Brian Clough - My Fake Diary
Tuesday, 11 September 2012
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…
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