Yesterday morning it was announced that Gary Rowett would replace Steve McClaren as Derby County manager. Though I disagree with McClaren's sacking I'm very happy that Rowett's been appointed, there are three key reasons for this: HE SPENDS WISELY So far in his managerial career Gary Rowett has been in charge of and worked wonders … Continue reading Three reasons why Gary Rowett is the man for the job
Last night, after a poor run of form since the turn of the year, which has seen Derby drop out of play off contention, manager Steve McClaren was sacked for the second time in as many years. McClaren was reappointed by Derby in October just seventeen months after he was sacked in May 2015. He … Continue reading Steve McClaren sacked as Derby line up Gary Rowett
Last night, in what was by far their worst performance of the season, Derby were humiliated as they failed to have a shot on target and were thrashed 3-0 by Brighton. The defeat led to many fans voicing their opinions on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dcfc_steeeve/status/840300901168480257 https://twitter.com/Sheepshufter/status/840317786043908096 https://twitter.com/We_hate_forest/status/840318045600010241 In the last two years Derby have had five different managers: … Continue reading What next for Derby County?
Tonight, in front of the Sky Sports cameras, Derby face Brighton as they look for an end to their woeful record away from home. For Brighton, managed by Chris Hughton, the match is yet another one of huge magnitude in their promotion push. The Seagulls currently sit second in the league, three points from top, six … Continue reading Brighton & Hove Albion vs Derby County – Match Preview
Tom Barkhuizen cancelled out Matej Vydra's goal to snatch a late point for Preston, preventing Derby successive league wins for the first time since January. Derby had the better of the first half and created a couple of good chances through Vydra who first headed over before hitting a left footed strike into the crowd. The visitors … Continue reading Derby County 1-1 Preston North End – Match Review
After getting back to winning ways on Saturday, Derby tonight face Preston North End in search for successive league wins for the first time since January. Preston, managed by Simon Grayson, travel to Pride Park in a brilliant run of form, losing only two of their last ten. They sit ninth, one place and one point ahead of … Continue reading Derby County vs Preston North End – Match Preview
Derby put in a good performance to come from behind and win against Barnsley, ending their seven match winless run. The away side started the better of the two sides and had the first good opportunity. After a period of sustained pressure, Barnsley forward Tom Bradshaw found his strike partner Adam Armstrong who's shot across goal went narrowly … Continue reading Derby County 2-1 Barnsley – Match Review