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In 1974, Brian Clough signed up Stylo Matchmakers to Nottingham Forest as the club’s boot sponsor. Brian Clough wore the boots during his infamous spell as manager of Leeds United and was impressed by the brand’s quality. Arguably the most successful, almost certainly the most outspoken, English manager of his generation, Brian Clough’s desire to win was first seen in an all-action playing career ultimately cut short by injury. Brian Clough was born in 1935 and died in 2004. He became one of the most successful managers ever. When he retired from management he had won an amazing 44% of his matches as a manager with Nottingham Forest and Derby County. He has also been described by many people as ‘the best manager England never had’. Clough’s career started at Hartlepools United before moving to Middlesbrough where he spent 12 years helping them become one of the strongest teams in England during that time. His managerial style was highly influential on other managers such as Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger and Kenny Dalglish who have all adopted some aspects into their own managing styles.

Brian Clough was one of the most successful and colorful football managers of all time. He managed at both international and club level, taking charge of teams in England, Scotland and Italy.”
Cloughie is a legend around Nottingham Forest’s home ground The City Ground, where he won two European Cups as manager. After retiring from football due to health issues he went on to work as a pundit for ITV Sport until his death in 2004. His autobiography ‘Often I am So Happy’ recollects memories from his childhood onwards including some insights into his managerial philosophy which has inspired many others since then.


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He was awarded an OBE for his services to football in June 1991. During his 18 years as manager (with Peter Taylor as his assistant until 1982), he led Forest from 6th from the bottom of Division Two (January 1975) to winning the First Division Championship in 1978, followed by two consecutive European Cup wins in 1979 and 1980 and four League Cup victories. This has been argued as one of the greatest managerial feats in the English Football League’s history to date. He was awarded Manager of the Year in 1978.

Brian Clough was spoken of as ‘the greatest manager England never had’, as he was overlooked for the national team job despite being one of the league’s most successful managers. He was in fact interviewed for the job in 1977 and 1982. His qualifications were never in doubt, but it seems his outspoken views on the way football should be played, and run, ultimately counted against him.

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Victoria Concordia Crescit: Tribute Saka 7: Stylo Matchmakers® Long Sleeve Tee

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London Saka 7: Stylo Matchmakers® Long Sleeve Tee

Ingrained within the heritage of The Arsenal is the long standing Latin motto “Victoria Concordia Crescit”. Over the years there have been a number of variations of the translation but all are roughly the same: “Victory Grows Through Harmony.”

This is a long sleeve t-shirt that features the name and number of Arsenal player Bukayo Saka (number 7) on the back. It is made by Stylo Matchmakers®, a brand that produces sports-related apparel.

Enrich your wardrobe with a versatile long sleeve tee. For a casual look, combine it with your favorite jeans, and layer it with a button-up shirt, a zip-up hoodie, or a snazzy jacket. Dress it up with formal trousers or chinos to achieve a more professional look.

• 100% combed and ring-spun cotton

• Heather colors are 52% combed and ring-spun cotton, 48% polyester

• Athletic Heather is 90% combed and ring-spun cotton, 10% polyester

• Fabric weight: 4.2 oz/yd² (142.4 g/m²)

• 32 singles

• Regular fit

• Side-seamed construction

• Crew neck

• Cover-stitched collar

• 2″ (5 cm) ribbed cuffs

• Blank product sourced from Nicaragua, Honduras, or the US

This product is made especially for you as soon as you place an order, which is why it takes us a bit longer to deliver it to you. Making products on demand instead of in bulk helps reduce overproduction, so thank you for making thoughtful purchasing decisions!

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