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Derby County v Bristol City match preview, with The Exiled Robin

It’s easy to see why the basilisk eye of Sky Sports honed in on this one. For an increasingly convincing, battle-hardened Derby, it is an opportunity to, if not nullify a direct rival, at least to kick away from them … Continue reading

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Manchester United 2 Derby County 0

It wasn’t the outcome any of the 5,500 travelling fans wanted, but in the cold light of day, it was probably the one which Derby County needed.  Nobody in their right mind could complain about the result, which was wholly … Continue reading

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Deja vu as Derby County celebrate another Happy New Year

With 20 games to go and 60 points to play for, the league table looks much, much better than I’d dared hope at the start of this season.  This feels like the perfect time to congratulate Gary Rowett and the … Continue reading

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The search for synergy – Rowettism, part 2

Part one looked at the overall tactical shape of the team under Rowett and went into a bit more detail about the Rams’ attacking performance.  As promised, here is part two… Goals conceded 1. Cardiff – 14 2. Wolves – … Continue reading

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A Roman Tortoise in West London – Rowettism, part one

Last month, RamsTV sprung a major surprise by airing a two-part interview with Billy Davies.  The strange little Scot, whose last game as a manager was on 22 March 2014, looks much the same as he did ten years ago … Continue reading

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