Derby County - Legends Rightfully To Be Honoured
UK time is: 05:07:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Legends Rightfully To Be Honoured

It has been revealed that Derby are to finally honour legendary manager Brian Clough and his assistant Peter Taylor with a stature of the pair to be erected at Pride Park.

Clough senior, of course the father of current boss Nigel, is credited with most of the successes that Derby had under his time with the club but the role that Taylor played cant be underestimated and Nigel is delighted that the statue, which has been some time in coming, will include both.

"A statue has been discussed and suggested for a while and it is lovely that it has come to fruition, but the most important thing from our point of view, the family, was that Peter Taylor was involved.

"There has been a lot of individual tributes but my dad would be the first to say he would want to be sitting alongside Peter. It is important Peter is in there and it is a proud moment for his family too."

Clough was talking to the Evening Telegraph.

Brian Clough and Taylor took us from the old Second Division to be Champions on England and a European Cup Semi Final spot during their time at the club and will now rightfully be honoured by the stature that will be crafted by Andy Edwards who was responsible for the Steve Bloomer statue.

Get active! Have your say on this articles content below!

Free to play Fantasy Football Championship game: Click here for details. 5,000 in cash to be won!

For the very latest Championship odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Gazza Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 30 2009

Time: 3:29PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I have never seen a STATURE before, will have to look out for!!!!
Report Abuse
01/05/2009 10:16:00

I have never seen a STATURE before, will have to look out for!!!!
Report Abuse
01/05/2009 10:16:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Derby County Articles

Butterfield In Team Of The Week (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Butterfield Impressed With Performance (Monday November 30 2015)

Clement & Butterfield On Hull Victory (Monday November 30 2015)

Why Not Join Vital Derby (Sunday November 29 2015)

Baird Just Wants To Play (Sunday November 29 2015)

Video - Hull Highlights (a) (Sunday November 29 2015)

Vital Derby On Twitter (Saturday November 28 2015)

Weimann On Initial PFA Fans' November List (Saturday November 28 2015)

Butterfield Sends Rams Top (Friday November 27 2015)

Archived Derby County Articles

List All Vital Derby Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Brighton 18 10 8 0 +10 38
2. Middlesbrough 18 11 3 4 +15 36
3. Derby County 18 10 6 2 +15 36
4. Hull City 18 10 5 3 +16 35
5. Burnley 18 9 7 2 +9 34
6. Birmingham 18 8 4 6 +5 28
7. Ipswich 18 7 7 4 +3 28

Derby County Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Karanka accepts defeat
Middlesbrough : 01/12/2015 22:42:00
Gary Said A Bad Word, Get Over It
Bolton : 01/12/2015 22:23:01
Blues for Boro
Middlesbrough : 01/12/2015 22:09:00
Middlesbrough : 01/12/2015 21:45:00
Hull City : 01/12/2015 21:31:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Result v. Sheff Weds?
Suggested By:  MikeC
Wednesday Win 0%
Draw 0%
Derby win 100%