Tag Archives: Alex Pearce

Derby County v Bolton Wanderers preview

If you read my post-Sunderland article, you’ll know that how shocked I was at the performance and entirely deserved 4-1 defeat.  It wasn’t a nice thing to write and I made the point after publishing it that I took no … Continue reading

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Manchester United 2 Derby County 0

It wasn’t the outcome any of the 5,500 travelling fans wanted, but in the cold light of day, it was probably the one which Derby County needed.  Nobody in their right mind could complain about the result, which was wholly … Continue reading

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FC Kaiserslautern 0 Derby County 2

I enjoyed this.  This was good. Gary Rowett had been at pains to stress that we shouldn’t read too much into his team selection for this game and that shirts were still up for grabs, but in reality, on this showing, … Continue reading

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Derby County squad review 2016/7: Goalkeeper and defence

Throughout the season, Derby maintained a decent defensive record, which was unfortunately undermined by their difficulties with defending set plays.  This was in part down to having a relatively small, slight midfield and frontline who struggled to mark bigger opponents. About one … Continue reading

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Officer class? Rob Langham on new Derby County defender Alex Pearce

Big thanks to Rob Langham, from the estimable Two Unfortunates website, who has been good enough to to take time out from editing the thinking man’s Football League website to offer us some background on Derby’s new centre back, Alex … Continue reading

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