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  • Believing in miracles: Cloughie, Forest and all that Read more >

    Believing in miracles: Cloughie, Forest and all that

    BOOK REVIEW By Daniel Storey 16 November 2015 I Believe In Miracles, Daniel Taylor’s account of Nottingham Forest’s European Cup-winning team, could not differ more greatly from the stereotype of non-fiction books accompanying films. So often they act as an extended advert for the cinematic production, DVD sales where profits are typically made. They adhere […]

  • ‘Alex Ferguson apparently was not overly fond of Brian Clough, regarding the inspirational Derby County and Nottingham Forest manager as rude’

    * JOHN ROBERTS wrote for the Daily Express, The Guardian, the Daily Mail and The Independent, where he was the tennis correspondent for 20 years. He collaborated with Bill Shankly on the Liverpool manager’s autobiography, ghosted Kevin Keegan’s first book, and has written books on George Best, Manchester United’s Busby Babes (The Team That Wouldn’t Die) and Everton (The Official […]

  • ‘Mourinho is the Brian Clough of the modern game, a genius’

    By Andy Cole 22 May 2010 . Cardiff have reached today’s £90m play-off final for one particular reason: they’ve scored more goals this season than in recent years, and a lot of those goals have come at important times and been crucial in sealing wins by a one-goal margin, or nicking a point in a […]

  • Saints pose Leicester tester after years in the shade

    By Brian Sears  1 April 2016 Leicester’s next assignment en route to a possible extraordinary coronation as champions of England is at home to Southampton on Sunday. It often seems as if flagging up a particular stat jinxes it*, but the Foxes have played 39 different opponents during their Premier League years and they have won more points […]

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  • Newcastle draw solace from 40-year wait for a win at Old Trafford

    By Brian Sears 26 December 2012 Manchester United have played 394 Premier League games at Old Trafford in 21 seasons, winning 296, losing 32 and drawing 66. Sixteen different teams have beaten them in those 32 home defeats in the PL era but the visitors on Boxing Day, Newcastle, are not among those 16. Newcastle have […]

  • What’s in a footballer’s name? (Not Nigel in England these days)

    By Nick Harris SJA Internet Sports Writer of the Year 5 September 2012 While the Premier League continues to be the most cosmopolitan football league in the world with players from dozens of countries, the most popular names across the whole of English football continue to have a familiar sound. The word cloud graphic below […]

  • Football: it’s only a matter of life, death and money

    By Nick Harris SJA Internet Sports Writer of the Year 13 March 2012 During this equivalent week 16 years ago – or Monday, 11 March 1996, to be precise – I went to my dad’s funeral in the afternoon and then did something we’d done together so many times: I watched Southampton. It was an FA Cup quarter-final at […]

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