Today’s DCFC Transfer Stories – Round Up (6/7/12)

Here’s the lowdown of transfer stories involving The Rams today.

Richard Keogh

The Coventry defender who is thought be a target to replace Shackell at Pride Park appears to be joining The Rams’ Championship rivals Cardiff City. The Welsh club tabled a £750,000 bid for the 25-year-old who has one year left on his contract with the Sky Blues and looks increasingly unlikely to sign an extension this summer at Coventry. Leeds were also interested but Cardiff City look set to win the race for the Coventry City star.

Kelvin Mellor

Kelvin Mellor may opt to stay at Crewe despite interest from Derby County, BBC Radio Stoke say. The Rams have offered the flexible defender a three-year contract.

Kelvin Mellor Kelvin Mellor of Crewe battles with Ryan Hall of Southend United during the npower League Two semi-final 2nd leg match between Southend United and Crewe Alexandra at Roots Hall on May 16, 2012 in Southend, England.

Ross Atkins

Burton Albion are in talks with Nigel Clough about re-signing goalkeeper Ross Atkins on loan. he spent the whole of last season on loan at the Brewers, playing 48 games. Burton manager Gary Rowett said “I have spoken to Nigel. There is an opportunity there and I would like to try to do something. But things are not finalised so we will see how that progresses.” The Rams currently have Frank Fielding, Adam Legzdins, Saul Deeney and Ross Atkins in the goalkeeper position.

Rory Gaffney

Derby have been linked with Limerick (Irish 2nd tier) right mid/striker Rory Gaffney.


There’s still rumours that Luke Chambers will join Derby despite being close to signing for Ipswich, it’s believed that he is having second thoughts about moving his family so far. Read More-

If you haven’t already, you must read Steve Davies’ tweets today. He’s been tweeting some banter to a fan, very interesting! Here’s a link to his twitter account

Twitter- @NMtherams

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One Response to Today’s DCFC Transfer Stories – Round Up (6/7/12)

  1. Nez says:

    Derby r going backwards trying to sign players from lower league teams . We need 2 or 3 old heads who have played top lever football .am sorry Clough your just a yes man grow some balls and tell the Yanks 1. Don’t sell the best players 2. We need good players who have played top level .3 if not fuck off back to burton sorry u had plenty of time now if your worst Clough u would of been gone a year ago !

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