Category Archives: Statistics

Play-off Final preview: Derby County v Queens Park Rangers

After Brighton were soundly thrashed on a delirious day in Derby, thoughts around the county (and beyond) turned to who we ‘fancied’ in the final.  The consensus seemed to be that Wigan offered more to worry about than ‘Arry Redknapp’s … Continue reading

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Derby v Brighton – Play-off semi-final preview

Before the season kicked off, I thought we had a chance of making the play-offs, but never would have dreamed we’d canter home a strong third with a match to spare.  I suspected that the final day at Elland Road would … Continue reading

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Can we do it? Assessing Derby County’s chances of promotion

Last week’s victory over QPR has cemented Derby County into the play-off places for the forseeable future and, following on from the similarly gritty 1-0 win against Brighton, confirmed our status as real promotion contenders who can mix it with … Continue reading

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Fear and trembling on the penalty spot

There has been very little to complain about in the Steve McClaren era, but the Derby County head coach will be very concerned about our recent penalty kick record.  The misses, apparently a hangover from the latter days of Nigel … Continue reading

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Stats time – can Derby County make the play-offs this season?

Despite our majestic progress through the months of November and December, we were never going to get through the rest of the season without experiencing a few disappointing results.  Nevertheless, Steve McClaren’s outstanding start to life at the iPro Stadium … Continue reading

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