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Stoke City v Derby County preview

Like his spiritual father Tony Pulis, Gary Rowett sees himself as a pragmatist.  His reactive brand of football may not be very popular, but Pulis and Rowett argue that it’s necessary to play less-than-scintillating football sometimes to get results.  The … Continue reading

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Frank Lampard starts the bounce at Derby County

Six games in and the international break has provided a respite from the frantic Championship season, giving us all the chance to reflect on how Derby County and their rookie manager Frank Lampard have started their 2018/9 campaign. The headline … Continue reading

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Derby County 3 Cardiff City 1

To misquote the great Barry Davies: “You have to say that was magnificent”. For a team who had been so bewilderingly poor, who had been completely written off and who were, let’s be honest, widely tipped to roll over and … Continue reading

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Wolves recap plus Burton Albion preview

As I mentioned in my match preview  – which irritated Wolves fans in a way that Derby County utterly failed to do on the pitch – Wolves are on a different level to everyone else on the Championship.  In next … Continue reading

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Derby County v Fulham preview

It’s impossible not to see Derby v Fulham as a potentially decisive moment in the season.  Victory for the Rams would reignite hope, even if it is fainter now, of stealing second spot.  A draw would at least keep the … Continue reading

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