Derby Archive

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…