Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Book Signing '21 Years With Clough & Taylor'

Book Signing '21 Years With Clough & Taylor'


There will be a book signing for the launch of Brian and Peter: A Right Pair- 21 Years with Clough and Taylor on Monday 22nd March starting at 5.30pm at Burton Albion's Pirelli Stadium.

Various ex- Forest and Rams players will be signing books along with author Maurice Edwards. Fans of the legendary pair and autograph hunters won't want to miss it. One for your diary!

forum

Excerpt from the book:

When Peter Taylor joined Burton Albion in 1962, it changed Maurice Edwards life for ever. The two became firm friends. When Peter introduced Maurice to his great friend Brian Clough, shortly after the pair of them had taken up their first managerial appointment at Hartlepools United, an association was formed that was to endure for over 20 years.

The achievements of the Clough-Taylor partnership are well known. But the stories that Maurice Edwards has to tell, of life behind the scenes at each of the clubs they worked for, have remained untold until now. As referee, scout and trusted friend, Maurice was privy to many of Taylor and Clough's dealings with clubs, managers and individual players, and is uniquely placed to reveal the details of what made their relationship so special, and so successful.

Here are the stories of how the major signings of Clough and Taylor's careers were made, from Trevor Francis, the first £1 million player, to Peter Shilton, a goalkeeper Taylor had admired for years. Then there are the ones that got away, Kevin Keegan and Alan Hansen among them. Peter and Brian worked as a team: Peter the supreme judge of players and team dynamics, Brian the charismatic front man at ease with everyone from tea ladies to directors.

This absorbing personal memoir of a life in football sheds new light on the years that Peter and Brian spent working together and is sure to appeal to fans of all clubs.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Wednesday March 10 2010
Time: 2:56PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Assombalonga In Team Of The Week (24/4/17)

Nottingham Forest are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Assombalonga Praises Reading Teamwork

Striker Britt Assombalonga has praised the teamwork and spirit of the Nottingham Forest camp following our victory over Reading at the weekend.

Warburton - Deserved Three Reading Points

Manager Mark Warburton has said he felt Nottingham Forest thoroughly deserved the three points we picked up against Reading at the weekend.

Archived Vital Forest Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
no email
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By:
Smith5%
Mancienne3%
Worrall0%
Fox19%
Lichaj0%
Vaughan1%
Cohen1%
Osborn1%
Carayol62%
Brereton0%
Assombalonga8%
Sub-Ward0%
Sub-Pinillos0%
Sub-Cash0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
2 Newcastle 43 26 7 10 85 37
3 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
4 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
5 Huddersfield 43 24 6 13 78 2
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 43 16 13 14 61 5
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 43 15 10 18 55 -2
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pope John XXIII366
2.Calvin Plummer193
3.LyttleByLyttle166
4.Apollyon156
5.orbitalforest152
6.the jock105
7.Old Red Fart102
8.mao tse tung101
9.da fuq94
10.Giuseppe Garibaldi91
The Vital Football Members League