Tag Archives: Sam Rush

Regime change – is the Mac the Messiah, or is the ‘improvement’ an illusion?

A chapter in the excellent football analytics book The Numbers Game, by Chris Anderson and David Sally, looks at the effects that replacing the manager does – and doesn’t – have. In Simon Kuper and Dr Stefan Szymanski’s Why England Lose (AKA Soccernomics), we … 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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Guest Post – Report from the Fans Forum with Sam Rush

35 or so minutes of highlights of the recent Fans Forum have been posted on Rams Player, out of a total two-hour programme of questions.  Fortunately, however, our guest blogger was on hand to give his impressions of Sam Rush’s debut … Continue reading

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Post-Burnley, pre-Forest…

Pavement – Rattled by the Rush The attendance for the home win against Charlton Athletic was 20,063 – Derby County’s lowest home league gate since March 2004, when 19,861 endured a 0-0 draw with Crewe Alexandra in the old Football League … Continue reading

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