Brian Clough

1935 - 2004

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Brian Howard Clough ( KLUF; 21 March 1935 – 20 September 2004) was an English football player and manager, being one of only four managers to have won the English league while managing two different clubs. He played as a striker and remains one of the Football League's highest goalscorers, but his career was shortened by a serious injury. As a manager, Clough's name is closely associated with that of Peter Taylor, who served as his assistant manager at various clubs in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brian Clough has received more than 3,479,753 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Brian Clough is the 300th most popular soccer player (down from 116th in 2019), the 1,066th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 676th in 2019) and the 13th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Brian Clough ranks 300 out of 16,923Before him are Kevin Keegan, Setsu Sawagata, Enzo Francescoli, Megumu Tamura, Usaburo Hidaka, and Reizo Fukuhara. After him are Ruud van Nistelrooy, Fabien Barthez, Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, Obdulio Varela, Dragoslav Šekularac, and Hisao Kami.

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Among people born in 1935, Brian Clough ranks 68Before him are Pepe, Abdou Diouf, Zhelyu Zhelev, Bent Larsen, Sonny Bono, and Bobby Morrow. After him are Masahito, Prince Hitachi, Gene Vincent, Pranab Mukherjee, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, Toni Sailer, and Jack Welch. Among people deceased in 2004, Brian Clough ranks 54Before him are Matthäus Hetzenauer, Raymond Goethals, John Vane, Russ Meyer, Julia Child, and Theo van Gogh. After him are Herbert C. Brown, Richard Avedon, Elmer Bernstein, Johnny Ramone, Marika Rökk, and Edward B. Lewis.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Brian Clough ranks 1,066 out of 6,924Before him are James Lind (1716), Robert Stirling (1790), Victor Turner (1920), Denis Thatcher (1915), Andy Serkis (1964), and William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse (1800). After him are James Murray (1837), Charles Bell (1774), Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk (1517), Colin Wilson (1931), Wallace Hartley (1878), and John Harvard (1607).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Brian Clough ranks 13Before him are Bobby Robson (1933), Kenny Dalglish (1951), Bobby Moore (1941), Duncan Edwards (1936), Peter Shilton (1949), and Kevin Keegan (1951). After him are Bob Paisley (1919), Frank Lampard (1978), Ryan Giggs (1973), Steven Gerrard (1980), John Charles (1931), and Harry Gregg (1932).