The Day I Met Brian Clough....And Other Tributes
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An encounter with Brian Clough was usually unforgettable - as this special collection of memories illustrates. Fans may think they've heard all there is to know about Cloughie, but this book has many untold stories and tributes.
Brian Clough’s family are among the many people who describe their personal memories of the charismatic football manager in this unique collection of tributes.
Brian’s widow, Barbara, and their daughter Elizabeth have provided a rare insight into life with the man known as the Master Manager. Brian’s brother Joe and sister Doreen also recount their memories in this book.
This collection of anecdotes and tributes includes contributions from fans, friends and former players, collected by Marcus since he set-up the non-profit-making website over 10 years ago.
Those who worked closely with Old Big ’Ead describe memorable times in his company – including the TV producer who captured unique footage of Cloughie in his back garden as he sang a surprise tribute to his old friend and commentator, Brian Moore.
About the Author
Marcus Alton was still at school when he began writing a regular sports column in the local parish magazine, securing an exclusive interview with the new chairman of Nottingham Forest FC who lived in the same village.
He then joined the Newark Advertiser newspaper, winning the title of Midlands Sports Journalist of the Year. He has worked for the BBC for more than 25 years and is a senior journalist.
In August 2000, Marcus set-up the non-profit-making website, brianclough.com. Marcus has written two previous books about Brian: ‘Young Man, You’ve Made My Day,’ and ‘The Day I Met Brian Clough’ which includes memories from his family, friends and fans.
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