It wasn’t too long ago that a Derby midfield three made up of Hendrick Hughes and Bryson, in his pomp, was widely regarded as one of the best in the division. When Steve McClaren added George Thorne to the mix it seemed like the final piece of the jigsaw.
A few years, a few managers, some awful injuries and some even more awful recruitment later, our midfield is simply a mess and the number one area for refresh over the close season.
In part 2 of this short series, we pick the bones out of the Rams Midfield and what needs done this summer. Read the rest of this entry
Friends, it’s been a while. Nothing sinister outside of being busy with work, having no enthusiasm to write about DCFC and finding it hard to think of anything to say that everyone else wasn’t already saying and thinking.
That said, a Rams brain dump is long overdue so here goes a quick stream of DCFC consciousness. Read the rest of this entry
Behind the window today is DCFC hero midfielder Craig Bryson.
With this week’s news of further injury troubles and the transfer window about to re-open, this season is starting to look like another one of frustration for Bryso. Thus we thought it only right to remind everyone what an absolute legend he is. Read the rest of this entry
This afternoon I went to my first game of this season, attending the 3-1 victory over Notts County at Meadow Lane.
What ended up being a comfortable victory, nicely rounded off a good few weeks for the Rams prior to the players leaving fro Austria on Sunday. Here’s a few thoughts on today’s game followed by a few more general comments around the state of the DCFC nation.
After writing last week about the calm before the storm, I had a very similar feeling of ambivalence before yesterday’s game against Watford. Albeit slightly different in terms of it being the last league home game of the season and also feeling a bit hung over from watching The Rifles at Rock City the night before.
However after a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon I felt compelled to drop down a few lines about our fantastic team and their dismantling of Watford. Read the rest of this entry
A win’s a win’s a win and, by crikey, did the Super Rams need that one yesterday!
Herewith my thoughts on yesterdays ‘save our season’ win over Brizzle City. Read the rest of this entry
So here we go again for another season of thrills and spills as we all, once again, throw our personal happiness and general well-being at the mercy of Derby County F.C.
As all regular readers will know a new season wouldn’t be a new season without a Ramspace Barometer so here’s one I wrote in the Cyprus sunshine last week.