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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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The complete performance? Will Hughes v Leeds United, December 8 2012

By the time Leeds came to town last December, the 17 year-old Will Hughes had already established himself in our first team.  After initially using Hughes as a nominal left midfielder with license to drift infield – more to shoehorn … Continue reading

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Peterborough United preview, with Standing On The Glebe blog

John Verrall, editor of the Standing on the Glebe blog, was kind enough to answer a few questions about one of the most entertaining and unpredictable clubs in the Championship – Peterborough United – ahead of what I think will … Continue reading

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Derby County 2 Leicester City 1, as it happened

This victory goes down as quite a scalp and has to be regarded as a real achievement, given that the Rams had been struggling so badly and especially given the relative differences in squad depth and player investment between the … Continue reading

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