Category Archives: Give The Lad a Chance

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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Give the Lad a Chance – Conor Doyle, Amari Morgan-Smith, Joel Ledgister, Marc Hatvani, Courtney Chipperfield, Nick Langford, Jordan Bowen, Alex Sunasky, Oliver Nicholas, Paris Cowan-Hall, Netan Sansara, Euan Holden

As someone who clearly has nothing better to do, I keep an eye on the teamsheets for the reserve team fixtures and have noticed that this season, Cloughie has been ready to give trials to many players who have been … Continue reading

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