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Brian Clough Quotes

Beckham? His wife can't sing and his barber can't cut hair.

Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.

I like my women to be feminine, not sliding into tackles and covered in mud.

I want no epitaphs of profound history and all that type of thing. I contributed. I would hope they would say that, and I would hope somebody liked me.

I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.

I've decided to pick my moment to retire very carefully - in about 200 years time.

If a chairman sacks the manager he initially appointed, he should go as well.

On occasions I have been big-headed. I think most people are when they get in the limelight. I call myself Big Head just to remind myself not to be.

Players lose you games, not tactics. There's so much crap talked about tactics by people who barely know how to win at dominoes.

Telling the entire world and his dog how good a manager I was. I knew I was the best but I should have said nowt and kept the pressure off 'cos they'd have worked it out for themselves.

That Seaman is a handsome young man but he spends too much time looking in his mirror rather than at the ball. You can't keep goal with hair like that.

The river Trent is lovely, I know because I have walked on it for 18 years.

They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.

Walk on water? I know most people out there will be saying that instead of walking on it, I should have taken more of it with my drinks. They are absolutely right.

We used to go to the pictures every Saturday night but we had to leave a little bit early and get home and watch Match of the Day - and my wife still complains she missed the last five minutes of every film we saw.

When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.

When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.

Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.