Category Archives: Statistics

The importance of Plan B(ent) for Derby County’s promotion prospects

For much of the earlier part of this season, there was a sense among fans that Derby required a ‘Plan B’, for when ‘Plan A’ – the 4-3-3 system – wasn’t working. The Rams are third-top scorers in the division … Continue reading

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Preview: Nottingham Forest v Derby County – stats and analysis

Previous league results Derby W 1-0 Rotherham United (H) D 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday (A) L 2-3 Charlton Athletic (A) W 5-1 Fulham (H) D 1-1 Ipswich Town (H) Forest W 2-0 Blackpool (H) D 2-2 Bolton Wanderers (A) W 2-1 … Continue reading

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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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