Category Archives: History

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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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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