The Regrets of a Football Maverick – with Terry Curran

Terry Curran is an English former professional footballer whose career lasted from 1975 to 1988.

Terry was an attacking midfielder who could also play as a winger, and as an out-and-out striker.

During his 13-year career, Terry Curran played for 16 football clubs, both English and European. So truly the original football journeyman, although he is known by Sheffield Wednesday FC supporters for his part in launching the clubs revival during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Brian Clough was wanting to sign him but was put off by the asking price of £140,000, so he controversially told Terry Curran’s brother of his interest so Terry would not sign a new contract, thus reducing the transfer fee.

He signed for Nottingham Forest in August 1975 for £50,000. In two seasons, he played 48 games, scoring 12 goals for Forest, helping them gain promotion to Division One in the 1976–77 season.

I remember that season well with Nottingham Forest going up to Division One with Wolves and Chelsea.

The following season Nottingham Forest won the First Division Championship and then won back to back European Champions League trophies, then of course the European Cup.

In October 2012, Terry Curran’s autobiography, “Regrets of a Football Maverick”, was published.

Terry also wrote another interesting book, ‘Gimme The Ball: My Take On The Beautiful Game’, which was published in September 2021. This fabulous book portrays Terry Curran as the Owls idol, which his was and still is, and shoots from the hip as the book explores the good, bad, and ugly sides of the ‘beautiful game’. The book introduces, and discusses, the ‘greats’ including, GEORGE BEST, ALAN BALL and BRIAN CLOUGH, who or course inspired Terry Curran’s own exciting, and unpredictable career, whilst also revealing Terry Curran’s explosive, but close relationship with JACK CHARLTON.

A fabulous Podcast about a football genious.

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I’m looking forward to seeing you all on the inside

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