All posts by Jon Spurling
When Nottingham Forest signed trevor francis for £1 million in 1979, they smashed the world-record transfer fee by paying virtually double the going price. Manager Brian Clough wanted Francis to spearhead Forest’s drive for European glory. The rest is history.
Dainton Connell was Arsenal’s most notorious hooligan in the 1970s and a Pet Shop Boys roadie in the 1980s. His violent death in Moscow in 2007 has only added to the mystique that still surrounds him.