Tag Archives: Nigel Clough

Clough looks back in anger as Mac builds on firm foundations

“One day, the axe just fell…” – Bob Dylan After an unspectacular start to his fifth full season in charge at Derby County, Nigel Clough returned to the City Ground, to face Billy Davies – no love lost there – … Continue reading

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Initial thoughts on the appointment of Steve McClaren

If you’re in mid-table, if no one else can help and if you can find them, maybe you can hire… Firstly, can I implore Derby County not to change manager again for another five years, because Mrs DCB has told … Continue reading

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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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200 ‘up’ for Nigel Clough in the Championship

The deeply disappointing defeat at Blackburn Rovers was Nigel Clough’s 200th league game at Derby County. His Championship record to date looks like this: – P 200 W 67 D 47 L 86 F 247 A 280 GD -33 Pts … Continue reading

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Five years on, how far have we come? (Part 1 of 2)

“Derby under Nigel Clough: 18th, 14th, 19th, 12th.  Currently 13th #specialone” – Mark Douglas, chief sports writer at The Journal It was an off-hand tweet from a North East-based journalist who admitted, when I challenged him on it, that he … Continue reading

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