Category Archives: Match Previews

Time to wave goodbye to the “Also-Rams”

Usually before big games, I do a preview piece, assessing the opposition’s strengths and weaknesses – perhaps an interview with an opposition supporter, a few stats, maybe even a cheeky graph if I’m in the mood. But for this game, … 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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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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