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Paul Green

My old Leeds United blogger/mucker Tom Hill asked me for a few thoughts on Paul Green, to mark his free transfer move to the Darkside from the Rams.  Here’s what I wrote…. Neil Warnock believes that in Paul Green, he’s … Continue reading

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Tactical Traumas and the Death of a Season

One of the most notable features of the current barren run is that Nigel Clough has been obliged to alter his starting formation in three of the recent defeats.  In two of them, however, the damage had already been done. … Continue reading

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When 4-4-2 F***ed up: Barnsley 3 Derby County 2

Some days, your luck’s out.  Some days, you don’t get what you deserve.  On other days – and these have been in mercifully short supply this season – you play cretinously badly and get whupped.  For 45 minutes at Oakwell, … Continue reading

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Transfer Window Special – January 2012

Derby County went into this transfer window with their priorities firmly set and consistently stated in the media.  They intended to move out several surplus players, cut the wage bill and consolidate the squad.  Maybe there would be a couple … Continue reading

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4-4-2 v “4-5-1” – the stats for Derby County in 2011/12 so far

An irate Derby fan – let’s call him ‘Mr Angry’ – caught my attention on Twitter recently by castigating ‘clueless’ Nigel Clough for his supposedly negative tactics.  He made the somewhat puzzling claim that had Clough not persisted with “4-5-1”, … Continue reading

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