Category Archives: General Rams Comment

17th – Derby County v Notts Forest Preview

Todays the day everyone. Hold onto your hats, get a couple of pre match looseners down you and let’s get into the first Derby Forest clash of the season.

For the last few years Forest have been absolute cannon fodder and have hardly laid a glove on us at Pride Park. Tonight looks like it might be a more competitive match up, but let’s not let that stop us throwing a few cheap shots to get everyone in the mood. Read the rest of this entry

16th – Derby County Season so far in Numbers

When I was planning this campaign of articles, I always had in my mind that I wanted to have “Derby County Stats” behind one of the windows, fully aware that some people absolutely love this stuff and some people don’t.

I do enjoy a good stats feast every now and again myself but would not know where to start in terms of producing an article. Thus who better to step up to the plate but my good friend and fellow DCFC Blogcaster Ollie Wright from The Derby County Blog. Take it away Ollie!  Read the rest of this entry

15th – The Derby County Brexit Debate

Just when you thought you were in a safe space, we have decided to tackle the biggest issue of the day once and for all. Brexit.

If, like most sane people, you have no idea who or what to believe about Brexit, we’ve made it plain and simple for fans of Derby County. Read on and see where your heart really lies in this historical debate/car crash. Read the rest of this entry

14th – The Hipster Coach

Today it’s time to meet another guy you probably already know. You see him on TV, you see his quotes on twitter and you probably can find his inspirational videos on YouTube.

It’s a guy I’m growing to dislike more and more every weekend. It’s the Hipster Coach! Read the rest of this entry

11th – Stephen Pearce

Behind todays window we have Derby County CEO, Stephen Pearce.

Who? I hear you cry. You know the guy who used to sit on the fans forums with Rowett and Mel. No not John Vickers, the other one, didn’t say much. Yes him. Read the rest of this entry

10th – The Derby County Mel Morris Era Playlist

Its Monday morning and exactly one week until Forest. So here’s a nice easy user friendly post for you to ease into the week and read whilst using the bathroom, waiting for public transport or queueing at the McDonalds drive through.

Its the Derby County Mel Morris era summed up using the medium of The Playlist. Read the rest of this entry

Something Comes From Nothing

From day one, Frank Lampard had made no secret of his desire to provide opportunity for academy players in the Derby first team and has certainly walked the talk providing game time, contracts and high praise to Max Lowe, Jayden Bogle, Mason Bennett and Luke Thomas.

What does not seem to have received so much attention is the brutal axing of many of the aforementioned players peers, many of whom were well established members of the Derby U23 team. Read the rest of this entry

Madness, Madness, They call it Madness

Not more than a month ago, the Rams were 45 minutes from a date at Wembley and another golden shot at the Premier League.

Fast forward 4 weeks and the Championship looks like a 6 season Football manager save, with crazy stuff happening all over the place and DCFC, as you would expect, being right in the eye of this bonkers storm. Read the rest of this entry

Gary Rowett Summer To Do List

Following Monday nights defeat to Fulham the focus has swiftly moved to what’s next for The Rams and specifically this summers transfer activity.

Whilst no-one can doubt that Fulham deserved to win the tie over the two legs, it’s also a fair observation that Gary Rowett actually won the tactical battle, but simply didn’t have the quality of player or legs in the final third to execute his plan.

Thus, once again, The Rams enter a summer trying to work out how we turn a decent season into an ultimately successful one. Against a backdrop of stated austerity from Mel, Rowett’s “to do” list is lengthy. Here’s what on it. Read the rest of this entry

Step Up The Morphine

The EFL scheduled season proper has come to a close and Derby have achieved their minimum stated objective of the play offs whilst significantly reducing their net transfer spend.

With a previously all conquering, but now somewhat out of sorts Fulham side due to visit Pride Park on Friday, it’s definitely all to play for in the final sprint. Read the rest of this entry