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Leeds United 2 Derby County 4 – The Rams are going to Wembley

Cards on the table – I didn’t give us a prayer.  I kept my mouth shut after the first leg, because in honesty, I had nothing positive to say.  We had been managed so comprehensively, so easily, at Pride Park … Continue reading

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All you need is love – Derby County v Leeds United play-off preview

Truth be told, I didn’t expect us to get this far.  Certainly not when I realised at the end of March that to reach 73 points – the long-term average tally for sixth place – Derby required two points per … Continue reading

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The Derby County BlogCast #8 – Mad March hares running wild

It’s March and hares are running wild all over the place, with national media running scare stories about the future of Derby County’s points tally, ownership and management. What better time to take stock and refocus, with my regular compadre … Continue reading

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Frank Lampard’s quest for cohesion

I’m not sure who Frank Lampard was referring to when he expressed his frustration at the ‘negativity’ he perceives as surrounding Derby County last week.  Whoever his comments were aimed at, though, Lampard certainly got a big reaction and from … Continue reading

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Nottingham Forest 1 Derby County 0

By the 70th minute, the game was as good as dead. Derby could do nothing to remotely affect Forest, who sat smug on the free gift they’d been handed in the second minute, like Smaug the dragon snoozing on his … Continue reading

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