Monthly Archives: October 2010

Watford – Post Match Thoughts

Another Saturday home game, another hammering dished out. Its great to be a Derby fan at the moment and when was the last time you thought that?

Here’s my thoughts on yesterdays stinging of the Hornets (sorry). Read the rest of this entry


Watford – Match Preview

There’s no doubt that Saturday’s opponents Watford have been the surprise package this season, currently riding high in 5th place of the Championship.

In the first of a (possible) occasional new series, here’s a belting low down on the Hornets by Matt Rowson, part of the Blind, Stupid and Desperate Watford gang. Read the rest of this entry

Claude Davis – just gets worse

A reader, Phil, sent us an extract from the Evening Standard about our old pal Claude Davis:

“Claude Davis’s crime sheet is a blot on the Crystal Palace image….. Read the rest of this entry

Post Match Thoughts – Donny Away

Last night I went to watch the Rams batter Donny and I’m still buzzing. For those who didn’t go, make no mistake, the scoreline was a travesty and 4-1 or 5-2 would have been a much fairer reflection. Herewith my thoughts:- Read the rest of this entry

Perfect 10 for the Vics

With no Championship football this weekend, I wandered up the road to see Borrowash Victoria at home to Barrow Town in the East Midlands Counties League. The Vics have been on fire this season coming in to the game top of the league with nine straight victories.

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…and five more

Here’s five already good players who would have been immense in The Rams’ new formation:

1) George Williams – would have been perfect in front of the defence, making tackles and playing it simple. Still had a great career but wouldn’t have had to worry about his lack of goals. Read the rest of this entry

They could have been heroes (or zeros)

Over the past few weeks, my brother and I have spent the odd idle moment thinking of players from a bygone era who would have either excelled in The Rams’ new formation or been completely lost. With the international break with us, it seemed a good time to share a few: Read the rest of this entry