Category Archives: Match Previews

Derby County v Queens Park Rangers – preview Q & A for Loft For Words

I’m sure I’m not the only Derby fan who sees this tie as a sort of quasi-derby match these days.  Beating QPR will never erase the memory of what happened, but it doesn’t harm anything either and I’m always looking … Continue reading

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Derby County v Bristol City preview, with the Exiled Robin (and infographic)

Now that the Leicester sideshow is out of the way, it’s down to the real business, which is the play-off challenge.  There’s no place like home and Derby are looking forward to three games on the spin at Pride Park, all against sides … Continue reading

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Derby County v Norwich City preview

Expectations brutally mown down under the inflexible Nigel Pearson have started to flower again, the players performing with flair not fear.  Ince has responded with a fusillade of goals, Bent has applied himself the lone striker role – statisticians have been … Continue reading

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Huddersfield Town v Derby County: Pre-match infographic

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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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