Category Archives: History

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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Nottingham Forest v Derby County: Preview Q & A with Seat Pitch blog

Pat from the Seat Pitch blog was good enough to answer a few of my queries about the current state of affairs at the other end of the A52.  The overall mood, it’s fair to say, is one of ebullience … Continue reading

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Moving on from the Nightmare at Wembley: Derby County 0 Queens Park Rangers 1

I said immediately afterwards that it was one of the worst moments of my life. Especially because I was sitting two seats away from the QPR fans – who, after 75 minutes, all looked like they were about to be … Continue reading

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From the Archives: “Pessimism: A Case Study” (the 2007 play-off semi-final, second leg)

As we face the second leg of the semi-final with Brighton, I thought it would be good to dust off one of my first ever blog posts, from during our last play-off campaign.  It was written after the nerve-frazzling semi-final … Continue reading

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After the Flood – Derby County 5 Nottingham Forest 0

It’s hard to know what to say about a result as historic, as comprehensive, as seismic as Saturday’s.  Several other bloggers commemorated it very well with their instant reaction, the local and national media did their thing in recording the facts … Continue reading

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