Category Archives: History

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

Posted in Derby County, Derby v Forest, History | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Forest preview – interview for Seat Pitch blog

Forest blog Seat Pitch asked me the following questions ahead of tomorrow – the answers are reprinted here for those who may find it impossible to visit a Forest blog on point of principle!  Although it must be said that … Continue reading

Posted in Derby County, Derby v Forest, Match Previews | Tagged , | Comments Off

Nottingham Forest preview with Seat Pitch blog

Well, here we go again… If you’re anything like me, you’ll already be getting a few butterflies about Saturday.  I was thinking about writing some kind of preview, when I received a tweet from Forest blog Seat Pitch, asking if … Continue reading

Posted in Derby County, Derby v Forest, Match Previews | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Clough looks back in anger as Mac builds on firm foundations

“One day, the axe just fell…” – Bob Dylan After an unspectacular start to his fifth full season in charge at Derby County, Nigel Clough returned to the City Ground, to face Billy Davies – no love lost there – … Continue reading

Posted in Derby County, History | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Patrick Bamford – the second public schoolboy in Derby County’s squad

I very much doubt that many Football League squads contain more than one former public schoolboy, but with Patrick Bamford joining Repton School product Will Hughes at Derby County, the Rams are now bucking the trend. Bamford is, like me, … Continue reading

Posted in History, Player Profiles | Comments Off