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Green Clough jumpers to be given to Forest fans

A thousand green jumpers will be given to Nottingham Forest supporters tomorrow night as the team travels to Tottenham Hotspur for a third round tie in the Capital One Cup.

The famous green round neck jumpers are to remember Brian Clough on the tenth anniversary since his death.

Brian Clough led Forest to European success in 1979 and 1980 Credit: Claire Mackintosh/EMPICS Sport/PA

Every supporter travelling on the club’s official supporters’ coaches will be given a green jumper, while a limited number will be handed out at the ground.

Date announced for second Clough & Taylor charity run

Brian Clough and Peter Taylor statue outside Pride Park. Credit: Steve Drew/EMPICS Sport

A date for a second charity run in memory of Nottingham Forest and Derby County legends Brian Clough and Peter Taylor.

The Clough-Taylor People's Run will take place at Donington Park in Leicestershire on June 26th.

The run will now offer both a 5K and 10K route with this year's event teaming up with Cerebral Palsy Sport, Hope Against Cancer, Muscular Dystrophy Campaign and Nottingham Hospitals Charity.

Take a look at pictures from the event from last year here.


Clough family express their 'pride' over city's statue

The family of former Nottingham Forest manager Brian Clough have expressed their pride at the popularity of Nottingham's bronze statue.

This Wednesday, November 6, will mark exactly five years since the statue was unveiled by Barbara Clough in front of more than five-thousand people in the city's Old Market Square.

Mrs Clough sadly passed away in July this year, but in a statement for the tribute website, Brian and Barbara’s children, Simon, Nigel and Elizabeth said the day of the unveiling five years ago has left them many special memories.

The statue in Nottingham always meant a lot to Mum and she was delighted to be able to unveil it on that special day. She always said that Dad would have been amazed to have his own statue and we feel immensely proud that it has become such a lasting landmark and tribute.

“Mum enjoyed attending the gala dinner and going to see the statue for the first time at the sculptor’s studio in Hampshire, where she described it as being perfect. Once again, we would like to thank all those who helped raise the money, including the small team who organised the fund-raising behind the scenes.

– Brian Clough's children - Simon, Nigel and Elizabeth.

Clough family speak of 'pride' over landmark statue

Brian Clough’s family have described how proud they are of Nottingham’s bronze statue of the legendary Forest manager, saying it has become a renowned and well-loved landmark in the city.

Statue of former Forest manager Brian Clough is praised by his family. Credit: Press Association

This Wednesday 6 November will mark exactly five years since the statue was unveiled by Brian's wife Barbara Clough. An audience of more than five-thousand people turned out in Nottingham’s Old Market Square for the occasion.

It followed a major fund-raising campaign by fans which saw the £60,000 target raised within 18 months.


Forest 'saddened' by death of Barbara Clough

The Brian Clough stand at the City Ground Credit: PA

Nottingham Forest have paid tribute to Barbara Clough, the widow of the club's most successful manager, who died at the weekend.

Writing on its website, a club spokesperson said:

"Nottingham Forest have extended their deepest sympathy to the family of Barbara Clough, who passed away on Saturday. Mrs Clough, the widow of legendary Forest manager Brian, was widely regarded as a tremendously supportive figure to her husband and the club is immensely saddened by the news. "

Nottingham Mayor pays tribute to Barbara Clough

Barbara Clough appearing at Pride Park Credit: PA

Lord Mayor of Nottingham, Councillor Merlita Bryan, has extended her sympathies on behalf of Nottingham City Council to the family of Barbara Clough, wife of the legendary Nottingham Forest manager Brian, who has passed away.

Councillor Bryan said:

“Barbara was a great friend and supporter of Nottingham. Councillors and officers at the Council worked closely with her when the statue of her husband was unveiled in the city back in 2008 and of course when Brian was made a Freeman of the City. Our sympathies are with her family at this sad time.“

Barbara and Brian Clough at their wedding in 1959

Brian Clough, and his bride, Barbara Glasgow, leave after their wedding at St. Barnabas Church, Middlesbrough Credit: PA

Tributes are being paid to Barbara Clough, the widow of legendary football manager Brian Clough, who died at the weekend after a short illness.

This picture shows the pair getting married in Middlesbrough in 1959, when Brian was captain and centre-forward at the city's football club.

A family statement released this afternoon by her three children Nigel, Simon and Elizabeth, said she would be 'greatly missed by everyone'.

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