Category Archives: Give The Lad a Chance

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

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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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