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.

Former Forest player Trevor Francis photographed ahead of the screening of I Believe in Miracles at City Ground on October 11, 2015.
Former Forest player Trevor Francis photographed ahead of the screening of I Believe in Miracles at City Ground on October 11, 2015.
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