Category Archives: Transfers

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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The One Second Rule

I strongly recommend to anybody who enjoys this blog that they subscribe to The Blizzard.  It’s a lovingly crafted, scholarly, occasionally pretentious, but never fusty quarterly world football magazine, which covers everything from historical figures such as Valentín Panenka to the … Continue reading

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The Rehabilitation of Derby County

Since the end of 2012/3, the positive way in which this summer has developed has marked another stage in the gradual rehabilitation of Derby County.  What was for years  a club doing little more than just about get by, is … Continue reading

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Will Hughes – a conspiracy theory

Will has been out for a while now and our results have suffered without him.  Nigel Clough has recently taken to using his absence, along with the injuries to three more of our best players (Ward, Brayford, Bryson) as a … Continue reading

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Sportscene Talk-in with Colin Bloomfield and Roger Davies, Monday 10 December

Colin Bloomfield was kind enough to invite me into the BBC Radio Derby studios for Monday night’s Sportscene Talk-in programme, to offer a fan’s perspective on events at Derby County, alongside the towering Roger Davies. I made my maiden appearance on the … Continue reading

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