Category Archives: History

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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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

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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

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