Celebrate Brian Clough's legacy and Nottingham Forest's European Cup wins by taking part in the #CloughChallenge

What's your favourite quote?
Clough at the 1980 European Cup final. Photo: GettyImagesClough at the 1980 European Cup final. Photo: GettyImages
Clough at the 1980 European Cup final. Photo: GettyImages

The people of Nottingham and beyond are being encouraged to celebrate the life of Brian Clough this month by taking the #CloughChallenge on social media.

This month marks the 40th and 41st anniversaries of Nottingham Forest’s European Cup wins against Malmo (May 30, 1979) and Hamburg (May 28, 1980), Clough's two greatest footballing achievements in a very long list.

Clough was one of Nottingham's favourite and most vocal rebels.

To celebrate his life and words, Nottingham Castle and LeftLion are asking people to remember the life of Brian by taking part in the #CloughChallenge.

It's really simple. Here's a three step guide of what to do: Choose your favourite Brian Clough quote. For those seeking inspiration there are lots to choose from on BrianClough.com. Film a selfie video of yourself saying it to camera. Feel free to wear a Forest shirt, green jumper or other Clough-esque attire while doing so. Share your video to Twitter, Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #CloughChallenge.

Film director and Forest board member Jonny Owen, Game of Thrones actor Bella Ramsey, Forest star Andy Reid and Forest ladies manager Amy White are among those taking part.

The #CloughChallenge is part of Voices of Today, a wider campaign from LeftLion and Nottingham Castle to celebrate and Nottingham's great history of rebels and rebellion.

Voices of Today (#VoicesOfToday) explores Nottingham’s proud rebellious spirit, a theme that will be featured in Nottingham Castle’s new Rebellion Gallery when the museum reopens in February 2021.

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