Category Archives: Injuries

Will Hughes – a conspiracy theory

Will has been out for a while now and our results have suffered without him.  Nigel Clough has recently taken to using his absence, along with the injuries to three more of our best players (Ward, Brayford, Bryson) as a … Continue reading

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Guest Post on Stephen Pearson for The Exiled Robin

Stephen Pearson was brought to Derby from Celtic in January 2007, as the club surged towards promotion under Billy Davies. Pearson commanded relatively big wages and Davies claimed that his energy in midfield would make him a huge asset.  And … Continue reading

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The Week That Was #8 – Derby County v Southampton (H) & Reading (A)

Derby started the week with an extremely hard-earned point against the league leaders Southampton, a side with equal measures of strength and technique, capable of enviable football and seemingly bound at least for the play-offs this season. Derby started really … Continue reading

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The Man Who Never Was: Chris Porter moves to Sheffield United

On the news that Chris Porter had signed for Sheffield United yesterday, Blades blog http://aunitedview.blogspot.com asked me to provide a few notes on the player, which I was happy to do. Here’s what I wrote: – Chris Porter was Nigel Clough’s … Continue reading

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Rip It Up and Start Again

OK, so Kris Commons is history, blah blah blah. For all that he’s done exceptionally well this season, I am genuinely not arsed.  In the modern era, it’s dangerous to get overly attached to players, when they aren’t tied to … Continue reading

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