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Tag Archives: Derby County

Preview of This Weekend’s Championship Matches, Gameweek 13

Posted on by Nick Ottman
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After getting 58% of the predictions correct last weekend, I feel I deserve another shot at attempting to predict the outcome of this weekend’s Championship fixtures! All times Eastern. TV/Internet times listed for US readers/viewers. Programming note: For viewers in … Continue reading

The Undervalued Importance of Assistant Managers

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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It’s safe to say that if an average soccer fan were shown a picture of José Mourinho and asked which club he managed, he would know the answer straight away. Same would be said for Carlo Ancelotti, Pep Guardiola, or … Continue reading

Birmingham City Are Tough To Love

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Being unbeaten at home for one of the smaller Premiership sides is something that should always be celebrated but at Birmingham City, things are never that simple. They have now equaled the clubs longest unbeaten home record of 18 games, … Continue reading

Npower Championship Transfer Round Up: Winners And Losers

Posted on by Rob McCluskey

Well now that Sky Sports is calming down a bit from its day of “twist and turns” (sure), the transfer deadline is upon us and teams can no longer make any more permanent signings. The football league sides can still … Continue reading

World Cup Legends #5: Archie Gemmill

Posted on by Paul Bestall

For Scotland fans, there is one goal above all others than stands alone as a probably the best goal they’ve ever scored in a World Cup. In fact, lets be honest, it’s one of the best goals scored by any … Continue reading

The Championship: Halfway There

Posted on by Rob McCluskey

Unless your team was unfortunate enough to be struck by bad weather (particularly Barnsley), you may realise we are now at the halfway point of the Championship season. 23 games gone and all of sudden ambitions become a bit clearer … Continue reading

Legends Of English Football: #2 Steve Bloomer

Posted on by Paul Bestall

The English First Division came into being in 1888 and within 4 years, a young man named Steve Bloomer signed for Derby County from local league side Tutbury Hawthorn. Whilst he may have been highly thought of in the local … Continue reading

Don’t Be Fooled By The Damned United

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Well this may come as some surprise, but a film about a manager that only had one season in the Premiership may not garner the most interest outside of the United Kingdom but Brian Clough is a legend in European … Continue reading

Possible Upsets In the FA Cup?

Posted on by Shakira Graham

The 5th round of the FA Cup gets underway this Saturday and Sunday and the question is will there be any upsets or will it be business as usual? Watford v Chelsea – Vicarage Road Just last week I would … Continue reading

Derby-Nottingham Forest Show FA Cup Magic Still Alive

Posted on by Shakira Graham

The magic of the FA Cup was on display during the replay of the Derby-Nottingham Forest cup tie. This was more then just your average Derby match, the rivalry between these two clubs is fierce and the fact that one … Continue reading

Derby, Burnley Battle But Lose in Carling Cup Semi’s

Posted on by Shakira Graham

It will be an all Premiership final once again in the Carling Cup, Derby and Burnley were beaten in the two leg tie but battled all the way. Derby came into the second leg of the tie with a slim … Continue reading

Manchester United’s Pride Park Night, The Busy Day in Newcastle and Other Various Musings

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

Congrats to Derby County. On a day where Cricket was the headline in England throughout (thanks ECB), Derby County came up with another dozy…technically being 180 minutes away from European competition. However that’s where the hyperbole stops for me. Sir … Continue reading

What’s So Special About The FA Cup

Posted on by Christopher Harris

On Monday, expect several of the talking heads on English football podcasts and radio to whinge and joke about the FA Cup. How the top football clubs don’t treat it seriously anymore. How the FA Cup has lost its glamor. … Continue reading

Derby County Need a Penalty to Survive While Preston Shoot Themselves in Foot

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

Personally, I think the weekend of the FA Cup Third Round is the most exciting weekend of the English Football campaign. The one weekend where all sixty-four teams are equal and the weekend where it doesn’t matter how strong your … Continue reading

Carling Cup Semi-Final Draw Announced

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The draw for the semi-finals of the 2008/2009 Carling Cup have been announced. Current holders Tottenham Hotspur will take on Burnley, while Manchester United faces Derby County. The semi-finals will be a two leg affair. The first leg will be … Continue reading

Two Remain In The Hunt

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Two Championship sides remain in the hunt for the Carling Cup, Derby County thanks to an injury time penalty winner via Nathan Ellington over Stoke and Burnley 3-0 winners over Arsenal. Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are the other two … Continue reading

Carling Cup Quarter-Final Draw

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Three Championship teams remain in the hunt for the Carling Cup and there will be no all Championship ties for the quarter-finals. The fixtures will be played on December 2, and at 2:45 pm eastern time. Here are the opponents … Continue reading