SBW 47: Villa chaos

Derby’s worst first half performance in years sees an embarrassing 4-0 capitulation at Aston Villa. Richard, Tom and Chris attempt to dissect an abysmal showing and analyse where the Rams’ natural position is in the Championship. There’s also debate on Frank Lampard’s ‘negativity’ comments – is it ever justified to boo your own team?

SBW Monthly: Forgettable February could derail play-off push

When February rolls around, the shudders from Derby fans can be picked up on the Richter scale. 
The Rams undoing several times in recent seasons, the dreaded second month has once again left us wobbling. Derby may be seventh, but the familiar February fear has crept back in. For neutrals, to hold such emotions when…… Continue reading SBW Monthly: Forgettable February could derail play-off push

SBW Monthly: Playoff credentials tested as Cup magic continues

By Chris Parsons January is a testing month. You’re cold, skint and guilt-tripped into cutting out the booze – and that’s before any football. The first month of the year hasn’t always been kind to Derby either. Three years ago a winless January cost Paul Clement his job, and in transfer windows since there have…… Continue reading SBW Monthly: Playoff credentials tested as Cup magic continues

‘He’ll coaching whether he’s playing or not’: MLS expert on the experience Ashley Cole brings to Derby

By Ryan Burton Ashley Cole ‘won over every single fan’ at LA Galaxy during his three seasons in America, according to an MLS expert. Cole, who signed for the Rams until the end of the season, has spent the last three seasons in the States – making 86 appearances during a fruitful spell across the…… Continue reading ‘He’ll coaching whether he’s playing or not’: MLS expert on the experience Ashley Cole brings to Derby