Category Archives: Statistics

What happens next at Pride Park?

At the time of writing, the home howlers against Bristol City and Cardiff have the feeling of a period which defines this as another season of underachievement – the week when Derby fluffed their lines again. The disastrous events of last week have left … Continue reading

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Huddersfield Town v Derby County: Pre-match infographic

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What the hell is wrong with Derby County?

Understatement – things are not going to plan.  So much so that the pre-season expectations of promotion have now been officially replaced in the club’s communications by a rather desperate repetition of the word ‘transition‘ (a transition, on the face of it, from good to … Continue reading

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The Machine Gun and the Wardrobe: Nick Blackman and Chris Martin, different kinds of threat

I want to say something about scapegoating, which I have realised over time is one of the worst things about football fans.  We’ve all been guilty of it at one time or another – had a go at a player, … Continue reading

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Derby County v Brighton & Hove Albion – preview, with infographic

According to the numbers, Brighton are marginal favourites for Saturday – but not so much that I would predict an away win.  A draw looks the most likely outcome on paper and Jason Thackeray of the Brighton @ Home blog … Continue reading

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