Category Archives: Derby County

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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The Rock of Eibar – Spanish football writer Chris Moar on Derby County’s new signing Raúl Albentosa

Chris Moar covers Spanish football for various outlets, including @BeInSports and @MailSport.  He was good enough to answer a few questions on big Albentosa for us – welcome, Raúl! DCB: The Albentosa story was a surprise to us all here in … Continue reading

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Bolton Wanderers v Derby County: Preview Q&A with Bolton blog Lion of Vienna Suite

Before Bolton’s defeat at Chelsea in the League Cup, embattled manager Dougie Freedman gave an interview to the Daily Telegraph‘s Henry Winter.  Freedman’s earnest homilies about recruiting the right characters, developing youth teamers, sticking to a long-term vision despite short-term … Continue reading

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Nottingham Forest 1 Derby County 1

Before the 5-0, there was a 0-1. Before that, a 1-1 and a 1-0.  Before that, another 1-0 and a 2-1 – before that, another 0-1. The East Midlands Derby can explode into life at any time, but March instalment … Continue reading

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