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Derby County v Sheffield United preview, with Blades Analytics

I have a sneaky, horrible feeling about how the season has gone so far. I don’t like to be a pessimist and my glass isn’t always half empty, but the four defeats and the nature of them have left me … Continue reading

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Frank Lampard’s defensive dilemma

Derby County’s unexpectedly busy summer transfer window has left Frank Lampard with selection decisions to make all over the pitch, so long as everyone is fit.  He is certainly not short of forwards, to the extent that after the 1-1 … Continue reading

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Derby County BlogCast, Episode #3 – September reviewed

September was nuts, wasn’t it?  From the soaring high of deserved victory at Old Trafford, plus a 6-1 aggregate romp at Hull and putting much-fancied Brentford to the sword at Pride Park, to the gutting lows of dreadful 1-0 defeats … Continue reading

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Frank Lampard starts the bounce at Derby County

Six games in and the international break has provided a respite from the frantic Championship season, giving us all the chance to reflect on how Derby County and their rookie manager Frank Lampard have started their 2018/9 campaign. The headline … Continue reading

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The Derby County BlogCast #2 – August reviewed

Last weekend, Chris and I recorded our second podcast, reviewing an encouraging August for the Rams. The odd flub aside – I praised Leeds for a goal they scored “against Leeds”, meaning to say Swansea – we ran through the … Continue reading

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