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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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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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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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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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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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