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Derby County’s 2010/11 Statistical Season #1 – Players Ranked by Pts per Game Earned

I recently read ‘Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game‘ by Michael Lewis.  It’s brilliant. Regardless of whether you know anything about baseball, read it. Essentially, it’s about a small club, the Oakland Athletics, working out how to buy good baseball … Continue reading

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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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Rip It Up and Start Again

OK, so Kris Commons is history, blah blah blah. For all that he’s done exceptionally well this season, I am genuinely not arsed.  In the modern era, it’s dangerous to get overly attached to players, when they aren’t tied to … 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 7/1/10 (pre-Crawley Town)

The January transfer window is a time of uncertainty for fans of most clubs and it remains to be seen how it will pan out for Derby.  The main talking point is stilll the future of our best player, Kris … Continue reading

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