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Stoke City v Derby County preview

Like his spiritual father Tony Pulis, Gary Rowett sees himself as a pragmatist.  His reactive brand of football may not be very popular, but Pulis and Rowett argue that it’s necessary to play less-than-scintillating football sometimes to get results.  The … Continue reading

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Derby County BlogCast #4 – October reviewed

The latest BlogCast is, unsurprisingly, the most positive yet, given the exciting way that Derby played in October and the start they’ve made to November.   This month, Chris and I were joined by BBC Radio Derby’s Blake Fallows to … Continue reading

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Frank Lampard’s defensive dilemma

Derby County’s unexpectedly busy summer transfer window has left Frank Lampard with selection decisions to make all over the pitch, so long as everyone is fit.  He is certainly not short of forwards, to the extent that after the 1-1 … Continue reading

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Frank Lampard starts the bounce at Derby County

Six games in and the international break has provided a respite from the frantic Championship season, giving us all the chance to reflect on how Derby County and their rookie manager Frank Lampard have started their 2018/9 campaign. The headline … Continue reading

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The Derby County BlogCast #2 – August reviewed

Last weekend, Chris and I recorded our second podcast, reviewing an encouraging August for the Rams. The odd flub aside – I praised Leeds for a goal they scored “against Leeds”, meaning to say Swansea – we ran through the … Continue reading

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