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December 20th: A Special Goal from a Special Young Man

It's the In The Top One advent calendar.

No matter how many times a brute of an 80s defender clattered into the back of NIGEL CLOUGH'S ankles, the number nine picked himself up, dusted himself down and got on with placing the ball on the floor so that a team mate could get another flowing move going.

Young Nigel banged in a goal for Forest in pretty much every third game he played. He lacked pace and nor could he head a ball but Nigel was a true and brave footballer. There are so many moments to be enjoyed - the turn and pass leading to Brian Rice's goal at Highbury are sublime - but this goal epitomises Nigel: smart, clever and effective.