Category Archives: Reviews

Derby County 0 Hull City 3 – Darren Wassall must go

The Wassall thing was like a bad dream and surely, surely now, it is over. It is inconceivable that the Mel Morris who became ‘the grizzly bear’ post-Reading sat watching that mess and thought: ‘this is a guy who can take … 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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Derby County Memorabilia magazine

Rams fan Steve Kitson was kind enough to send me the first two issues of his fanzine-sized, quarterly Derby County Memorabilia publication, which I’m happy to recommend to anyone with an interest in the history of our great club. Kitson … Continue reading

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The Numbers Game: Playing Football Manager 14 with a little help from Chris Anderson and David Sally

The Numbers Game is a significant step on in football analytics writing from Simon Kuper and Dr Stefan Szymanski’s Why England Lose.  Both books follow on from Moneyball and all three are highly recommended for anybody who believes that the beautiful … Continue reading

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