Category Archives: Transfers

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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Guest post: Derby County’s “Your 90 Minutes” night at the iPro Stadium

On Wednesday night, I was invited to attend another of the club’s regular “Your 90 Minutes” sessions.  These are now run monthly and they have 900 fans on the database, from who they choose invitees at random each month.  So … Continue reading

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Why England’s pain could prove to be Derby County’s gain

It may have escaped your notice, but this summer, England became the European champions.  While the men’s team were hamstrung by Roy Hodgson’s decision to take on the world without a midfield in Brazil, the Under 17s were beating the … Continue reading

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