Tag Archives: Derby

Devil’s Advocate – Derby County (H) 22/11/14

Let me preface this blurt of thoughts about the Derby game with these two points: Derby are the best team in the Championship. About this there can be no real argument, given what I’ve seen of all the others so far this season. Given the boos at half time, and what I’ve seen on Twitter, […]

Match Reaction: Derby (H) – 19.10.13

As Saturday’s 3-2 defeat to Derby wound down, I sat thinking to myself how hard it would be to review. Here was a game in which one team played poorly and lost, whilst the other one was better and won. No ‘what could have been’, no big talking points, no dodgy refereeing. An open and […]

Outgoing: John Eustace

To: Derby County (free) Career at Watford: 168 games (160 starts), 16 goals It didn’t quite click that John Eustace had really gone until Watford released their squad numbers for the coming year. Examining the list from top to bottom, grin peaking with every extra flappy continental name, there was something wrong. Of course, it […]

Outgoing: Craig Forsyth

Watford Career: 26 games (19 starts), 5 goals To: Derby County (undisclosed fee)  It’s very easy when looking at all of the players who leave Watford these days, to point to the massive overhaul of expectations and competition at the club. Many of those departing were brought into a skint Watford, one that was virtually […]