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Thinking the unthinkable – Derby County players who could be set for life on the bench under Pearson

Over the past couple of seasons, it’s fair to say that certain players have come to be considered as automatic picks.  That’s fine – every squad has its star players – until it becomes a matter of near panic when … Continue reading

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Nigel Pearson will do it his way – not ‘the Derby Way’

Nigel Pearson has signalled a major change in emphasis at Derby County by rejecting Mel Morris’ claim that performances are more important that results. Speaking to Steve Nicholson this week, Pearson was clear that winning is the only thing that matters – directly … Continue reading

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Bye bye, Bucko – Jake Buxton leaves Derby County for Wigan

According to himself, Zlatan Ibrahimović arrived at PSG ‘like a king and left a legend’. Jake Fred Buxton, on the other hand, arrived at Derby County with a plastic bag slung over one shoulder and leaves, if not quite a legend, … Continue reading

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Could Derby County field a diamond formation in 2016/7?

Derby’s squad is pretty big at the moment.  Of course that’s good, in some ways – we know that over the season, players get injured, or lose form and it’s always massively important to have a strong bench to turn to. That said, as things … Continue reading

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Nottingham Forest preview with Seat Pitch blog

Well, here we go again… If you’re anything like me, you’ll already be getting a few butterflies about Saturday.  I was thinking about writing some kind of preview, when I received a tweet from Forest blog Seat Pitch, asking if … Continue reading

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