Nigel Clough expects Rams top goalscorer Theo Robinson to back in the Derby County squad for tomorrow’s game at Ipswich. The pacey striker made his injury comeback in Tuesday’s reserve game in the Derbyshire Senior Cup only to be subbed early on after a heavy challenge in which it was decided he would not to be risked any further.
Belper 3-9 Derby County XI. Derbyshire Senior Cup (Tuesday)
Tomasz Cywka (2), Dave Martin (2), Chris Maguire (2), Alex Witham, Lee Croft and an own goal by Greg Wright gave Derby County victory over Belper Town. The Rams are now through to the 4th round. Derby County V Belper: Legzdins, Leacock, Buxton, Witham, O’Brien, Riggott, Croft, Maguire, Robinson (Martin 23), Doyle, Cywka.Subs Not Used: Jones. Also check this article by a Matlock fan on the Derbyshire Senior Cup being ‘a total utter joke’ – http://www.thematlockfan.com/derbyshire-senior-cup-a-total-utter-joke/
DERBY’S UNDER 18’S THROUGH TO 4TH ROUND OF YOUTH CUP
On Wednesday Derby County’s youth team beat Arsenal 1-0 after extra time. Kane Richards scored the only goal of the game in the 97th minute in the difficult away trip at Arsenal. Derby team-Mats Morch,Dylan Hayes,Rhys Sharpe(58),Niall Dawkins,Josh Lelan,Stefan Galinski (c),Andrew Dales,William Hughes(109),Adam Wixted,Kane Richards,Mason Bennett(97).Subs- Sam Berry(58),Ross Etheridge,Ayrton Wassall,Kwame Thomas(109),Jamie Hanson(97). Derby are now through to round 4 of the FA Youth Cup and will face a difficult away game to holders Manchester United.