Category Archives: History

Nottingham Forest v Derby County preview

This is the last game that will mean anything for Forest this season, because the Brian Clough Trophy aside, they’re done.  Before today’s games, they had somehow managed to position themselves 14 points short of the play-offs and 14 points … Continue reading

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The search for synergy – Rowettism, part 2

Part one looked at the overall tactical shape of the team under Rowett and went into a bit more detail about the Rams’ attacking performance.  As promised, here is part two… Goals conceded 1. Cardiff – 14 2. Wolves – … Continue reading

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Archive project: “Homegrown” players who started league games for Derby County, each season since 2002/3

In their seminal book “Who’s Pereplotkins?“, my friends the Spacerams did a great piece of research which listed the players who had emerged from Derby’s academy to feature in a league game, each season from 2002 to 2009. As I’m … Continue reading

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Archive project: Where are former Derby County academy players now?

This is an archive project and so by its nature, a work in progress, which I will try to keep updated as much as possible.  At this stage, I don’t have any plans to try to go further back than … Continue reading

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Derby’s Day: Derby County 2 Nottingham Forest 0

It panned out as expected, in some ways.  Forest had more of the ball and tried to pull us apart through quick passing and clever movement.  Derby had to endure spells where they couldn’t break up the opponents’ flow and … Continue reading

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