Category Archives: Statistics

Run-in analysis: Derby County’s promotion push will go down to the wire

I love statto.com – their breakdown tables have enabled me to do the following predictions for the run-in period. Maths, in many cases, makes it all better – but not today.  My analysis of the main candidates’ respective run-ins underlines … Continue reading

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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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