Be Good, Love Brian : Growing Up with Brian Clough-9780008466862

Be Good, Love Brian : Growing Up with Brian Clough

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Author: Bromfield, Craig

Biography: general

Published on 11 November 2021 by HarperCollins Publishers (Mudlark) in the United Kingdom.

Hardback | 320 pages
227 x 159 | 510g

Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2022

Craig Bromfield was just 13 years old when Brian Clough, on a whim, took him and his older brother Aaron in.

They came from Southwick, a depressed area of Sunderland, where they lived with their abusive stepfather, and from where they longed to escape. After initially meeting Clough while out begging for money, Clough later invited the brothers to stay at his house. From there a relationship formed which would see Craig living with the Cloughs for nine years, where he was a first-hand witness to the many aspects of Clough's character - his gruffness, his humour, his big-heartedness.

This is a beautiful, inspirational story, which has never before been told, about Clough's gentleness and capacity for generosity. Discover a very different side to this iconic man, one away from the cameras and the football, which shows him for the person he really was.