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What happens next at Pride Park?

At the time of writing, the home howlers against Bristol City and Cardiff have the feeling of a period which defines this as another season of underachievement – the week when Derby fluffed their lines again. The disastrous events of last week have left … Continue reading

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Derby County v Bristol City preview, with the Exiled Robin (and infographic)

Now that the Leicester sideshow is out of the way, it’s down to the real business, which is the play-off challenge.  There’s no place like home and Derby are looking forward to three games on the spin at Pride Park, all against sides … Continue reading

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Derby County 3 Reading 2

This was not a game which Derby won through footballing excellence.  It was a game they won through hard work. We knew exactly what Reading were going to try to do.  Under Jaap Stam, they play the Dutch passing game, … Continue reading

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The good, the bad, the ugly and the East Midlands Derby

Thanks a lot to Trev for keeping these GIFs coming! As the two clubs have been marooned in division two for years now, East Midlands Derbies have become useful as regular milestones, moments to take stock of where we are … Continue reading

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Derby County v Norwich City preview

Expectations brutally mown down under the inflexible Nigel Pearson have started to flower again, the players performing with flair not fear.  Ince has responded with a fusillade of goals, Bent has applied himself the lone striker role – statisticians have been … Continue reading

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