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Brian Clough Nobody Ever Says Thank You

Author : Jonathan Wilson
ISBN : 9781409123187
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The final word on Brian Clough In this first full, critical biography, Jonathan Wilson draws an intimate and powerful portrait of one of England's greatest football managers, Brian Clough, and his right-hand man, Peter Taylor. It was in the unforgiving world of post-war football where their identities and reputations were made - a world where, as Clough and Taylor's mentor Harry Storer once said, 'Nobody ever says thank you.' Nonetheless, Clough brought the gleam of silverware to the depressed East Midlands of the 1970s. Initial triumph at Derby was followed by a sudden departure and a traumatic 44 days at Leeds. By the end of a frazzled 1974, Clough was set up for life financially, but also hardened to the realities of football. By the time he was at Forest, Clough's mask was almost permanently donned: a persona based on brashness and conflict. Drink fuelled the controversies and the colourful character; it heightened the razor-sharp wit and was a salve for the highs of football that never lasted long enough, and for the lows that inevitably followed. Wilson's account is the definitive portrait of this complex and enduring man.

Derby County Match Of My Life

Author : Nick Johnson
ISBN : 9781909178151
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Fourteen of Derby County's biggest names reflect on their most memorable games during their career with the club. Jim Bullions, Reg Harrison, Johnny Morris, Bert Mozley, Keith Havenhand, Dave Mackay, Steve Powell, Roger Davies, Peter Daniel, Kevin Wilson, Phil Gee, Marco Gabbiadini, Michael Johnson and Darren Moore recall their most memorable matches, including epic league matches and cup successes both domestically and in Europe. It starts in 1946 with Bullions on the FA Cup Final, while the final chapter features Moore's memories of the 2007 play-off win. Match of My Life is an evocative and absorbing look back at some of the great moments in the history of Derby County.Key features- Part of the popular and successful Match of My Life series which features a number of football clubs- Features fourteen of Derby County's greatest names, reflecting on their most memorable match for the club- Also details those players' cherished memories from their time with the club, the players they played with and the managers they served- Includes contemporary and historic images from the legendary matches covered- Written by respected football writer and author Nick Johnson, who has written a number of books on football and Derby County

The Gaffer

Author : Navdeep Rehill
ISBN : 9781781482995
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Navdeep Rehill felt it was about time that football managers were given the credit they deserve. The Gaffer looks at how Sir Alf Ramsey tactically outwitted opposing managers in the 1966 World Cup, how Sir Alex Ferguson knocked Liverpool of their perch and how Brian Clough turned Nottingham Forest into the best team in Europe.


Author : John Burridge
ISBN : 9781843584643
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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John 'Budgie' Burridge is a true journeyman pro and a hero to football fans up and down the country. In a unique career spanning 30 years, Budgie played 771 league games for 29 teams, including Crystal Palace nad QPR (under Terry Venables at both clubs), Southampton (alongside a young Alan Shearer), Manchester City, Aston Villa (where he would play against Barcelona in the European Super Cup), Wolves, and in Scotland with Hibernian where he was a hero in their League Cup win of 1991. That happy sojourn to Edinburgh would end in acrimony, however, as he ended up in a dressing-room fight with the manager. Highly respected as a goalkeeper, but denounced by many as an 'oddball' (he admitted that he often slept wearing only his goalkeeper's gloves), Budgie was famous for his madcap antics and his pre-match stretching routines. He would also make a point of going on a lap of honour to salute his club's fans at the end of every game, win, lose or draw -- a gesture that endeared him to legions of supporters as a man of the people. The Burridge story was far from over when he finally retired in 1997, at the age of 47. He lapsed into depression and spent months at the Priory Clinic as he struggled badly to cope with the void in his life. He became player-manager at non-league Blyth Spartans -- only to late be convicted for dealing in counterfeit leisurewear. The prosecution case was significantly strengthened by the fact that there was video evidence of half the team wearing Burridge's sportswear before an FA Cup match. Together with his wife of more than 30 years, Budgie moved to Oman in the Middle East to take up a coaching post with the national team. He sustained serious injuries when he wad knocked down by a car in 1999, but its back in rude health. He is still employed with the Oman FA, lives there, and acts as a TV pundit and newspaper columnist in Singapore. Burridge is still fascinating and funny to this day, and in this tell-all autobiography he reveals the truth behind his astonishing football career.

Football Nation

Author : Andrew Ward
ISBN : 1408801264
Genre : Soccer
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A rich portrait of English Football from the end of the Second World War to the present.

We Are The Damned United

Author : Phil Rostron
ISBN : 9781845969394
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Brian Clough's forty-four-day tenure as manager of Leeds United in 1974 is one of the most infamous episodes in British football history. While the bestselling The Damned United was a fictional account of Clough's short-lived but controversial reign at the club, We Are the Damned United reveals the true story, as told by the players he managed at the time. It includes candid contributions from legendary names such as Peter Lorimer, Eddie Gray and Terry Yorath, who reveal what it was like to make the transition from the relatively smooth management style of Don Revie to a constant crossing of swords with the outspoken Clough, who left the club flailing at the foot of the league upon his premature departure. We Are the Damned United tells it how it really was rather than how it might have been.

The History Of The County Of Derby Ed By T Noble

Author : Stephen Glover
ISBN : OXFORD:590421124
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Clough The Autobiography

Author : Brian Clough
ISBN : 9781409045427
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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For the last three decades Brian Clough has been the most charismatic manager in football. Funny, outrageous, sentimental, he stands out sharply from the bland men in suits. Though his talent has earned him a fortune, he remains a working-class hero. As a player he was one of the most gifted forwards of his day. He scored 251 goals in 274 League appearances - and would have scored more had a cruel injury not forced him to retire. As a manager his record was full of superlatives. He took both Derby County and then Nottingham Forest out of the doldrums of the Second Division and made them world-beaters. Tactically brilliant, Clough had an unmatched ability to motivate players. He is the best manager England never had. Behind his back, they call him Old Big 'Ead. He has never been far from controversy, and some of his rows, particularly with his long-standing managerial partner Peter Taylor, are the stuff of tabloid legend. Not so long ago he was televised running onto the pitch to wallop some unruly supporters. More recently he has taken legal advice to counter rumours about illegal ticket deals. Dull he isn't. Despite his outgoing nature, Clough has always guarded his privacy. At last he has decided to tell his full story: from terraced council house in Middlesbrough, to luxurious mansion in an exclusive suburb of Derby; from fitter to socialist millionaire. He speaks of the influence of his strong, proud mother, his courtship and marriage to his glamorous wife Barbara, his children, particularly his goal-scoring son Nigel, and his health, which has been the subject of press speculation and concern. This is an extraordinary life, told by an extraordinary man.

The Economist

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ISBN : UVA:X002007343
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Centaur From The Triangle A Boyhood In Derby

Author : Edward Garner
ISBN : 9781920315320
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Topographical And Statistical Description Of The County Of Derby With A Map Etc

Author : George Alexander Cooke
ISBN : BL:A0018312639
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For Pete S Sake

Author : Wendy Dickinson
ISBN : 9781848764477
Genre : Soccer managers
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Football fans know them as Clough and Taylor; to Peter’s journalist daughter Wendy Dickinson they were simply ‘Dad and Brian’. Together they won countless honours, including league titles and two European Cups in consecutive years, a feat only matched by one other British manager and club - Bob Paisley and Liverpool. After almost 30 years of friendship and spectacular success they split up, were never reconciled and never spoke again before their untimely deaths. Thousands of headlines, dozens of books and a major feature film have charted the story of the most famous partner, Brian Clough, but little is known of his partner. For Pete’s Sake, the first of two books about Peter Taylor, charts his rise from the poor back streets of Nottingham to the very top of his profession at Derby County. With contributions from many of the players Clough & Taylor signed, including Roy McFarland, Alan Hinton, John O’Hare and Archie Gemmill. For Pete’s Sake is set in a footballing era light years away from the one we know today. Peter and Brian’s team-mates in the Middlesbrough FC team of the Fifties bring to life a time when the maximum weekly wage was £20, players walked to ‘work’ together because no-one had a car and Peter worked as a brickie in the closed season to make ends meet. For Pete’s Sake also tells the story of Peter’s passion to be a top footballer manager, even when he was a very young man, how he cut his teeth as manager of Burton Albion and then joined forces with Brian at Hartlepools United and Derby County to set the football world alight.

The History Of The County Of Derby

Author : Stephen Glover
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It S A Brand New Game

Author : Michael Patterson
ISBN : 9781291774887
Genre : Business & Economics
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It's a BRAND New Game explores how football has changed from a 3pm Saturday afternoon match for all....into a multimedia extravaganza, complete with celebrity players endorsed by corporate giants, the ever growing digital influence and the importance of building clubs into leading global brands! After two years researching the project and right up until 3 weeks before print, Patterson uncovers some fascinating and revealing soccer insights. Rigorously supported by evidence, his findings are surprising - at times even shocking - to the modern fan. It's a BRAND New Game achieves a rare distinction: a sports book that transfers over into an interesting and enlightening business book, packed full of helpful ideas and relevant advice for any fan, player, executive or leader.

An Account Of The Principal Lazarettos In Europe; With Various Papers Relative To The Plague Together With Further Observations On Some Foreign Prisons And Hospitals; And Additional Remarks On The Present State Of Those In Great Britain And Ireland By John Howard

Author : John Howard
ISBN : RMS:RMSICVIN000001498$$$H
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Einstein S Riddle

Author : Jeremy Stangroom
ISBN : 1408801493
Genre : Lateral thinking
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The History And Gazetteer Of The County Of Derby

Author : Stephen Glover
ISBN : MINN:31951002166889M
Genre : Derbyshire (England)
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The Sketch

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European Commission White Paper On Sport

Author : Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Culture, Media and Sport Committee
ISBN : 0215515129
Genre : Sports and state
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The European Commission white paper on sport, published on 11 July 2007, was referred to the Culture, Media and Sport Committee for an opinion by the European Scrutiny Committee. The white paper consists of three policy discussions, on the social value of sport, the economic value of sport, and the organisation of sport. Various action points emerge from the discussions, and with the white paper these form the Action Plan Pierre de Coubertin (included as an appendix to this report). There is a lack of competence for sport under existing EU treaties, though not under the Reform, or Lisbon, treaty. The report examines the content of the white paper and sport and EU law in detail. The Committee believes that sport has distinctive characteristics that need to be taken into account in the application of EU law. Much of the white paper is useful in exploring scope for using existing networks and programmes to support participation in sport. But the Committee does not believe there is any justification or necessity for the Commission to take a more active role in driving the development of policy on sport, and notes the alarm created by the lack of a clear statement on the autonomy of sports organisations. Governing bodies of sport should have the freedom to decide for themselves how their sport is run.

List Of Electors For The Southern Division Of The County Of Derby Shewing How They Voted Jan 20th And 21st 1835

Author : Derby county
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