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The Boys from the Blacklist

One of the constant trends of Nigel Clough’s tenure at Derby has been his penchant for blacklisting members of his squad.

Players who have previously been key or widely accepted as “a good prospect” are, often from nowhere, simply bombed out of the first team picture (or in some cases quite literally sent to Coventry) with maximum prejudice; until┬átime as their contract expires or we can get rid┬áby other means. Read the rest of this entry