Category Archives: Give The Lad a Chance

Welcome to Derby County – Adam Smith

There was much wailing and gnashing of teeth in Derbycountyblog land on Thursday, because that was the day when news broke that John Brayford had been sold to the Redbirds of Cardiff.  Alas and indeed alack. These ill-tidings put a … Continue reading

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Theo, Theo, Theo

With Steve Davies off the pitch, there didn’t seem to be an obvious candidate to take the penalty after Anthony Gardner jabbed an arm at Ben Davies’ cross, preventing Callum Ball from getting a header on goal.  Set piece specialist Ben … Continue reading

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The Week That Was #11 Peterborough United (A) + International Break

I had a bad feeling about the Peterborough United game and unfortunately, my gut instinct – that trouble was brewing, that the injury problems were finally starting to really bite (again) – proved to be accurate.  In the most depressing … Continue reading

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Guest Post on Stephen Pearson for The Exiled Robin

Stephen Pearson was brought to Derby from Celtic in January 2007, as the club surged towards promotion under Billy Davies. Pearson commanded relatively big wages and Davies claimed that his energy in midfield would make him a huge asset.  And … Continue reading

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Give The Lad A Chance – Joel Victor

The latest in an ‘as and when’ series looking at the neverending list of triallists Nigel has run the rule over in our reserve fixtures. Joel Victor – Victor played on the right for 45 minutes against Bradford City on … Continue reading

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