Brian Clough

English football player and manager (1935–2004)

Brian Howard Clough OBE[1] (/klʌf/ KLUF; 21 March 1935 – 20 September 2004) was an English footballer turned manager. During his career he was in charge of Hartlepool United, Derby County F.C., Brighton & Hove Albion, Leeds United and most notably Nottingham Forest F.C. He won a lot of trophies, including the European Cup with Nottingham Forest F.C. in 1979 and 1980.

Brian Clough
Personal information
Full name Brian Howard Clough
Date of birth (1935-03-21)21 March 1935
Place of birth barrowford, North Riding of Yorkshire, England
Date of death 20 September 2004(2004-09-20) (aged 69)
Place of death Derby, England
Position(s) Striker (retired)
Youth career
1951-1952 Middlesbrough
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955-1961
1961-1964
Middlesbrough
Sunderland
National team
1959 England
Teams managed
1965-1967
1967-1973
1973-1974
1974
1975-1993
Hartlepool United
Derby County
Brighton & Hove Albion
Leeds United
Nottingham Forest
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Clough was an alcoholic. He had a liver transplant in 2003. He died of stomach cancer.

International career statistics change

England national team
YearAppsGoals
1959 2 0
Total 2 0

References change

  1. "No. 52563". The London Gazette (Supplement). 15 June 1991. p. 9.