Tag Archives: Johnny Russell

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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Penalty Problem?


The play-offs are coming, it’s an exciting time to be a Rams fan and, without wishing to bring everyone down, I’ve had a look at Derby’s penalty record this season. Last time the Rams entered the play-offs, a penalty shoot-out … Continue reading

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Billy’s Boys Humiliated


What. A. Day. There’s beating your local rivals and there’s humiliating your local rivals with a magnificent performance. It was truly magnificent from beginning to end. The Rams looked sharper from the off and were clearly up for it, completely … Continue reading

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Martin serves up a moment of magic


Another 1-0 win, this time over Eddie Howe’s organised AFC Bournemouth side at the iPro.   The team news made for disappointing reading with Craig Bryson and Jamie Ward both sitting the match out due to injury. Bryson is the … Continue reading

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FANS’ POLL: Who should replace the injured Russell in Derby’s next fixture?


Today Derby County confirmed that striker Johnny Russell is facing up to six weeks out of action due to a a fractured fibula in his left leg, which was suffered in the concluding parts of Derby’s magnificent 3-1 win over Leeds … Continue reading

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10 IN A ROW! Derby 3-1 Leeds


Another match against Leeds, another three points for the Rams. It’s become the norm. It was Derby’s first home league victory of the camapign. A convincing and disciplined display helped secure the three points. The Rams were a genuine threat … Continue reading

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Bogey team Burnley triumph


What an awfully frustrating afternoon at Pride Park, reminiscent of many away days in recent years – but it hurts more on your own patch. Derby 0-3 Burnley From the off, the Rams bossed it. Their passing and possession keeping … Continue reading

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A Steady Start – 1 win, 1 defeat & 1 draw


The Rams have began the new 2013/14 campaign with four points. Here I assess the season beginning and what it means for the different positions. First and foremost, Lee Grant is clearly a more consistent and reliable figure behind the … Continue reading

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Rams held by Rovers & the Cup’s back


Yesterday Derby County opened their 2013/14 campaign with a 1-1 draw at Pride Park against Blackburn Rovers. Jamie Ward’s deep free-kick from the far side was met by Alex Marrow’s hand, referee Stuart Attwell (he sounds familiar, doesn’t he?) pointed … Continue reading

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Countdown To Kick-Off: Blackburn Match Preview


Andy Murray has won Wimbledon, a royal baby has arrived and a heatwave has hit the country – all in the space of time since Derby County’s last competitive match in May. Fear not, the new football season is almost … Continue reading

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