Category Archives: History

Derby County squad review 2016/7: Goalkeeper and defence

Throughout the season, Derby maintained a decent defensive record, which was unfortunately undermined by their difficulties with defending set plays.  This was in part down to having a relatively small, slight midfield and frontline who struggled to mark bigger opponents. About one … Continue reading

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Derby County v Queens Park Rangers – preview Q & A for Loft For Words

I’m sure I’m not the only Derby fan who sees this tie as a sort of quasi-derby match these days.  Beating QPR will never erase the memory of what happened, but it doesn’t harm anything either and I’m always looking … Continue reading

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Derby blow lead at Forest to reach ‘Peak Derby’

And so the afternoon after the afternoon before, myself and ‘three wise men’ – Joel, Jonathan and Chris – gathered to pick the bones out of a result and performance which, I sincerely hope, means that ‘Peak Derby’ has finally … Continue reading

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The good, the bad, the ugly and the East Midlands Derby

Thanks a lot to Trev for keeping these GIFs coming! As the two clubs have been marooned in division two for years now, East Midlands Derbies have become useful as regular milestones, moments to take stock of where we are … Continue reading

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Poll: Derby County fans concerned over Mel Morris’ performance as Rams owner

42 per cent of more than 800 voters said they were unsatisfied with Mel Morris’ performance as Derby County owner, in a recent Twitter poll. A further 40 per cent of voters said they were ‘on the fence’, while 18 … Continue reading

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