Category Archives: Transfers

Derby blow lead at Forest to reach ‘Peak Derby’

And so the afternoon after the afternoon before, myself and ‘three wise men’ – Joel, Jonathan and Chris – gathered to pick the bones out of a result and performance which, I sincerely hope, means that ‘Peak Derby’ has finally … Continue reading

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Morris announces squad cull as Rams plan for future under Rowett

Mel Morris has announced plans for a major squad cull, which could lead to as many as ten senior Derby County players being shown the door this summer. Speaking at a Supporters’ Charter meeting – as reported by Joel Clyne … Continue reading

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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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