Category Archives: Match Previews

Derby County v Nottingham Forest – preview

Before the last East Midlands Derby in September, five league games had gone and Forest were top of the formative table.  They were bookies’ favourites for promotion and all was right with the world at the wrong end of Brian Clough Way.  Psycho, … Continue reading

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Bolton Wanderers v Derby County: Preview Q&A with Bolton blog Lion of Vienna Suite

Before Bolton’s defeat at Chelsea in the League Cup, embattled manager Dougie Freedman gave an interview to the Daily Telegraph‘s Henry Winter.  Freedman’s earnest homilies about recruiting the right characters, developing youth teamers, sticking to a long-term vision despite short-term … Continue reading

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Preview: Nottingham Forest v Derby County – stats and analysis

Previous league results Derby W 1-0 Rotherham United (H) D 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday (A) L 2-3 Charlton Athletic (A) W 5-1 Fulham (H) D 1-1 Ipswich Town (H) Forest W 2-0 Blackpool (H) D 2-2 Bolton Wanderers (A) W 2-1 … Continue reading

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Nottingham Forest v Derby County: Preview Q & A with Seat Pitch blog

Pat from the Seat Pitch blog was good enough to answer a few of my queries about the current state of affairs at the other end of the A52.  The overall mood, it’s fair to say, is one of ebullience … Continue reading

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Derby County Blog’s 2014/5 Championship season predictions

In 2013/4, I went for Reading and Watford to go up automatically – they finished 7th and 13th respectively.  I hedged my bets a bit by picking seven ‘play-off contenders’, which included the four who made it – QPR, Brighton, … Continue reading

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