Tag Archives: Chris Porter

Birthday musings pre-Sheffield United

A few jottings after a proper nice day off work and a long bath whilst reading Englischer Fussball, by Raphael Honigstein – a fine book, which I will try to review once I’ve finished it, time allowing. I’m 31 now, … Continue reading

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Sky blog: post-Rob Hulse sale

http://www.skysports.com/fanzone/blogs/story/0,24015,16835_6355054,00.html My latest Sky blog, in the wake of the sale of Rob Hulse to QPR for an undisclosed fee: – Derby not Rob-bed Finally, the moment many Derby fans were dreading has come and Rob Hulse has left the … Continue reading

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Clough and Metgod look to World Cup winners Spain for formation inspiration

In an interview on the official Derby County website on Thursday, Nigel Clough revealed that the Dutch first-team coach Johnny Metgod is a strong supporter of the modern 4-2-3-1 formation, which both The Netherlands and their conquerors Spain favour.  Germany … Continue reading

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A Striking Quandary

At present, Derby have five strikers – Rob Hulse, Kris Commons, Chris Porter, Steve Davies and Tomasz Cywka. On paper, that is a very nice blend of strength, power and creativity.  If they were all fit for the majority of … Continue reading

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