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Derby’s Day: Derby County 2 Nottingham Forest 0

It panned out as expected, in some ways.  Forest had more of the ball and tried to pull us apart through quick passing and clever movement.  Derby had to endure spells where they couldn’t break up the opponents’ flow and … Continue reading

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Gary Rowett’s search for a new Derby Way continues

We’re often told that when it comes to possession, it’s not how much you have, but what you do with it.  My take is that average possession percentage over a season acts as a good gauge for a team’s overall … Continue reading

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FC Kaiserslautern 0 Derby County 2

I enjoyed this.  This was good. Gary Rowett had been at pains to stress that we shouldn’t read too much into his team selection for this game and that shirts were still up for grabs, but in reality, on this showing, … Continue reading

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Doncaster Rovers 1 Derby County 1

The trouble with the new RamsTV service is that, having endured a few weeks with no Rams, I’m now so over-excited by the Return of Football and this new and rather slick service that I feel compelled to review every pre-season of … Continue reading

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Macclesfield Town 0 Derby County 2, plus! Tom Huddlestone signs

Derby’s preparations for another gruelling Championship campaign continued, with two separate XIs fulfilling an unremarkable friendly at Macclesfield Town of the National League.  Macclesfield is a pleasant town to visit, with plenty of decent pubs on offer and easily accessible from Manchester (which may … Continue reading

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