Tag Archives: Tom Glick

Fear and Loathing in DE24

In 1971, Brian Clough signed Colin Todd for Derby County from Sunderland for a fee of £175,000, whilst the club’s chairman Sam Longson was on holiday, blissfully unaware of what was going on. Just prior to this deal being concluded, … Continue reading

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Sky blog, post Forest (H), posted 24/1/11

The Forest game was a clear marker for where we are at the moment. For all their best efforts, our players simply didn’t look quick, sharp or confident enough to create enough chances against one of the most expensively-assembled squads … Continue reading

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Sky blog (pre Swansea City, 2/10/10)

Here’s the latest instalment of my Sky Fanzone odyssey… Needless to say, I’m a happy man at the moment. Meanwhile, I hear stories of carnage at Sheffield Wednesday and very possibly Sven at Leicester City – and thank the Lord … Continue reading

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From Hooper to Kuqi (less Hulse) – A Striking Downgrade (pre-Crystal Palace, 25/9/10)

… And Chris Wood is loaned to Barnsley, not Derby, as we were promised. What the hell is going on? Looking at it broadly, it’s all part of a consistent process of our targets being downgraded.  We’ve gone from the … Continue reading

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Birthday musings pre-Sheffield United

A few jottings after a proper nice day off work and a long bath whilst reading Englischer Fussball, by Raphael Honigstein – a fine book, which I will try to review once I’ve finished it, time allowing. I’m 31 now, … Continue reading

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