Derby Archive

I've collected some bits and bobs over the years. I will try and keep adding to this section for you.

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PRE CHESTERFIELD

RECOVERING from injury is all about clearing a number of hurdles before you can return to action. I feel like I cleared a big…

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PRE IPSWICH

DARREN Bent is a player of calibre and quality who has proved himself in the Premier League. He has scored goals wherever he has…

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PRE LEEDS

WE will look to extend our excellent 12-match unbeaten record against Leeds United tomorrow. The run included a sequence of 10 straight wins and…

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PRE READING

A FEW of my friends pointed out to me an article in one of the national papers last Sunday saying I was going to…

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PRE BOLTON

WILL Hughes is really warming to his role in the team. He made his 100th appearance in the Capital One Cup victory over Reading…

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PRE FOREST

THE Championship resumes after the two-week international break and what a game we face – Nottingham Forest at the City Ground. A few of…

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PRE IPSWICH

IT’S a real honour for me to be taking part in a discussion evening with Roy McFarland, who is a Derby County legend. The…

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PRE FULHAM

TRAINING with the under-21 squad as part of my rehabilitation from injury has given me a close look at some of the youngsters who…

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PRE SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY

I’VE forgotten what a summer break is! I was lucky enough to get a week away with the family but I deliberately restricted myself…

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PRE HUDDERSFIELD

YOU have to take your hat off to Leicester City on winning promotion to the Premier League given the manner of their defeat in…

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PRE CHARLTON

A WEEK might have past but I make no apologies for offering a few of my own thoughts on our terrific five-goal victory over…

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PRE FOREST

WE all know Will Hughes is an exceptional talent and that was recognised when he was named the Football League’s Young Player of the…

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PRE MILLWALL

HOPEFULLY I will be back on the training pitch next week doing some jogging. Only for 20 minutes or so, may be broken into…

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PRE BURNLEY

BURNLEY would not have been one of the teams tipped for automatic promotion when predictions were made at the start of the season, They…