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In those days, there were two cinder football pitches on which some of the leading local sides used to train. Amongst those teams were South Park Rovers, a nursery club for Doncaster Rovers, and Middlesbrough Swifts, who similarly supplied talent for Leicester City. Young Brian Clough would practise balancing a ball on his feet in the front garden of 11 Valley Road. But when he stepped out to watch football on the common, he would have appreciated the skills of the teenage boys holding their own with the older players in the Rovers and Swifts sessions.

But the heavy industries – steel, shipbuilding, engineering – that were the lifeblood of Middlesbrough were the ones hit hardest when the Wall Street Crash of October 1929 set off a ten-year economic slump that affected all advanced Western countries. Down on the banks of the Tees, the cranes and the derricks stood idle and the blast furnaces no longer scorched the sky. In the centre of town, the picture was of ‘eerily quiet streets and men wearing cloth caps and dirty white silk chokers, lolling impassively at street corners, by lamp-posts, on walls, or waiting hopelessly in a long, winding line outside the Labour Exchange’.

Contents Preface Prologue Chapter 1 ‘An Infant Hercules’ Chapter 2 ‘This Boy Can Play’ Chapter 3 ‘I’ll Be That Man in a Thousand’ Chapter 4 ‘Clough Must Change His Style’ Chapter 5 ‘Give It a Real Go for Walter’ Chapter 6 ‘Some of the Lads Don’t Like You’ Chapter 7 ‘From Butlins to the Kremlin’ Chapter 8 ‘It’s Us Against the World’ Chapter 9 ‘The Most Superstitious Man in the World’ Chapter 10 ‘Your Father’s the Greatest of All Time’ Chapter 11 ‘He Won’t Be There Long’ Chapter 12 ‘Thank You, Manny Cussins’ Chapter 13 ‘Not Worth the Aggravation’ Epilogue Afterword Notes on Sources Bibliography Preface I was the reporter working the night shift for the Yorkshire Post in Leeds on Friday, 26 May 1989, when the news came through that Don Revie had died of the crippling, incurable motor neurone disease with which he had been diagnosed two years earlier.

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