Category Archives: Features

My latest features about the Rams.

Early Days


Three games into the season it is clear that Paul Clement is still experimenting with his squad, learning about the players and pondering what’s best. Jamie Hanson was a surprise name in the starting eleven against Charlton and Clement reverted … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection


The Rams are a bit light in midfield The injury to Will Hughes, although the full extent of it is yet unknown, seems to be serious. Craig Bryson also picked up an injury yesterday. Suddenly, in the central midfield department, … Continue reading

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Selection Dilemma


Under Nigel Clough, combining the talents of Will Hughes, Jeff Hendrick and Craig Bryson proved difficult. Selection difficulties appear to have reached a new level with the strength of Paul Clement’s squad. Here’s a look at who Clement could pick … Continue reading

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New Season


Long time, no post. In fact, my last post on here was after the 1-1 draw with Brentford at the back end of last season – how things have changed! Sorry, who is Steve McClaren? …………… The club has demonstrated … Continue reading

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Rams promotion hopes take huge blow


Derby 0-1 Middlesbrough The Rams just weren’t good enough on the night. Boro deserved their three points, they got their goal & held firm. As you’d expect, Patrick Bamford scored. He kept his cool in front of goal to score … Continue reading

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Rams fans ripped off at Norwich but welcomed to Wolves


Browsing the official club site, I was struck by the prices for both the Norwich and Wolves away games – they couldn’t be in greater contrast. For the game at Norwich, adults are charged £40 – yes, £40 for a … Continue reading

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Top Goalscorers


The season is progressing quickly so here’s an update on the Rams’ top goalscorers and their tallies (in all competitions).

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Promotion Race Hots Up


My confidence about the Rams getting promoted has naturally fluctuated throughout the season. Recently it has grown – I believed after the Forest defeat that it was a bit of a blip and hoped that a repeat of the second-half … Continue reading

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Mac fails to rule out Newcastle job


UPDATE: Sam Rush speaks out, says there have been no approaches and claims Mac ‘completely dismissed it’. After today’s 1-0 win over Southport, Rams boss Steve McClaren was asked repeatedly to rule out the vacant Newcastle United job. He didn’t … Continue reading

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Darren Bent set to sign according to reports


The Daily Telegraph has this morning reported that Derby are set to sign Darren Bent on a loan deal until the end of the season with a view to a permanent deal should the club get promoted. Interestingly, the article … Continue reading

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