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Review: Me and My Big Mouth - When Cloughie Sounded Off In TV Times
12:01 Monday 2nd December 2019

Brian Clough is one of the biggest names in football.  At his peak in the 1970s, the outspoken manager dominated the English game. In the dug-out, on the telly or in the papers, Clough was everywhere. Controversial and hard-hitting…

Can Aitor Karanka point Nottingham Forest towards its former glory?
09:00 Tuesday 30th January 2018

Nottingham Forrest has suffered in the new millennium. The former European Champions endured financial problems, its first descent below the second English tier in more than a half-century, then a return to the Championship. Yet, it has not…

Premier League
Where are the Premier League's founding clubs now? - Norwich - QPR
12:57 Monday 12th June 2017

As we move into the penultimate part of this series of articles; we come across a few clubs who just aren't cutting it at the top end of the English Football League: Arsenal – Coventry City | Crystal Palace – Liverpool | Manchester City – Middlesbrough |…

Asmir Begovic could already be this summer's most underrated signing
10:30 Friday 2nd June 2017

With the whole world not noticing, Bournemouth signed Asmir Begovic from Chelsea, this week. It's hard to imagine a more impactful signing drawing less attention. Peter Shilton, when signed for £250,000 in 1977, was history's most expensive…

Life after football: What are they doing now?
14:33 Monday 13th February 2017

As many footballers will tell you; fifteen to twenty years is all you get as a career – sometimes even less – and the career options once the boots are hung up aren't all that glamorous in many cases. Here, we'll look at some players who've…

Brian Clough and Peter Taylor, the best managerial partnership ever?
13:10 Friday 3rd February 2017

The success of manager Claudio Ranieri at Leicester City has propelled me to think outside the box when it comes to partnerships between managers and their assistants. To Claudio, it was Walsh, who brought him two signings;  moulding key- factors…

8 managers who spent less time incharge than Sam Allardyce
16:23 Thursday 29th September 2016

English football was thrown into turmoil on Tuesday after it emerged that ex-Three Lions coach, Sam Allardyce, appeared to be explaining how to dodge the Football Association third-party rule. The 61-year-old subsequently quit his role after…

Oh Neill!
14:16 Tuesday 3rd January 2012

'Martin O'Neill is one of the finest managers in English Football'

Mancini Can Handle It
22:40 Thursday 13th October 2011

The way in which Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has handled the Carlos Tevez affair has come as no surprise to me and proves his credentials as a world class manager.The incident in Munich has been on the cards for a while for Tevez…

A Great Day All Round
00:57 Tuesday 2nd August 2011

The City Ground yesterday played host to the Nottingham Forest open day. This was the first open day for many years, the departed Billy Davies would never let an open day disrupt his pre-season preparations but the new gaffer, Mr McClaren,…