Category Archives: History

Derby County: A Nottingham Forest perspective

(Warning: Article Contains Forest) Here’s something a bit different from the usual pre-match Q&As for ya.  A Forest fan, frantically waving an olive branch, organised a meeting with me in no-man’s land.  He offered to give me his take on … Continue reading

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Derby County bloggers pick their sides to face Nottingham Forest

A few of us ‘bloggers and bloviators’, to quote the great Rupert Murdoch, have said some fairly unflattering things about Darren Wassall’s managerial qualities of late.  In fact, last week, I found myself tweeting that I would “rather @cspaceram picked the team … Continue reading

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Did poor early summer recruitment decisions hamper Derby County this season?

Within a couple of weeks of Paul Clement’s appointment as the new Derby head coach on 1 June last year, five new signings had been unveiled as the Rams looked to move on swiftly from the wreckage of the 2014/5 … Continue reading

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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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