Brian Howard Clough, Born: 21st March, 1935, Valley Road, Middlesbrough. 

 Mother: Sarah. Father: Joseph.


Middlesbrough: 1955-1961. Debut v Barnsley on September 17th 1955. 197 goals in 213 league games. First league goal: Middlesbrough v Leicester City at Ayresome Park, October 8th, 1955.

Sunderland: 1961-1964. Joined club in July 1961 for around £45,000. Debut v Walsall in August 1961. 54 goals in 61 league games. Injured v Bury at Roker Park, Boxing Day, 1962. Retired through injury in November 1964 and joined the club's coaching staff. Last league goal: Sunderland v Leeds United at Roker Park, September 5th, 1964.

England caps: 1959. v Wales (Ninian Park); v Sweden (Wembley)


Hartlepools:  October 1965 - May 1967.

Derby County:  June 1967 - October 1973.

1968-69: Div 2 Champions; 1971-72: League Champions; 1972-73: European Cup semi-finalists.

Brighton And Hove Albion: November 1973 - July 1974;  Leeds Utd: 44 days in 1974.

Nottingham Forest: January 1975 - May 1993.

1976-77: Div 2 promotion; 1977-78: League Champions, League Cup winners; 1978-79: European Cup, League Cup, League runners-up; 1979-80: European Cup, European Super Cup, World Club finalists, League Cup finalists; 1980-81: European Super Cup finalists, World Club finalists; 1988-89: League Cup winners, Simod Cup winners; 1989-90: League Cup winners; 1990-91: FA Cup finalists; 1991-92 Zenith Data Cup winners, League Cup finalists.

League Matches Total

Played: 1,140; Won: 505; Drawn: 291; Lost: 344; Goals for: 1,678; Goals against: 1,298.

"If anyone wants to see my O-Levels and A-Levels, I'll get my medals from upstairs and put them on the table. They're my O-Levels and A-Levels."

Brian Clough OBE, MA.


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