Rewind to 1978

Old Big 'Ead ignites Forest fire

March 22, 2012
By Robin Hackett
In January 1975, three months after his ill-fated stint with Leeds United, Brian Clough took charge of Division Two side Nottingham Forest. On March 22, 1978, he claimed the first of several major trophies with the club when defying the odds to beat Liverpool in a League Cup final replay.

Little over three years after arriving at the City Ground, Brian Clough had repeated his greatest trick. A previous stint in the East Midlands had seen Clough, along with valued assistant Peter Taylor, ...

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