham a little as its my dad's home town but haven't had time to properly... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Can Leicester Fend Off the Circling Vultures?won promotion the previous season. The following campaign, they went on to win
Can Leicester Fend Off the Circling Vultures?
Bleacher Report / Posted 4 days ago
won promotion the previous season. The following campaign, they went on to win the European Cup. It's a safe bet to say Brian Clough, for all his genius, wouldn't have been able to win Europe's top prize had John McGovern (Kante), John Robertson... Read more
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Nottingham Post
'Brian Clough who is one of our all-time heroes' - The Darknesslove the work of Shane Meadows; I really do think that he is a great director.
'Brian Clough who is one of our all-time heroes' - The Darkness
Nottingham Post / Posted 5 days ago
love the work of Shane Meadows; I really do think that he is a great director. I love Nottingham Forest and in particular Brian Clough who is one of my all-time heroes. And coming right up to date I really do love The Sleaford Mods. And of course... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Flooding risk as warm weather brings thunderstorms to townthe mercury will drop to around 21C for the rest of the week. Read more: Stran
Flooding risk as warm weather brings thunderstorms to town
Nottingham Post / Posted 5 days ago
the mercury will drop to around 21C for the rest of the week. Read more: Strange things overheard in Nottingham: Pokemon, Brian Clough and dead dogs A spokesman for the Met Office said: "It will become very warm today, and as temperatures rise... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland AFC's greatest team as voted by supporters revealed - with some big absenteeshave just presented your greatest team based on the poll results then your two
Sunderland AFC's greatest team as voted by supporters revealed - with some big absentees
chroniclelive / Posted 6 days ago
have just presented your greatest team based on the poll results then your two strikers would have been Kevin Phillips and Brian Clough. However, once it come to picking an outright 11 it seems the majority of supporters found it difficult to... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Ten things related to Nottingham that will make you feel oldand passed away on September 20, 2004, of stomach cancer. We've had the NET tr
Ten things related to Nottingham that will make you feel old
Nottingham Post / Posted 6 days ago
and passed away on September 20, 2004, of stomach cancer. We've had the NET tram service for 12 years too The same year Brian Clough passed away, the Nottingham Express Transit began operating. It's actually only been two-and-a-half years since... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland AFC's greatest XI: Why my team is ridiculously talented yet doomed to failureas much as they’ll dominate your thinking as a duo, and rightly so, I couldn’t
Sunderland AFC's greatest XI: Why my team is ridiculously talented yet doomed to failure
chroniclelive / Posted 7 days ago
as much as they’ll dominate your thinking as a duo, and rightly so, I couldn’t omit Ol’ Big ‘Ead. Again, I never saw Brian Clough play. I’m old, I’m not neolithic. But you can’t - well I can’t - ignore his goalscoring record of 251 goals in... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Former Nottingham Forest striker Stan Collymore 'could have been as good as Ronaldo'him in that bracket." Frank Clark bought Collymore for £2.25m from Southend in
Former Nottingham Forest striker Stan Collymore 'could have been as good as Ronaldo'
Nottingham Post / Posted 7 days ago
him in that bracket." Frank Clark bought Collymore for £2.25m from Southend in June 1993, soon after taking over from Brian Clough. Collymore scored 22 Premier League goals in 1994/95 as Forest finished behind second-placed Manchester United... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Why were there so many buskers out in in the city centre today?some of the city's most prominent sites. Shoppers were entertained across the
Why were there so many buskers out in in the city centre today?
Nottingham Post / Posted 7 days ago
some of the city's most prominent sites. Shoppers were entertained across the city centre in Trinity Square, near to the Brian Clough Statue, in Thurland Square, outside intu Victoria Centre and outside Primark in Old Market Square. The Trent... Read more
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Northern Echo
Shortlist drawn up for town's first ever female statuetown, and a fitting a tribute to one of their number.” The seven men who have
Shortlist drawn up for town's first ever female statue
Northern Echo / Posted 9 days ago
town, and a fitting a tribute to one of their number.” The seven men who have statues in Middlesbrough are footballers, Brian Clough, Wilf Manion and George Hardwick, pioneering industrialists Henry Bolckow, John Vaughan, industrialist and... Read more
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Football365
Mourinho has Pep running scareddemand for possession-based football. There are those who realise that England
Mourinho has Pep running scared
Football365 / Posted 9 days ago
demand for possession-based football. There are those who realise that England could appoint a hybrid of Alex Ferguson, Brian Clough, Pep Guardiola and Alan Pardew, and still exit a major tournament on penalties in the quarter-finals. Brian... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Calls for unity during vigil for 'black lives'to show solidarity following recent shootings of black people in America. The
Calls for unity during vigil for 'black lives'
Nottingham Post / Posted 10 days ago
to show solidarity following recent shootings of black people in America. The 15-year-old got up to speak in front of the Brian Clough statue at Speaker's Corner during a memorial event intended to show "support for brothers, sisters and siblings... Read more
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chroniclelive
Lawrie McMenemy backs Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce for England job - on one conditioncharacters whose faces don’t fit. “I’m not sure that suits Allardyce’s style,
Lawrie McMenemy backs Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce for England job - on one condition
chroniclelive / Posted 12 days ago
characters whose faces don’t fit. “I’m not sure that suits Allardyce’s style, similar to how it didn’t ever suit Brian Clough and that’s why the selection committee never give Cloughy the job either. “After the disappointment of Euro... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Chettle: I stood up to Brian Clough once and paid the priceFormer Nottingham Forest defender Steve Chettle looks back on his time at the C
Chettle: I stood up to Brian Clough once and paid the price
Nottingham Post / Posted 13 days ago
Former Nottingham Forest defender Steve Chettle looks back on his time at the City Ground, including playing under Brian Clough and Frank Clark, scoring in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup and suffering relegation. In April, it was reported... Read more
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Manchester United
Tony Collins - Manchester United's 'Master Spy'black manager in the English Football League (at Rochdale), Collins forged a gr
Tony Collins - Manchester United's 'Master Spy'
Manchester United / Posted 13 days ago
black manager in the English Football League (at Rochdale), Collins forged a great reputation as a scout. Working under Brian Clough, Don Revie and Ron Atkinson, the Londoner was able to offer advice to some legendary managerial... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland AFC's all-time XI: Select your best ever Black Cats team from list of legendsplays up front – do you go for the tried and tested pairing of Kevin Phillips a
Sunderland AFC's all-time XI: Select your best ever Black Cats team from list of legends
chroniclelive / Posted 14 days ago
plays up front – do you go for the tried and tested pairing of Kevin Phillips and Niall Quinn, or does the great Brian Clough get the nod? It’s not as easy as it looks, is it? Just be glad you don’t have to explain to the ones you’ve... Read more
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Scotsman
Sky’s David Livingstone on his Open homecomingbeaten Liverpool with a stunning strike by Teddy Sheringham, Livingstone found
Sky’s David Livingstone on his Open homecoming
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
beaten Liverpool with a stunning strike by Teddy Sheringham, Livingstone found himself on the receiving end of some vintage Brian Clough that lives on for posterity on YouTube. As well as gently mocking his interviewer’s choice of blazer, Cloughie... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester United manager Mourinho would be justified in selling Mataand Mourinho cannot countenance the mediocrity that has lingered at United. Eng
Manchester United manager Mourinho would be justified in selling Mata
Manchester Evening News / Posted 15 days ago
and Mourinho cannot countenance the mediocrity that has lingered at United. English football's most enigmatic manager since Brian Clough, Mourinho will not be required to inform his new players to 'throw all your medals in the bin' because most of... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Showstopper! - The Improvised Musical, Theatre Royal, review | Nottingham Postcame a yell from the crowd – presumably a Derby fan. That was the cue for the
Showstopper! - The Improvised Musical, Theatre Royal, review | Nottingham Post
Nottingham Post / Posted 15 days ago
came a yell from the crowd – presumably a Derby fan. That was the cue for the team to dream up a catchy number about Brian Clough, John Robertson and the European Cup final. It brought the house down and what was especially brilliant was how... Read more
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HITC Sport
On This Day - 1990 - Managerial legend's last England gamefailed to qualify for the European Championship in 1984 leading to Robson offer
On This Day - 1990 - Managerial legend's last England game
HITC Sport / Posted 16 days ago
failed to qualify for the European Championship in 1984 leading to Robson offering his resignation with suggestions Brian Clough could take over as manager, but it was rejected, partly because of Clough's unpopularity with those at the... Read more
16d
Daily Mail
MARTIN SAMUEL: Klinsmann? I'd still rather the worst English bosshe chose to stay at Southampton; or Sir Trevor Brooking because he chose to rem
MARTIN SAMUEL: Klinsmann? I'd still rather the worst English boss
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
he chose to stay at Southampton; or Sir Trevor Brooking because he chose to remain with West Ham. And no Alf Ramsey then – Brian Clough was similarly useless, apparently – but Joey Barton would be in the running from his time with Marseille. Well... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Teacher leaving job after 31 years due to underfunding of schoolsof the local branches of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) marched from the
Teacher leaving job after 31 years due to underfunding of schools
Nottingham Post / Posted 18 days ago
of the local branches of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) marched from the Forest Recreation Ground to the Brian Clough Statue in the city centre. Drivers beeped their horns and shoppers waved their flags in support of the rally,... Read more
18d
chad
Death of former Forest goalkeeperfor the Reds between 1974 and 1977, helping the club to promotion to Division O
Death of former Forest goalkeeper
chad / Posted 18 days ago
for the Reds between 1974 and 1977, helping the club to promotion to Division One and Anglo-Scottish Cup glory. But boss Brian Clough replaced him with Peter Shilton and Middleton was sold to Derby County as part of an exchange deal for Scottish... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Graham McGregor: Five ways to boost your retail profitsbooklet recently called '5 proven ways to quickly improve profits in your Auckl
Graham McGregor: Five ways to boost your retail profits
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
booklet recently called '5 proven ways to quickly improve profits in your Auckland retail shop.' The booklet is written by Brian Clough the owner of Auckland Security Cameras and has a gold mine of practical ideas that any retailer can use to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Graham McGregor: Five ways to boost your retail profitsbooklet recently called '5 proven ways to quickly improve profits in your Auckl
Graham McGregor: Five ways to boost your retail profits
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
booklet recently called '5 proven ways to quickly improve profits in your Auckland retail shop.' The booklet is written by Brian Clough the owner of Auckland Security Cameras and has a gold mine of practical ideas that any retailer can use to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Any West Ham fan will tell you Allardyce is the last thing the England team needsatnav set to ‘Destination: knacker’s yard’. In one small but voluble group of
Any West Ham fan will tell you Allardyce is the last thing the England team need
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
satnav set to ‘Destination: knacker’s yard’. In one small but voluble group of men, Allardyce is regarded as a latter-day Brian Clough, England’s great lost hope. And now the MOOBS (Mates Of Old Big Sam) are out and proud again. In the minds of... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Wales provide proof of why Forest are moving in right direction– a process they have managed to cock up time and again since managing to overl
Wales provide proof of why Forest are moving in right direction
Nottingham Post / Posted 20 days ago
– a process they have managed to cock up time and again since managing to overlook the best manager they have never had, in Brian Clough - the Welsh FA have kept things simple. Jonathan Ford, Welsh FA chief executive, may not have offered the most... Read more
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Daily Star
'England should pull Wales's open-top bus through streets on Euro return' says Danny BakerEngland crashed out of Euro after woeful defeat against Iceland David said: “W
'England should pull Wales's open-top bus through streets on Euro return' says Danny Baker
Daily Star / Posted 21 days ago
England crashed out of Euro after woeful defeat against Iceland David said: “Wales might win it. They might be the Brian Clough Nottingham Forest of international football. “They already have the kit.” But Prime Minister David Cameron was... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Finland international Thomas Lam set to sign for Nottingham Forest according to Dutch sourcesof Mario Balotelli and Paul Pogba, has played for Finland twice having also sho
Finland international Thomas Lam set to sign for Nottingham Forest according to Dutch sources
Nottingham Post / Posted 21 days ago
of Mario Balotelli and Paul Pogba, has played for Finland twice having also shone for them at youth level. Read more: Brian Clough was smarmy - why Liverpool hate Nottingham Forest Phillipe Montanier has made one signing so far. He has made... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Wales' goalscoring hero Hal Robson-Kanu offered move to Nottingham Forest?and a third for a pie." Could he be on Phillipe Montanier's list of transfer t
Wales' goalscoring hero Hal Robson-Kanu offered move to Nottingham Forest?
Nottingham Post / Posted 21 days ago
and a third for a pie." Could he be on Phillipe Montanier's list of transfer targets? And will he be playing at the City Ground next season? Answers on a postcard please. Read more: Brian Clough was smarmy - why Liverpool hate Nottingham... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Corbyn supporters rally in Nottingham to back Labour Party leadergathered in Nottingham today to show their support for troubled Labour leader J
Corbyn supporters rally in Nottingham to back Labour Party leader
Nottingham Post / Posted 21 days ago
gathered in Nottingham today to show their support for troubled Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. The rally took place at the Brian Clough statue, near Old Market Square, as members of the political party spoke out against the actions of its MPs -... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Brian Clough was smarmy and Peter Taylor was patronising - why Liverpool hate Nottingham Forestis no postcode rivalry? Well, according to co-author of On The March with Kenn
Brian Clough was smarmy and Peter Taylor was patronising - why Liverpool hate Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Post / Posted 21 days ago
is no postcode rivalry? Well, according to co-author of On The March with Kenny's Army, Mike Nevin, it was all to do with Brian Clough's Miracle Men in the late 70s. In a blog posted on the Anfield Wrap, Nevin writes how he still hates Kenny... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland's greatest: Who is the Black Cats' best post-war centre-forward?Tottenham Hotspur, Bent scored 36 goals in 63 games during an 18-month spell be
Sunderland's greatest: Who is the Black Cats' best post-war centre-forward?
chroniclelive / Posted 22 days ago
Tottenham Hotspur, Bent scored 36 goals in 63 games during an 18-month spell before joining Aston Villa for £18 million.Brian CloughBrian Clough in action for Sunderland A natural goalscorer, Clough scored 63 in 74 games on Wearside (267 in 269... Read more
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The Anfield Wrap
"We Hate Nottingham Forest...." Erm, Why?Hoodoo” which underlines how Forest had become THE rivals in the blink of an ey
"We Hate Nottingham Forest...." Erm, Why?
The Anfield Wrap / Posted 22 days ago
Hoodoo” which underlines how Forest had become THE rivals in the blink of an eye — they were only promoted in May 1977. Brian Clough’s team of average pros and young upstarts were reigning Champions and had knocked us out of the European Cup... Read more
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Manchester United
Opinion: Tribute to Ruud van Nistelrooy as he turns 40had moved on from the time when knee-ligament damage could signal the end of so
Opinion: Tribute to Ruud van Nistelrooy as he turns 40
Manchester United / Posted 22 days ago
had moved on from the time when knee-ligament damage could signal the end of somebody's playing days, a fate that befell Brian Clough. "It was a difficult injury but, these days, not career-threatening," he explained. "We had to wait until he... Read more
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Newcastle United FC
Feature - Magpies' Non-League PathCoventry City in 1983. From there, Pearce became a club legend at Nottingham F
Feature - Magpies' Non-League Path
Newcastle United FC / Posted 22 days ago
Coventry City in 1983. From there, Pearce became a club legend at Nottingham Forest under the guidance of the inimitable Brian Clough, staying at the City Ground for 12 years before switching to St. James' Park in 1997. A bit-part player in his... Read more
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Ipswich Star
First Clough, then Redknapp, will the FA EVER listen?know what it is to have to fight your way to the top of their profession. I’m
First Clough, then Redknapp, will the FA EVER listen?
Ipswich Star / Posted 23 days ago
know what it is to have to fight your way to the top of their profession. I’m currently reading a book, ‘His Way’, the Brian Clough story, by Patrick Murphy. It’s not new but those of you who remember Clough, know he was quite a character. As... Read more
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Daily Mail
Arsene Wenger as England manager could be disastrousclub football, never got the England job. Howard Kendall won nearly everything
Arsene Wenger as England manager could be disastrous
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
club football, never got the England job. Howard Kendall won nearly everything in club football, never got the England job. Brian Clough was a once in a lifetime genius, never got the England job. Now we're talking about giving it to Bruce. For... Read more
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Football365
England lack mental strength and you want Wenger? Really?But a man indisputably safe, steady, solid, talked well and the blazer fit him
England lack mental strength and you want Wenger? Really?
Football365 / Posted 24 days ago
But a man indisputably safe, steady, solid, talked well and the blazer fit him – in the way it could never have fit Brian Clough or Sam Allardyce, managers who do not come off the peg. Gareth Southgate has the perfect dimensions for that... Read more
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HITC Sport
England in disarray as quest for next manager begins after bizarre campaigntempting to wonder what might have happened if anyone had tried this kind of PR
England in disarray as quest for next manager begins after bizarre campaign
HITC Sport / Posted 24 days ago
tempting to wonder what might have happened if anyone had tried this kind of PR gimmickry with, say, Sir Alex Ferguson or Brian Clough. A swift jab in the privates from Cloughie, almost certainly. But this is the weird and wacky world the FA... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Reds moving in the right directionremain a relatively big name around Europe, because of that history which was l
Reds moving in the right direction
Nottingham Post / Posted 25 days ago
remain a relatively big name around Europe, because of that history which was largely achieved by the late, great, Brian Clough and his sidekick, Peter Taylor. It's that history that will have helped attract a manager to the second tier of... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Montanier 'excited' to take on his biggest challenge at Foresthe said. "It is special for me (to be the first foreign coach at Forest). I am
Montanier 'excited' to take on his biggest challenge at Forest
Nottingham Post / Posted 25 days ago
he said. "It is special for me (to be the first foreign coach at Forest). I am very proud. I read a lot of books about Brian Clough. "I have a good feeling about the club and about the people here. I am very proud to be coaching this team. "I... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Philippe Montanier is proud to manage Nottingham Forestto be the manager of this club. I remember watching this team when I was younge
Philippe Montanier is proud to manage Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Post / Posted 25 days ago
to be the manager of this club. I remember watching this team when I was younger, when they were winning in Europe under Brian Clough," he said. "I was a fan of Peter Shilton and, for me, to be head coach of this club, is special. "But that is... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Teachers on strike will march through Nottinghamaction in response to the funding crisis in schools,which is impacting on teach
Teachers on strike will march through Nottingham
Nottingham Post / Posted 25 days ago
action in response to the funding crisis in schools,which is impacting on teachers' terms and conditions, and children's education." The striking teachers will march to the Brian Clough Statue, off Old Market Square, where a rally will... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland's greatest XI: Who is the Wearsiders' best left-winger?the club.GEORGE MULHALL A professional since the age of 15, Mulhall joined fro
Sunderland's greatest XI: Who is the Wearsiders' best left-winger?
chroniclelive / Posted 26 days ago
the club.GEORGE MULHALL A professional since the age of 15, Mulhall joined from Aberdeen in 1962 to supply the chances for Brian Clough, only for Old Big ‘Ead to suffer a career-ending injury in December. The pacey Mulhall had an eye for goal... Read more
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Nottingham Post
How do Europeans in Nottingham feel about Brexit?more: Notts politicians call for co-operation in wake of EU referendum A rally
How do Europeans in Nottingham feel about Brexit?
Nottingham Post / Posted 26 days ago
more: Notts politicians call for co-operation in wake of EU referendum A rally is being held on Tuesday from 5.30pm at the Brian Clough statue by the Nottingham People's Assembly to show support for the thousands of Europeans living in the... Read more
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chad
Mick Newell has fond memories of Notts v Derbyshire matchesat Trent Bridge, but he hasn’t forgotten the importance of games between the te
Mick Newell has fond memories of Notts v Derbyshire matches
chad / Posted 27 days ago
at Trent Bridge, but he hasn’t forgotten the importance of games between the teams based at opposite ends of the A52 Brian Clough Way. While it may not have the same profile or intensity as a Forest versus Rams clash, there’s no doubt that... Read more
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birminghammail
16 Baggies wingers that lit up The Hawthornsbeating a full-back inside or out with sheer pace, but he could also torment hi
16 Baggies wingers that lit up The Hawthorns
birminghammail / Posted 28 days ago
beating a full-back inside or out with sheer pace, but he could also torment him with trickery, once earning the wrath of Brian Clough by trapping a ball with his backside. Johnston was to become one of the most iconic footballers to be associated... Read more
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