Category Archives: History

What is the ‘Derby County Way’?

Mel Morris has sacked Paul Clement and invoked something called ‘The Derby County Way’.  He says he explained ‘The Derby County Way’ in the summer.  Whatever it is, clearly he thinks that he understands it and thinks that Clement did … Continue reading

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Derby County v Manchester United FA Cup fourth round – preview

Fifth in the Championship hosts fifth in the Premier League – and fifth, for both teams, is not an happy place to be. Derby County didn’t spend £25m to settle for a play-off berth and Manchester United didn’t spend £250m … Continue reading

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The Rams’ season so far assessed

16 games, only two defeats, fifth in the league, the second tightest defence – the Rams are well placed as we head towards the testing winter period, where fixtures are already coalescing into the time-honoured ‘festive pile-up’ before Sky Sports … Continue reading

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East Midlands Derby analysis

Displaying surely unprecedented levels of chutzpah, Forest blogger David Marples invited me to take part in a post-match Q&A, after the Rams’ piss-poor effort at the City Ground. I decided it might not be such a bad idea to try … Continue reading

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Nottingham Forest 1 Derby County 0 – full match commentary and player ratings

I decided to try something new for the blog for this game and took a stab at ‘calling’ it as it unfolded, with my good friend Trev Eriksson-Pattinson acting as ‘expert summariser’.  Trev knows his stuff and isn’t a Derby … Continue reading

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