Category Archives: Derby County

A few thoughts on the Derby County Podcast pre-season special

I was really pleased that Joel Clyne asked me to take part in a season preview Derby County Podcast, alongside Chris Smith (Ramspace) and Jonathan Rodgers (@popsider). The discussion was good, but as is always the way with these things, … Continue reading

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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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