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Guest post – Robbie Jones reports back from Derby County fans forum ‘Your 90 Minutes’

The Derby-based writer Robbie Jones attended the latest ‘Your 90 Minutes’ event at the iPro and was kind enough to pen the following review for us.  He is much less curmudgeonly than my usual snout (just joshing, Frank….) **** He was suited … Continue reading

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The importance of Plan B(ent) for Derby County’s promotion prospects

For much of the earlier part of this season, there was a sense among fans that Derby required a ‘Plan B’, for when ‘Plan A’ – the 4-3-3 system – wasn’t working. The Rams are third-top scorers in the division … Continue reading

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Derby County v Bolton Wanderers preview with Lion of Vienna Suite

When Dougie Freedman was fired by Bolton Wanderers in early October, they had collected only five points from ten league games, leaving the Trotters rock bottom of the table. Somehow, they had contrived to be even worse than Blackpool – … Continue reading

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Derby County v Nottingham Forest – preview

Before the last East Midlands Derby in September, five league games had gone and Forest were top of the formative table.  They were bookies’ favourites for promotion and all was right with the world at the wrong end of Brian Clough Way.  Psycho, … Continue reading

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The Rock of Eibar (pt2) – Blizzard writer Will Unwin on Derby County’s new defender Raúl Albentosa

The latest issue of The Blizzard contains a great article about Eibar, the ultimate footballing underdogs – go buy it to find out more about their fascinating tale.  I was cheeky enough to ask the author of that piece, Will … Continue reading

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