As another crushingly disappointing season for Derby County comes to a close, we at least have the glimmer of hope that, in Gary Rowett, we may have a manager who understands what the Championship is all about.
With promises of much change in the summer and the football largely irrelevant for the last few weeks, there’s been no shortage of comments in the local press from all levels of DCFC as Directors, Staff and Players try to explain another failure and talk up the future of the club and themselves.
Using our handy Derby County Translate tool, you can read here what these statements really mean. Read the rest of this entry
The first door on our DCFC Advent Calendar belongs to Rams CEO Sam Rush.
To my mind, the day he walked into Derby County was the day we stopped being also-rans and began to believe and compete again. Read the rest of this entry
This week’s glorious re-signing of Jason Shackell and the subsequent bitter attack on the Rams transfer policy by Shaun Dyche has thrown up an interesting debate among some Derby fans.
Whilst the words of the flame haired, gravel voiced, legoman were heavily laced with bitterness, there is no doubt that the Rams are leading their peers in the transfer market to a level not seen since Lionel Pickering first took over the Rams in the early nineties.
With ticket sales, optimism and general positivity around the state of the club off the charts, what’s not to like? Yet there is definitely a certain genre of Derby fan to whom the current spending spree does not sit comfortably. Read the rest of this entry
As the Rams limber up to return to action this weekend, here’s a quick fire comedy post before we all get bogged down in post match analysis and deciding who the team scapegoat is going to be for October (my tip is Whitbread).
Let’s countdown the DCFC top ten! Read the rest of this entry
As 2013 comes to an end, Derby County find themselves sitting in an automatic promotion spot at the exact half way point of the Championship season.
The appointment of Steve McClaren couldn’t feasibly have gone any better and as we enter 2014 and the January Transfer window, the infamous “Derby County ownership group” are facing a whole new scruple to deal with. Read the rest of this entry
Unbelievably its day 16 of “30 days of Ramspace”. Thanks everyone for all the comments and tweets; they’re all appreciated and definitely make the site more interesting. Next weeks articles are already in the can, so don’t worry about any let up from us!
A bit of Friday fun here for you in the form of a series of Rams related polls. Make your vote and log back later to see how the results are building up. Read the rest of this entry
Following on from yesterday, herewith the second part of Boab’s view of DCFC.
This time he’s moving onto the off field management of our club. Read the rest of this entry
We’ve now reached the second international break of the season and the first 10 games of season 2012/13 are done and dusted.
As everyone’s opinions on this season’s vintage of DCFC become more formulated, it seems like a good time to do our second Barometer of the season. Feel free to continue the current trend of adding your own comments to the piece. Read the rest of this entry