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The Damned United

Set in 1960s and 1970s England, the confrontational story of Brian Clough’s doomed 44-day tenure as manager of the reigning champions of English football, Leeds United. Previously managed by Clough’s bitter rival Don Revie, the team had just completed its most successful period ever as a football club. Taking the Leeds United job without his trusty side kick Peter Taylor by his side is a challenge for Brian and with a changing room full of players who use dirty tactics he has a tough 44 days ahead.

Directed by: Tom Hooper

Starring: Michael Sheen, Henry Goodman, Colm Meaney

Genre: Drama