Category Archives: Match Reports

FC Kaiserslautern 0 Derby County 2

I enjoyed this.  This was good. Gary Rowett had been at pains to stress that we shouldn’t read too much into his team selection for this game and that shirts were still up for grabs, but in reality, on this showing, … Continue reading

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Doncaster Rovers 1 Derby County 1

The trouble with the new RamsTV service is that, having endured a few weeks with no Rams, I’m now so over-excited by the Return of Football and this new and rather slick service that I feel compelled to review every pre-season of … Continue reading

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Macclesfield Town 0 Derby County 2, plus! Tom Huddlestone signs

Derby’s preparations for another gruelling Championship campaign continued, with two separate XIs fulfilling an unremarkable friendly at Macclesfield Town of the National League.  Macclesfield is a pleasant town to visit, with plenty of decent pubs on offer and easily accessible from Manchester (which may … Continue reading

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Derby County 4 Kidderminster Harriers 0

Derby’s progress through their opening pre-season game of 2017/8 was serene, against a limited Kidderminster Harriers side from England’s sixth tier. David Nugent, Craig Bryson, Chris Martin and Darren Bent all scored, with Matej Vydra and Johnny Russell both going close … Continue reading

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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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