Category Archives: Match Previews

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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QPR v Derby County preview, with Loft for Words

Clive Whittingham runs the authoritative QPR blog Loft For Words, which is one of the most impressive blogs on an individual club I’ve seen.  Obviously, there’s something of an interest between these two clubs and we keep in touch for every … 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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Derby County v Reading preview, with The Tilehurst End

DCB: First off, we have to talk about Nick, of course…  Judging from the articles on your site and it seems that, even now, opinion is split on Blackman, with not everybody all that sad to see him go.  He’s … Continue reading

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