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Nottingham Forest v Derby County preview

“Is this a good time?” Gary Rowett called it “bollocks”, Frank Lampard dismissed it with less industrial language, but it’s February and yet again the Rams’ form has  deserted them.  Fatalists and those who read runes or tarot cards probably … Continue reading

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Derby County’s season assessed (part 2 of 2)

(ICYMI, here is part one of this post) In recent games, Derby have created barely anything inside the box, as the shot count since the defeat at Sheffield United demonstrates:- Shots taken from inside penalty area (For-against) Sheffield United (A) 2-10 Norwich … Continue reading

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Wilson’s Worldies help to ease the ‘transition’: Derby County’s season assessed (part 1 of 2)

If folklore is anything to go by, right now is about the time when Derby County start to bottle it.  So I thought I’d have a look at where we’re up to with the dreaded February ahead…  This is the … 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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Burton Albion recap, plus Middlesbrough preview

Not so long ago – although it doesn’t feel that way – Derby County were second in the league and the fans were singing “We’ve got (boom boom) Gary Rowett” to the tune of “Glad All Over”.  Simpler, happier times. … Continue reading

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