...Clough was replaced by Mackay. The Rams fans protested as irate supporters marched through the city. Meawhile the County players signed a petition demanding the reinstatement of their managerial team. This public support failed to sway Longson and the highly successful tenure was over.
Clough and Taylor briefly reappeared at Brighton & Hove Albion. The South Coast adventure was brought to an abrupt end when Clough was appointed Leeds United manager.
The Nightmare: The move to Elland Road was doomed from the outset. Leeds originally wanted to hire Clough and Taylor, but Taylor decided to stay with
Clough needed his faithful ally in West Yorkshire. Clough was stepping into the shoes of the legendary Don Revie. Revie left Elland Road to become England manger. On the surface the two men were peas from the same pod. The pair were born in Midd...