Derby County’s first season under Frank Lampard didn’t end how we’d hoped, but still produced magical memories. The Rams’ new boss had to dip into his squad and would use 29 players in all competitions in 18/19. Here, Ryan Burton ranks every Derby first teamer* based on their performances over the season. Mason Mount -…… Continue reading Season Review: Derby’s 18/19 squad ranked from best to worst
The promotion dream is over for Derby County as Frank Lampard’s men fall at the last hurdle in the Championship Play-off Final. Was Wembley a bad end to an otherwise positive season? Chris, Richard and Tom look back on the 18/19 campaign – the highs, lows, players and goals of the season, and salute Frank…… Continue reading SBW 56: Season Review
Wembley here we come! Frank Lampard’s play-off heroes secure an improbable two leg win after an astonishing 4-2 second leg victory at Elland Road. Was the Leeds triumph the best moment of our Derby supporting lives? Chris, Richard and Tom relive every kick of a memorable night and hail the colossal team performance which got…… Continue reading SBW 55: Wembley beckons!
Chris, Richard and Tom pick the bones out of a disappointing display in the play-off semi-final first leg, which leaves the Rams with a mountain to climb if they’re to reach Wembley. There’s discussion of Lampard’s selection, *that* penalty decision, the headbutt, and more. Can Derby County rewrite history and still make the Championship play-off…… Continue reading SBW 54: Leeds play-off reaction
As Frank Lampard secures a Championship play-off spot for Derby County in his first season as a manager, Tom and Richard look back on the superb win over West Brom which extended the Rams’ season. Then there’s the small matter of Leeds United. Can Derby better a team who battered them twice this season? We…… Continue reading SBW 53: Play-off bound
The run-in does funny things to football teams. Just weeks ago, Derby’s season seemed destined to end at 46 games. But in a month where other teams felt the pressure, the Rams found themselves back in pole position for another crack at the play-off gauntlet. And in a month that has seen us rediscover our…… Continue reading SBW Monthly: Rejuvenated Rams roll on as rivals stumble
An egg-straordinary Easter weekend sees Derby climb back into the tops six with a last gasp win over QPR, as Bristol City and Middlesbrough stumble. We analyse how important those four Easter points could be, and preview the massive away encounter with Bristol City which could decide the Rams’ season.