Category Archives: Player Profiles

Three into two won’t go

The final whistle may only have been blown on Saturday afternoon, but Derby’s recruitment plans for next season are clearly already well advanced.  They probably would have been even more so, had mathematical safety not taken so long to achieve … Continue reading

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Why is Conor Doyle a target for the boo-boys?

Wilco – Ashes of American Flags At the Huddersfield Town game, it was surprising to see young Conor Doyle lining up in the starting XI – although to be fair, I’ve been surprised to see him included in the 18 … Continue reading

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Just how good is Will Hughes?

A year ago, Will Hughes was a 16 year-old kid signing for Derby County as a first-year scholar.  Before that, he was a Repton schoolboy, playing for Mickleover Jubilee. Much has happened since then.  He starred in the Rams’ FA … Continue reading

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Paul Green

My old Leeds United blogger/mucker Tom Hill asked me for a few thoughts on Paul Green, to mark his free transfer move to the Darkside from the Rams.  Here’s what I wrote…. Neil Warnock believes that in Paul Green, he’s … Continue reading

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Steve Davies

If the fact that Nigel Clough had been publicly challenging Steve Davies to step up and become a 20-goal striker next season is anything to go by, it’s fair to say that the striker’s decision to turn down a three-year … Continue reading

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