Category Archives: Transfers

What happens next at Pride Park?

At the time of writing, the home howlers against Bristol City and Cardiff have the feeling of a period which defines this as another season of underachievement – the week when Derby fluffed their lines again. The disastrous events of last week have left … Continue reading

Posted in Derby County, Give The Lad a Chance, Statistics, Tactics | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on What happens next at Pride Park?

Did poor early summer recruitment decisions hamper Derby County this season?

Within a couple of weeks of Paul Clement’s appointment as the new Derby head coach on 1 June last year, five new signings had been unveiled as the Rams looked to move on swiftly from the wreckage of the 2014/5 … Continue reading

Posted in Derby County, History, Transfers | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Did poor early summer recruitment decisions hamper Derby County this season?

The importance of Plan B(ent) for Derby County’s promotion prospects

For much of the earlier part of this season, there was a sense among fans that Derby required a ‘Plan B’, for when ‘Plan A’ – the 4-3-3 system – wasn’t working. The Rams are third-top scorers in the division … Continue reading

Posted in Derby County, Statistics, Transfers | Comments Off on The importance of Plan B(ent) for Derby County’s promotion prospects

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

Posted in Derby County, Player Profiles, Transfers, Transfers | Tagged , | Comments Off on The Rock of Eibar (pt2) – Blizzard writer Will Unwin on Derby County’s new defender Raúl Albentosa

Your Application for a Loan-back has been Refused…

As the transfer window slowly creaks shut, so the speculation around clubs in the Premier League and Championship intensifies.  Some of it will have foundations and it does seem to be the case that Liverpool are seriously interested in our … Continue reading

Posted in Derby County, England, England U'21s, Transfers, Transfers | Comments Off on Your Application for a Loan-back has been Refused…