Category Archives: Transfers

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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Nigel Clough’s five best signings as Derby County manager

With Shackell sold and no word yet of who the replacement will be, Derby County fans are pretty unhappy at the moment – to put it mildly.  So it seemed like a good time to try to cheer a few … Continue reading

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‘At my house, I’ve got no Shackells’ – Anger as Jason leaves Derby County

LOVE – A House is Not a Motel “At my house, I’ve got no Shackells You can come and look, if you want to” – (with apologies to the late, great Arthur Lee) Nigel Clough has been quite open about … Continue reading

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Tom Glick leaves Derby County for Manchester City

Tom Glick always had an uphill struggle to win the hearts of the Derby fans.  A slick commercial operator, his super-smooth American patter was anathema to some, while others were left furious or just cynical by his attempts to justify player … 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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