Category Archives: History

A few thoughts on the Derby County Podcast pre-season special

I was really pleased that Joel Clyne asked me to take part in a season preview Derby County Podcast, alongside Chris Smith (Ramspace) and Jonathan Rodgers (@popsider). The discussion was good, but as is always the way with these things, … Continue reading

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My vote for Player of the Year

A mate of mine has a good method of picking the Player of the Year, which I’ll share in full:- If you’ve had a good season – vote for your wonder striker If you’ve had a mid-table season – vote … Continue reading

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Who is the right manager for Derby County, part two – What about Wassall?

I took a friend who follows Liverpool to the Valley on Saturday.  The game must have felt like a bit of a kickabout in the park to him, after the drama of Thursday night’s victory over Dortmund, but he enjoyed … Continue reading

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Who is the right manager for Derby County? Part one – the bookies’ favourites

I’ve been highly critical of Darren Wassall in recent weeks.  And with reasonable cause, I would argue.  The unacceptable defeat to Milton Keynes at home, the bizarre inability to perform in away games, his catastrophic mismanagement of the closing stages … Continue reading

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Harry Redknapp is Derby County’s “dead cat”

After the surprise General Election result, a story emerged about the Conservative Party strategist Lynton Crosby and a ‘dead cat’. With the election drawing near, the Tories were very worried that they were losing the media battle.  Some of the … Continue reading

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