Category Archives: Player Profiles

The return of Craig Bryson

Think back to May 2014 – but not the Wembley bit, if you can help it. At the time, it’s possible to make a case that nobody was more important to Derby County’s team than Craig Bryson. According to my … Continue reading

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The Return of Plan B(ent)

I’ve heard some negativity about the decision to re-sign Darren Bent.  Bent, it’s been said, is the wrong fit for Derby, because you don’t get the best out of him in a 4-3-3.  When the team is built around Chris … Continue reading

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The Rock of Eibar (pt2) – Blizzard writer Will Unwin on Derby County’s new defender Raúl Albentosa

The latest issue of The Blizzard contains a great article about Eibar, the ultimate footballing underdogs – go buy it to find out more about their fascinating tale.  I was cheeky enough to ask the author of that piece, Will … Continue reading

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The Rock of Eibar – Spanish football writer Chris Moar on Derby County’s new signing Raúl Albentosa

Chris Moar covers Spanish football for various outlets, including @BeInSports and @MailSport.  He was good enough to answer a few questions on big Albentosa for us – welcome, Raúl! DCB: The Albentosa story was a surprise to us all here in … Continue reading

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Eustace v “Newstace” – George Thorne’s impact analysed

Much has been written about the impact of Steve McClaren’s four key signings this season. Patrick Bamford’s has been the most spectacular – it’s a shame that his sublime strike against Sheffield Wednesday didn’t at least make the top three … Continue reading

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