As Premier League legend Frank Lampard becomes Derby County’s new manager, Ryan Burton looks back on the midfielder’s glittering playing career and picks out Lampard’s defining moments. 1999: West Ham’s highest Premier League finish It can be easy to forget that there was a time before Frank Lampard and Chelsea. After breaking through the West…… Continue reading From Bolton to Barcelona: Frank Lampard’s career-defining moments
Goodbye Gary – Derby are left searching for their seventh managerial appointment in less than five years after Rowett departs for Stoke City. Chris, Richard and Tom discuss whether Rams fans should feel let down, look back on how Rowett’s reign will be remembered, and analyse the leading candidates for the Pride Park hot seat.
We analyse some of the leading candidates for the Pride Park hotseat.
The Rams are halfway to Wembley thanks to a gritty 1-0 first leg play-off win over Fulham – but the hard work has only just begun. Can Derby grind out the away leg in West London to reach the final? Who should start Derby’s biggest 90 minutes of the season? Chris, Richard and Tom salute…… Continue reading SBW 24: Advantage Derby
As Derby County cruise into the play-offs with a 4-1 win over Barnsley, the SBW trio look back on the Rams’ comfortable final day. There’s also ex-Fulham and Derby man Paul Peschisolido on the phone, and a semi-final chat with our podcast friends at Fulhamish to preview this weekend’s clash.
Derby County’s rollercoaster run-in continues, with the Rams now just one point away from finishing in the top six. What changed between Boro and Cardiff? If Derby do make the play-offs, should it be the Bluebirds or Fulham in the semi-finals? We also look back at the Aston Villa draw and Gary Rowett’s new 3-4-2-1…… Continue reading SBW 22: Villa and Cardiff
A disastrous away day in Burton severely damages Derby’s promotion hopes, with the Rams tumbling out of the top six as a result. Chris, Richard and Tom provide the Pirelli inquest and wonder what’s happened to a defence which was so solid before Christmas. Can Derby still make the playoffs? We also assess the run-ins…… Continue reading SBW 21: Burton balls-up