Category Archives: Transfers

Great Expectations – Derby County’s new role as ‘overdogs’

Last week, I got an email from a journalist requesting my opinion on ‘the state of things’ at Derby.  Were the majority of fans still behind Paul Clement, or was there a growing mood of unrest?  Did the manager have … Continue reading

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Officer class? Rob Langham on new Derby County defender Alex Pearce

Big thanks to Rob Langham, from the estimable Two Unfortunates website, who has been good enough to to take time out from editing the thinking man’s Football League website to offer us some background on Derby’s new centre back, Alex … Continue reading

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The O-Ring Theory – how should Derby County look to strengthen their squad for 2015/6?

Some of you might have seen my previous ’O-Ring theory’ articles about recruitment.  This is a theory which says that the team is most likely to be let down by its weakest link and therefore, the smartest thing to do is not … Continue reading

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The Rock of Eibar (pt2) – Blizzard writer Will Unwin on Derby County’s new defender Raúl Albentosa

The latest issue of The Blizzard contains a great article about Eibar, the ultimate footballing underdogs – go buy it to find out more about their fascinating tale.  I was cheeky enough to ask the author of that piece, Will … Continue reading

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The Rock of Eibar – Spanish football writer Chris Moar on Derby County’s new signing Raúl Albentosa

Chris Moar covers Spanish football for various outlets, including @BeInSports and @MailSport.  He was good enough to answer a few questions on big Albentosa for us – welcome, Raúl! DCB: The Albentosa story was a surprise to us all here in … Continue reading

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