Times could not have changed more drastically since Nigel Clough played for Man City. When he returns as manager of Burton Albion tonight, few inside the Etihad may even recall much about his brief, unsuccessful spell at the club, which included relegation from the Premier League in 1996, a miserable period of injury and then a return on loan Nottingham Forest. When he departed in 1998, following another loan at Sheffield Wednesday, it coincided with City’s further descent into the third tier of the game, although he hadn’t kicked another ball for them since the first drop two years earlier. It’s little wonder that this part of his career is only a footnote. The surname still carries magic, however. Brian Clough’s memory will be in the chilly air tonight. It’s inevitable. City’s Pep Guardiola is one of the iconic management figures of the modern era. Clough senior’s career was played out at less glamorous and more homespun … [Read more...] about Brian Clough would have relished taking on Pep Guardiola and Man City
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Business By Karen Hoggan Business reporter 21 December 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46639469 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Paul Feeney, chief executive of wealth management firm Quilter, is open about his past mental health … [Read more...] about City’s macho culture has ‘got to change’
More than a month into the Premier League season, which began on 10 August, the beautiful game is continuing to surprise us. Managers are feeling the pressure to prove that their investment decisions were right during the transfer window, with both big spenders and low expenditure clubs under the spotlight. And these investment decisions are rightly under scrutiny. Premier League clubs spent 16 per cent less in the transfer window for the 2018-19 season compared to the year before, suggesting that managers are reducing their levels of risk-taking. This continues a trend that has been developing over the last decade, highlighted in Moneyfarm’s recent report on the business of football. Read more: Why Fifa and Premier League are at odds over agents' fees The perfect strategy? he questions that we ask of football managers’ financial behaviour are very similar to those that we ask ourselves when we’re investing. The clubs that invest the most – in the form of … [Read more...] about Invest like a Premier League football manager – are you conservative, an explorer or a pioneer?
One of Plymouth's favourite lists is back and better than ever before. The Plymouth Sexy List 2018 is made up of the humble and the famous, the young and the old - and proves beauty is not just skin-deep. Made up of film stars, footballers, hairdressers and kind-hearted souls, we've scoured the city to find Plymouth's sexiest men and women. These are people whose ambition, pride and bravery truly defines the word 'sexy'. And our final 70 - which is in alphabetical order and boasts 35 men and 35 women - is as diverse as it is good-looking, lauding as many Janners you're likely to see outside TK Maxx as you are on TV. Obviously there are more than 70 sexy people in the city - so leave your suggestions in the comments below and perhaps we'll extend this to the Hot 100. So, let's begin... Sarah Barrow Plymouth diving star Sarah, 28, has overcome everything from injury hell and selection disappointments to the horror of finding a tumour in recent years - and all the while refusing to stop … [Read more...] about The Plymouth Sexy List 2018: The 70 hottest men and women in the city
Opinion PUBLISHED: 12:45 26 August 2018 Mateusz Klich slaps Leeds United in front at Carrow Road Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd Paul Chesterton Sunshine and showers. If ever the mood matched the weather this was it in Norwich’s City Championship surrender to Leeds United. Rain swept across Carrow Road at kick-off before brilliant sunshine provided the backdrop, as Daniel Farke’s side rocked the unbeaten leaders in the first quarter. By the end, and that crushing realisation how big the gulf is, dark clouds had settled.Leeds were good. Committed, confident and a team on the up under the intoxicating guidance of Marcelo Bielsa; the darling of top level coaches and football hipsters everywhere.Norwich could again seek solace in self inflicted cuts that widened the margin of the Whites’ superiority. But fate has now thrust Farke and winless Ipswich foe Paul Hurst together in an East Anglian derby tussle this coming Sunday that takes on even greater … [Read more...] about Paddy Davitt verdict: Where do Norwich City go from here?