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The Derby County BlogCast, #5 – November recap, plus East Midlands Derby preview and transfer talk

The latest monthly Derby County BlogCast has landed, with my regular amigo Chris Smith on board, plus a special cameo appearance from Joel Clyne, the man who set up the original Derby County Podcast, before moving on to pastures new.I’m … Continue reading

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Stoke City v Derby County preview

Like his spiritual father Tony Pulis, Gary Rowett sees himself as a pragmatist.  His reactive brand of football may not be very popular, but Pulis and Rowett argue that it’s necessary to play less-than-scintillating football sometimes to get results.  The … Continue reading

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Derby County BlogCast #4 – October reviewed

The latest BlogCast is, unsurprisingly, the most positive yet, given the exciting way that Derby played in October and the start they’ve made to November.   This month, Chris and I were joined by BBC Radio Derby’s Blake Fallows to … Continue reading

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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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