The Fiver | Chasing after his players wielding syringes full of monkey bongo juice

In today’s Fiver: Derby, Nottingham Forest, Judas and John Sheridan

The Midlands used to be a region renowned for managerial stability. Brian Clough was in charge at Nottingham Forest from 1975 to 1993. Matt Gillies spent most of the sixties at Leicester City; Arthur Cox the bulk of the eighties at Derby County. Major Frank Buckley managed to hold on to his job at Wolves for 17 years between the wars, despite spending the majority of that time chasing after his players wielding syringes full of monkey bongo juice, with a wild look in his eye. And George Ramsay was the main man at Aston Villa between 1263 and 1977, a fecund period during which the club won 98 league titles and 36 FA Cups. (Those figures are off the top of The Fiver’s head, though probably not so far out as you’d think.)

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