Tag Archives: John Brayford

The Rehabilitation of Derby County

Since the end of 2012/3, the positive way in which this summer has developed has marked another stage in the gradual rehabilitation of Derby County.  What was for years  a club doing little more than just about get by, is … Continue reading

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A To-Do List for Derby County this January

What the owners have in mind for us in January remains to be seen, but expectations of transfer activity have been dampened publicly.  So, assuming that no fresh funds are going to be made available unless we raise them first, here are … Continue reading

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Now that the dust has settled…

The overriding emotion was different, this time.  Whereas last year’s ‘ten-men’ win at the City Ground felt miraculous, this one was professional and gritty.  Where the 3-2 FA Cup win in February 2009 was dramatic, this game was unglamorous – trench warfare … Continue reading

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Nottingham Forest 0 Derby County 1 – As it happened

Forest starting XI (4-1-3-2): Camp; Halford, Collins, Ayala, Harding; Gillett; Cohen, McGugan, Reid; Blackstock, Cox Derby starting XI (4-4-2): Fielding; Brayford, Keogh, Buxton, Roberts; Coutts, Bryson, Hendrick, Hughes; Ward, Sammon 2 mins – Keogh puts in the first sliding tackle, … Continue reading

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Reasons to be cheerful… Grounds for optimism at Derby County ahead of the 2012/3 season

Brayford’s back We missed John badly last season, after he suffered with injuries for the first time during his spell at the club.  He was in and out of the team with a thigh problem, coming back too early at … Continue reading

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