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User Review  - payam-tommy - LibraryThing

You chose the right book, if you're interested in football history mixed with fiction. "Damned United" is about Brain Clough management in English football leagues accompanied with his friend ... Read full review

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User Review  - Davidgnp - LibraryThing

Having once briefly worked with Cloughie in the late 1970s when I was promoting a series of football talk-ins and he guested ('Shave your beard off, young man' were his first words to me) and having ... Read full review

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User Review  - tugglebug - LibraryThing

I listened to Johnny Giles talking about this book on RTE and was amazed by his contempt for the author's account of the events of the short tenure of Brian Clough as Leeds Utd manager in the 1970's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Eyejaybee - LibraryThing

I found this book entirely engrossing. i was just eleven years old when Clough took on the job of managing Leeds United and though I was obsessed with football I was naturally unaware of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - clstaff - LibraryThing

A unique novel. Have never read a sporting book like it. Covers the legendary manager Brian Clough's 40 or so tumultuos days as Manager of Leeds Utd. The story shifts in time from those 40 days set in ... Read full review

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User Review  - nigeyb - LibraryThing

I don't think it's as good as the other David Peace books but it's still pretty good. I like his visceral style and I reckon he creates a credible Cloughie. The Clough/Leeds culture clash is well handled and the flashbacks to Clough's playing and early managerial career work well. Read full review

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User Review  - mearso - LibraryThing

Great book. Rapid paced pageturner all about the fears, doubts, insecurities and machinations of a football manager. Found the pace really suited the subject matter, and loved the way the atmosphere was created. Read full review

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User Review  - heidijane - LibraryThing

This is a very intense and fast-paced book documenting the 44 days that Brian Clough spent as manager of Leeds Utd. But its not just about football, its about a man, and about what its like inside his ... Read full review

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User Review  - benjaminjudge - LibraryThing

The Damned United is the story of Brian Clough's infamous 44 days as manager of Leeds. It also tells, concurrently, the story of Clough's football career leading up to the point he took the position ... Read full review

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User Review  - MsStephie - LibraryThing

I loved this book. My family were big Derby fans in the 60's/70's and all the football I remember is in here. Read full review


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