Nigel Clough

Date of birth19 March 1966
Place of birthSunderland
NationalityEnglish
Weight73 kg
Height1.75 m
PositionMidfielder

Clough was signed from Nottingham Forest as a partner for Ian Rush, but he failed to live up to his early promise and was used in a midfield role for a spell before moving on to Manchester City.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Heanor Town 01 Jul 1983 15 Sep 1984
Nottingham Forest 15 Sep 1984 07 Jun 1993
Liverpool 07 Jun 1993 24 Jan 1996
Manchester City 24 Jan 1996 30 Jun 1998
Nottingham Forest 21 Dec 1996 21 Mar 1997 L
Sheffield Wednesday 12 Sep 1997 12 Oct 1997 L
Burton Albion 01 Oct 1998 05 Jan 2009

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1988-89 Nottingham Forest League Cup 1
2
1989-90 Nottingham Forest League Cup 1
1989-90 Nottingham Forest League Division One 2
1
1991-92 Nottingham Forest League Cup 1
1992-93 Nottingham Forest League Cup 1
1992-93 Nottingham Forest Premier League 42
10
1
1993-94 Liverpool FA Cup 2
1993-94 Liverpool League Cup 2
1
1993-94 Liverpool Premier League 25
2
7
2
1994-95 Liverpool League Cup 1
1
1994-95 Liverpool Premier League 3
7
1995-96 Liverpool Premier League 1
1
1
1995-96 Manchester City Premier League 15
2
2
1996-97 Manchester City League Cup 2
1996-97 Nottingham Forest Premier League 10
3
1
1
1997-98 Sheffield Wednesday League Cup 1
1997-98 Sheffield Wednesday Premier League 1
2000-01 Burton Albion FA Cup 2
1
2002-03 Burton Albion FA Cup 2
1
2003-04 Burton Albion FA Cup 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
09 Apr 1989 Luton Town v Nottingham Forest W 1-3 League Cup Final
01 Jan 1990 Nottingham Forest v Liverpool D 2-2 League Division One
14 Apr 1990 Liverpool v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Division One
29 Apr 1990 Nottingham Forest v Oldham Athletic W 1-0 League Cup Final
18 May 1991 Tottenham Hotspur v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 FA Cup Final
12 Apr 1992 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Cup Final
16 Aug 1992 Nottingham Forest v Liverpool W 1-0 Premier League
19 Aug 1992 Sheffield Wednesday v Nottingham Forest L 2-0 Premier League
22 Aug 1992 Oldham Athletic v Nottingham Forest L 5-3 Premier League
29 Aug 1992 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United L 0-2 Premier League
31 Aug 1992 Norwich City v Nottingham Forest L 3-1 Premier League
05 Sep 1992 Blackburn Rovers v Nottingham Forest L 4-1 Premier League
12 Sep 1992 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-2 Premier League
21 Sep 1992 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City D 1-1 Premier League
26 Sep 1992 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 Premier League
03 Oct 1992 Manchester City v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 Premier League
17 Oct 1992 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal L 0-1 Premier League
21 Oct 1992 Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough W 1-0 Premier League
24 Oct 1992 Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 Premier League
31 Oct 1992 Nottingham Forest v Ipswich Town L 0-1 Premier League
07 Nov 1992 Nottingham Forest v Everton L 0-1 Premier League
21 Nov 1992 Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 Premier League
28 Nov 1992 Nottingham Forest v Southampton L 1-2 Premier League
05 Dec 1992 Leeds United v Nottingham Forest W 1-4 Premier League
12 Dec 1992 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 Premier League
20 Dec 1992 Nottingham Forest v Wimbledon D 1-1 Premier League
28 Dec 1992 Tottenham Hotspur v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 Premier League
09 Jan 1993 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest W 0-1 Premier League
12 Jan 1993 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest L 2-0 League Cup Quarter-final
16 Jan 1993 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea W 3-0 Premier League
27 Jan 1993 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest L 2-0 Premier League
30 Jan 1993 Nottingham Forest v Oldham Athletic W 2-0 Premier League
06 Feb 1993 Liverpool v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 Premier League
20 Feb 1993 Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest W 1-2 Premier League
24 Feb 1993 Nottingham Forest v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 Premier League
27 Feb 1993 Nottingham Forest v Manchester City L 0-2 Premier League
03 Mar 1993 Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace D 1-1 Premier League
13 Mar 1993 Everton v Nottingham Forest L 3-0 Premier League
17 Mar 1993 Nottingham Forest v Norwich City L 0-3 Premier League
21 Mar 1993 Nottingham Forest v Leeds United D 1-1 Premier League
24 Mar 1993 Southampton v Nottingham Forest W 1-2 Premier League
04 Apr 1993 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa L 0-1 Premier League
07 Apr 1993 Nottingham Forest v Blackburn Rovers L 1-3 Premier League
10 Apr 1993 Queens Park Rangers v Nottingham Forest L 4-3 Premier League
12 Apr 1993 Nottingham Forest v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 Premier League
17 Apr 1993 Wimbledon v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 Premier League
21 Apr 1993 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 Premier League
01 May 1993 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield United L 0-2 Premier League
08 May 1993 Ipswich Town v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 Premier League
21 Dec 1996 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal W 2-1 Premier League
26 Dec 1996 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United L 0-4 Premier League
28 Dec 1996 Leicester City v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 Premier League
01 Jan 1997 West Ham United v Nottingham Forest W 0-1 Premier League
11 Jan 1997 Nottingham Forest v Chelsea W 2-0 Premier League
19 Jan 1997 Nottingham Forest v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 Premier League
29 Jan 1997 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City L 0-1 Premier League
22 Feb 1997 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa D 0-0 Premier League
01 Mar 1997 Tottenham Hotspur v Nottingham Forest W 0-1 Premier League
05 Mar 1997 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-3 Premier League
08 Mar 1997 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest L 2-0 Premier League
11 Mar 1997 Blackburn Rovers v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 Premier League
15 Mar 1997 Nottingham Forest v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1985-86 England UEFA Under-21
1
1986-87 England Toulon Under-21 2
1
1986-87 England UEFA Under-21 2
1986-87 England Under-21 1
1987-88 England Toulon Under-21 3
2
1987-88 England UEFA Under-21 4
1
1987-88 England Under-21 1
1988-89 England Rous Cup 1
1989-90 England B International
1
1990-91 England A v B 1
1990-91 England B v A 1
1
1990-91 England England Challenge Cup
1
1990-91 England International Friendly 2
1991-92 England International Friendly 2
1
1992-93 England FIFA World Cup
3
1992-93 England International Friendly 1
1992-93 England US Cup 3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
12 Mar 1986 Denmark v England W 0-1 UEFA Under-21 Quarter-final
09 Sep 1986 Sweden v England D 1-1 Under-21
11 Nov 1986 England v Yugoslavia D 1-1 UEFA Under-21 Group 4
28 Apr 1987 Turkey v England D 0-0 UEFA Under-21 Group 4
09 Jun 1987 USSR v England D 0-0 Toulon Under-21
11 Jun 1987 France v England L 2-0 Toulon Under-21
13 Jun 1987 England v Portugal D 0-0 Toulon Under-21
08 Sep 1987 Germany v England L 2-0 Under-21
13 Oct 1987 England v Turkey D 1-1 UEFA Under-21 Group 4
10 Nov 1987 Yugoslavia v England W 1-5 UEFA Under-21 Group 4
16 Feb 1988 Scotland v England W 0-1 UEFA Under-21 Quarter-final
22 Mar 1988 England v Scotland W 1-0 UEFA Under-21 Quarter-final
05 Jun 1988 England v Mexico W 2-1 Toulon Under-21 Group A
09 Jun 1988 England v Morocco W 1-0 Toulon Under-21 Group A
12 Jun 1988 France v England L 4-2 Toulon Under-21 Final
23 May 1989 England v Chile D 0-0 ROUS CUP
27 Mar 1990 Republic of Ireland v England L 4-1 B INTER
11 Dec 1990 Algeria v England D 0-0 A v B
27 Apr 1991 England v Iceland W 1-0 B v A
25 May 1991 England v Argentina D 2-2 England Chall Cup
01 Jun 1991 Australia v England W 0-1 International Friendly
12 Jun 1991 Malaysia v England W 2-4 International Friendly
19 Feb 1992 England v France W 2-0 International Friendly
25 Mar 1992 Czechoslovakia v England D 2-2 International Friendly
29 Apr 1992 C.I.S. v England D 2-2 International Friendly
09 Sep 1992 Spain v England L 1-0 International Friendly
31 Mar 1993 Turkey v England W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Group 2
29 May 1993 Poland v England D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 2
02 Jun 1993 Norway v England L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
09 Jun 1993 USA v England L 2-0 US Cup
13 Jun 1993 England v Brazil D 1-1 US Cup
19 Jun 1993 England v Germany L 1-2 US Cup


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.