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Roundheads v Cavaliers – the debate over which way Derby County should turn in their manager search

If Twitter is anything to go by, the majority of Derby fans – 58 per cent of 753 I polled – see Nigel Pearson as the most appointable of the four men reported last weekend by the Mirror to be … Continue reading

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Who is the right manager for Derby County, part three – the further field

Mark Warburton (6/1) – With Brendan Rodgers – never a realistic candidate for the Derby job – confirmed at Celtic, Warburton’s odds have shortened and the more I think about it, the more I see him as a good candidate. … Continue reading

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Hull City 0 (3) Derby County 2 (2) Gallant Also-Rams miss out again

It was a stirring effort and it left Hull City badly shaken, but it was not enough to redeem the embarrassment of Saturday. ¬†Derby, who were so inexplicably feeble in the first leg of this semi-final, made it look as … Continue reading

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Derby County 0 Hull City 3 – Darren Wassall must go

The Wassall thing was like a bad dream and surely, surely¬†now, it is over. It is inconceivable that the Mel Morris who became ‘the grizzly bear’ post-Reading sat watching that mess and thought: ‘this is a guy who can take … Continue reading

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Time to wave goodbye to the “Also-Rams”

Usually before big games, I do a preview piece, assessing the opposition’s strengths and weaknesses – perhaps an interview with an opposition supporter, a few stats, maybe even a cheeky graph if I’m in the mood. But for this game, … Continue reading

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