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
In the first of a couple of guest posts that are forthcoming, today my brother (AKA SSpaceram) joins the long queue of people waiting to enthuse about the success of the DCFC Academy and pays homage to the amazing work done by Darren Wassall.
Oh wait a minute…… Read the rest of this entry
There is no doubt that one of the biggest success stories at Derby County over recent years has been the tremendous success of our superb Academy.
With the bar raised yet again this season with a focused recruitment drive into our U-21 team, here’s a couple of pictures you might like. Read the rest of this entry