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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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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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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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What does 2015 hold?


Hello again after a brief hiatus on here. A bit has happened since my last post, including the long-awaited return of John Eustace. All hail the Eust! 2014 has been an eventful year for the Rams, who have dazzled the … Continue reading

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Toughest game so far this season on the horizon


It’s Middlesbrough away on Saturday. The Rams are top and Boro are closely behind in fourth. Since things have settled in the table, both sides have been a constant figure at the top. Middlesbrough’s home record isn’t brilliant, their away … Continue reading

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Rams outdone by Leeds


Leeds 2-0 Derby I was feeling very confident ahead of this one. After all, Leeds never beat us, do they? Well, not for nine years. Here are few post-match points. Leeds were very physically strong. The hosts got in the Rams’ … Continue reading

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Rams hit 5 in incredible win


Derby 5-0 Wolves (8/11/14) This was the Derby we know. The Derby of the back end of last season that devastated oppositions. The side we have, in spite of good results, longed to see again. It arrived. In style. Yet, … Continue reading

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Magnificent Martin


In the summer of 2013, Nigel Clough picked up striker Chris Martin on a free transfer. It was effectively a “try before you buy” deal as, in the closing months of the previous season, Martin had spent some time on … Continue reading

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Lions frustrate Derby in 0-0 draw


Yesterday, fans endured a frustrating afternoon against Millwall. It all ended 0-0. Here are a few points about the game. Derby began the game very positively but let things fizzle out a little in the second-half. Still on home soil … Continue reading

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