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SL Benfica 4 Derby County 0 – Plenty to ponder for Pearson

Arranging articles into fun, bite-sized, ‘five reasons why…’ chunks is all the rage these days, so here you go – a bumper crop of NINE bullet points, after the first friendly game of the Nigel Pearson era ended in comprehensive defeat at … 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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A few thoughts on the Derby County Podcast pre-season special

I was really pleased that Joel Clyne asked me to take part in a season preview Derby County Podcast, alongside Chris Smith (Ramspace) and Jonathan Rodgers (@popsider). The discussion was good, but as is always the way with these things, … Continue reading

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Roundheads v Cavaliers – the debate over which way Derby County should turn in their manager search

If Twitter is anything to go by, the majority of Derby fans – 58 per cent of 753 I polled – see Nigel Pearson as the most appointable of the four men reported last weekend by the Mirror to be … Continue reading

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Who is the right manager for Derby County, part three – the further field

Mark Warburton (6/1) – With Brendan Rodgers – never a realistic candidate for the Derby job – confirmed at Celtic, Warburton’s odds have shortened and the more I think about it, the more I see him as a good candidate. … Continue reading

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