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4th – Mels Worst Eleven – Part 1

From the final whistle of the 2014 play off final up to to the appointment of Frank Lampard, the recruitment at Derby County has been widely criticised and could be described as “generally woeful”. Our work in January is normally particularly season shattering.

With only a month to the re-opening of this years window. We thought we’d review the ghosts of windows past. Thus here’s part 1 of Mel’s ‘worst’ 11 –  with subs and a manager and a youth team! Read the rest of this entry

Departure Lounge – Raul Albentosa

Following on from the last post on Ryan Shotton, herewith our Departure Lounge for Raul Albentosa.

For the sharper eyed of you, you will recognise the majority of this from a post I did on him at Christmas for the advent calendar, which was pretty much a departure lounge piece even 6 months ago. Read the rest of this entry

5th – Raul Albentosa

Today behind the window is the Rams Spanish centre half, Raul Albentosa, currently on a season loan with Malaga.

Although by no means a major protagonist in last season’s inexplicable collapse, his transfer and subsequent failure at Derby has become notoriously synonymous with that dreadful period. Read the rest of this entry