The first opportunity for me to be considered for England manager came in 1974, but Don Revie of Leeds United was given the position.
I took his position at Elland Road. Less than two months later I was sacked for falling out with the board and alienating some of the leading players such as fiery Scottish midfielder Billy Bremner.
I went on to manage Nottingham Forest from 1975 until my sad alcohol-soaked retirement in 1993.
If I had got the England job, things would have been different…