Category Archives: Match

Post and pre-match articles.

Tough test ends in draw


Derby 2-2 Brighton​ A good game between two clear top of the table sides. Fair result? I think so, both sides had their chances and moments during a competitive match. Either side could have won.  Brighton were very impressive and … Continue reading

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Tough test for Rams tonight


Middlesbrough arrive in Derby tonight for what surely must be the most fascinating fixture in the Championship so far. Last week David Nugent moved from Leicester to sign a three year deal at the Riverside and, with today’s game fast … Continue reading

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The Opposition View: Derby vs Boro


Just three games into the season two of the league’s biggest promotion favourites meet in perhaps a taster of what’s to come at the top of the Championship table. Ahead of Tuesday’s match against Middlesbrough, I have spoken to All … Continue reading

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Post Pompey


A first round exit of the League Cup, particularly to a lower league opposition, is disappointing, no matter how much it is dressed up as a chance to focus on the league. Last night Derby were poor and never really … Continue reading

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Dire performance but Rams gain a point


Derby 1-1 Brentford It was horrible from beginning to end with the only highlight being the Darren Bent ‘right place, right time’ poacher’s finish. I don’t know how Brentford didn’t win it 5-0, the Rams really were that poor. The away … Continue reading

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Disaster at Wolves for Derby


Wolves 2-0 Derby What to say? Let’s start with the different set-up. McClaren went for 4-2-3-1 with Hughes and Bryson as the two, Ince, Lingard and Russell as the three and Bent returning to the side. It was an interesting … Continue reading

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The Opposition View: Derby vs Middlesbrough


Ahead of Tuesday’s vital game against Middlesbrough, I have asked Everything MFC how things are at the Riverside to get a glimpse into the game and the wider promotion picture. 1) Has the season so far gone how you expected it … Continue reading

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Added time disaster & looking ahead


Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Birmingham felt like a defeat. For the entire game, Derby dominated. The midfield were comfortable, the defence rarely troubled and, typically, Johnny Russell was working his socks off but in the more unusual position as the … Continue reading

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Rams Go Top


Derby 3-2 Sheff Wed It’s the Chinese New Year of the Ram as fans at the game yesterday found out at half-time, let’s hope that translates into promotion, and the match showed exactly why there’s still plenty to be optimistic … Continue reading

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Reading dump Rams out of the Cup


What a great Cup tie – for the neutral that is. Rams fans left feeling disappointed but by no means disheartened. First of all, Steve McClaren made a whole host of changes for the tie. It was certainly a side that … Continue reading

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