Brian Clough

Michael Dawson in action for Nottingham Forest on December 28, 2004
Michael Dawson: 'I looked up to Derby County boss Frank Lampard'
Nottingham Forest defender Michael Dawson hails former England teammate and new Derby County boss Frank Lampard for his illustrious playing career and first management job.
Jun 2, 18:16
David de Gea saves Joel Matip's shot during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester United on October 14, 2017
This weekend's biggest games in world football
Sports Mole rounds up this weekend's biggest, best and most important matches from all corners of the globe.
Mar 9, 07:00
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Arsene Wenger reveals admiration for Brian Clough
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that former Nottingham Forest boss Brian Clough was "on another planet" when the Frenchman started out in management.
Jan 7, 12:47
Sean Dyche applauds after the Premier League game between Burnley and Crystal Palace on September 10, 2017
Sean Dyche: 'I love 1-0 wins'
Sean Dyche admits that every manager loves winning 1-0 after watching Burnley beat Stoke City on Tuesday night and move up to fourth in the Premier League.
Dec 13, 20:21
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Mark Warburton slams wasteful Nottingham Forest
Mark Warburton is unhappy with Nottingham Forest's wastefulness in front of goal as the Reds fell to a 2-0 defeat at East Midlands rivals Derby County on Sunday.
Oct 15, 17:34
Jose Mourinho winks during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'I will take EFL Cup clash with Burton Albion seriously'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho promises to take the EFL Cup match against Burton Albion seriously.
Sep 19, 22:52
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Jose Mourinho hails "outstanding" Zlatan Ibrahimovic after Wembley double
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho heaps praise on matchwinner Zlatan Ibrahimovic, while also paying homage to Southampton for pushing his side all the way at Wembley.
Feb 26, 19:19
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Were Leicester City right to sack Claudio Ranieri?
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at whether Leicester City were right to sack Claudio Ranieri just nine months after he steered them to Premier League glory.
Feb 24, 18:04
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Preview: Southampton vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Sunday's League Cup final between Southampton and Manchester United at Wembley.
Feb 24, 14:05
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Nottingham Forest make approach for Nigel Clough
A report claims that Nottingham Forest have made a formal approach to Burton Albion for the services of boss Nigel Clough, who spent nine years at the club as a player.
Jan 26, 19:08
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Nov 9, 13:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Watford vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's evening Premier League kickoff as Watford host leaders Leicester City at Vicarage Road.
Mar 3, 15:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Tony Pulis happy with "hard-earned point" against Leicester City
West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis hails his side for their "hard-earned point" against Leicester, but also reveals his desire to see the Foxes win the title this term.
Mar 1, 22:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Leicester City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole looks ahead to the FA Cup third-round replay between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the King Power Stadium.
Jan 19, 17:05
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Nigel Clough open to Nottingham Forest return
Nigel Clough admits that he has a "soft spot" for former club Nottingham Forest after being linked with the City Ground post in recent weeks.
Dec 3, 10:43
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Nottingham Forest considering Nigel Clough move?
Nottingham Forest are considering bringing in former striker Nigel Clough as manager should they part ways with Dougie Freedman, according to a report.
Oct 28, 10:39
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sir Alex Ferguson: 'Me, Arsene Wenger and Brian Clough show stability brings success'
Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson claims that the longevity of he, Arsene Wenger and Brian Clough prove that clubs should back their managers.
Oct 12, 12:16
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David Beckham given Legend of Football Award at charity event
Former England captain David Beckham is given the Legend of Football Award at a charity event organised by HMV Football Extravaganza.
Sep 2, 12:21
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Nottingham Forest hammer Ipswich Town in Charity Shield
Thirty-seven years ago today, Nottingham Forest lifted the Charity Shield after they had beaten Ipswich Town by the biggest winning margin in the game's history.
Aug 12, 08:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Chelsea legend Johnny Paton: 'Diego Costa would have thrived under Brian Clough'
Chelsea's oldest living former player Johnny Paton says that Brian Clough would have loved to manage Diego Costa.
Nov 16, 22:41
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Actor David Tennant 'favourite to play Sir Alex Ferguson in film'
Former Doctor Who star David Tennant is reportedly the bookies' favourite to play Sir Alex Ferguson in a film about the former Manchester United boss.
Oct 27, 12:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Roy Keane: 'Brian Clough was a better manager than Sir Alex Ferguson'
Brian Clough was a better manager than Sir Alex Ferguson, according to former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane.
Oct 7, 03:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Top 10 Brian Clough quotes
Sports Mole picks out 10 of the most memorable quotes from former Derby County and Nottingham Forest boss Brian Clough.
Sep 20, 10:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Brian Clough passes away
Back on this day in 2004, former Derby County, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest manager Brian Clough passed away.
Sep 20, 10:02
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Juventus 2-0 Malmo - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the Champions League Group A match between Juventus and Malmo in Turin.
Sep 16, 18:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Champions League 2014-15: Group A preview
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the four teams that will be battling for qualification in Group A of this season's Champions League.
Sep 10, 11:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
The most surprising transfers in football history
Following Brazilian legend Ronaldinho's move to Mexican side Queretaro, Sports Mole looks at some of the most surprising transfers in football history.
Sep 6, 14:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Teddy Sheringham nets first televised Premier League goal
On this day in 1992, Teddy Sheringham scores the first live televised goal in Premier League history as Nottingham Forest beat Liverpool 1-0 at the City Ground.
Aug 16, 09:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Roy Keane: 'Roy Hodgson should be England psychologist'
Roy Hodgson should be England's sports psychologist ahead of Steve Peters, according to Roy Keane.
Jun 15, 01:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Nottingham Forest retain European Cup
Thirty-four years ago today Nottingham Forest edge out Hamburg to win the European Cup for the second season in succession.
May 28, 10:01
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Sky Sports apologise for Terry Venables homophobic 'joke'
Sky Sports apologise for Terry Venables's homophobic 'joke', which he said live on air during Goals on Sunday.
May 26, 12:25
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Arsenal's 'Invincibles' start unbeaten streak
Hat-tricks from Jermaine Pennant and Robert Pires against Southampton send Arsenal on their way to a 49-game unbeaten streak.
May 7, 09:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Derby County vs. Nottingham Forest
Sports Mole looks ahead to the East Midlands derby at the iPro Stadium as Derby host Nottingham Forest with both sides in need of a return to winning ways.
Mar 20, 13:31
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Five physical altercations involving football managers
After Alan Pardew headbutted David Meyler yesterday, Sports Mole picks out five other managers who have turned physical.
Mar 2, 11:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Bayern Munich's top five wins over English clubs
Ahead of their meeting with Arsenal, Sports Mole looks back over five of Bayern Munich's most impressive wins over clubs from England.
Feb 18, 13:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
England vs. Poland: Top five matches
Ahead of England's clash against Poland tomorrow night, Sports Mole picks out five of the best matches between the two nations.
Oct 14, 11:20
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jan Tomaszewski doubts Poland's chances of upset at Wembley
Former Poland goalkeeper Jan Tomaszewski, who denied England a place at the 1974 World Cup finals, doubts that Artur Boruc can produce a repeat performance to deny Roy Hodgson's men a ticket to Brazil.
Oct 14, 05:08
Barbara Clough on November 2, 2008
Barbara Clough dies
Barbara Clough, the widow of former Nottingham Forest and Derby County manager Brian Clough, has died.
Jul 24, 16:22
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson proudly displays the FA Cup and Premier League trophies
Plans begin for Sir Alex Ferguson movie?
Bookmakers place Doctor Who star David Tennant as favourite to play Sir Alex Ferguson in a film about his Manchester United career.
May 10, 14:05
City Ground
Live Commentary: Nottingham Forest 0-1 Derby County - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live coverage as rivals Nottingham Forest and Derby County battle it out for three points at the City Ground.
Sep 30, 12:48

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