Trevor Francis, football's first million pound signing

IN PICTURES: On this day in 1979... Trevor Francis became football's first £1m signing when Brian Clough took the striker to Nottingham Forest

On 9th February 1979, Trevor Francis became football's first £1m signing when Brian Clough took him from Birmingham City to Nottingham Forest.

Months later he would score the winning goal over Malmo in the European Cup final to help the Reds lift the trophy in Munich. Take a walk down memory lane with these pictures.

Trevor Francis leaves Aston Villa defender Ken McNaught on his backside in the First Division match between Nottingham Forest and Aston Villa.
Trevor Francis leaves Aston Villa defender Ken McNaught on his backside in the First Division match between Nottingham Forest and Aston Villa.
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Trevor Francis in action during a First Division match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Nottingham Forest at the Goldstone Ground.
Trevor Francis in action during a First Division match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Nottingham Forest at the Goldstone Ground.
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Trevor Francis and Forest team-mate Viv Anderson on England duty.
Trevor Francis and Forest team-mate Viv Anderson on England duty.
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Trevor Francis and former Nottingham Forest players from 1977-79 pose for a group photograph ahead of the screening of I Believe in Miracles at City Ground on October 11, 2015.
Trevor Francis and former Nottingham Forest players from 1977-79 pose for a group photograph ahead of the screening of I Believe in Miracles at City Ground on October 11, 2015.
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