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Wayne Rooney reveals breakfast chat helped feed Derby’s desire to stay up

Posted Saturday, May 08, 2021 by PA13 hits

Wayne Rooney revealed how a conversation over breakfast helped inspire Derby to a 3-3 draw with Sheffield Wednesday which secured County’s status in the Sky Bet Championship.Patrick Roberts, the subject of the chat on Saturday morning, scored his first goal since his January loan move from Manchester City as Derby twice fought back to avoid relegation and send Wednesday down.The first half...Full Story »

Derby survive as Sheffield Wednesday relegated after dramatic final-day showdown

Posted Saturday, May 08, 2021 by PA13 hits

Martyn Waghorn held his nerve to score the penalty which saved Derby from relegation and sent Sheffield Wednesday down to Sky Bet League One as a pulsating game at Pride Park ended 3-3.Waghorn also headed an equaliser after Sam Hutchinson put Wednesday ahead in first-half stoppage time before Patrick Roberts gave Derby the lead.Callum Paterson levelled and Julian Borner restored Wednesday’...Full Story »

Rooney's managerial career on the line as Derby face make-or-break game

Posted Saturday, May 08, 2021 by ESPN34 hits

Wayne Rooney knows his team will be relegated if they lose to Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday. Nick Potts/PA Images via Getty Images Wayne Rooney knows all about the high stakes and nail-biting tension that accompany the final day of the season, but nothing he ever experienced with Manchester United will come close to matching the pressure he will feel as Derby County manager. Quite simply, if ...Full Story »

Derby and Sheffield Wednesday have injury doubts for relegation decider

Posted Friday, May 07, 2021 by PA17 hits

Derby still have injury concerns as they will pick from the same squad for their relegation decider against Sheffield Wednesday.Defender Andre Wisdom (groin) and on-loan Everton midfielder Beni Baningime (hamstring) have been struggling with injuries, while one unnamed player will have a fitness test.Teden Mengi has returned to Manchester United after a hamstring injury ended his season prematur...Full Story »

Wayne Rooney wants his Derby players to stop the slide and beat the drop

Posted Sunday, May 02, 2021 by PA12 hits

Derby boss Wayne Rooney has called on his players to rise to the task of avoiding relegation on the final day after their 2-1 defeat at Swansea.England’s record goalscorer watched his side fall to their sixth straight loss, meaning their fight to stay in the Sky Bet Championship is now out of their hands.The Rams must beat Sheffield Wednesday next weekend and hope Rotherham lose one of the...Full Story »

Wayne Rooney and Derby face a final day fight for Championship survival

Posted Sunday, May 02, 2021 by PA5 hits

Derby’s fight for Sky Bet Championship safety will go to the final day of the season after Swansea came from behind to inflict a 2-1 defeat on Wayne Rooney’s side.The Rams were on course to beat the drop after Tom Lawrence’s header at the start of the second half gave them the advantage in Wales.But a quickfire comeback sparked by Derby academy product Morgan Whittaker and comp...Full Story »

West Brom likely to have an unchanged squad for derby clash with Wolves

Posted Friday, April 30, 2021 by PA21 hits

West Brom are likely to have an unchanged squad for their Black Country derby with Wolves on Monday.Branislav Ivanovic is out with a hamstring injury and will not return for the Baggies before the end of the season.Robert Snodgrass is closing in on a return after an epidural to solve some long-standing niggles. The Baggies are on the brink of relegation and are nine points from safety with five ...Full Story »

Andre Ayew unlikely to line up for Swansea against Derby

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2021 by PA19 hits

Swansea are unlikely to risk top scorer Andre Ayew at home to relegation-threatened Derby.Ayew, who has scored 16 goals in helping Swansea reach the Sky Bet Championship play-offs for a second successive season, impressed off the bench at Reading on Sunday after a hamstring niggle.But Swansea head coach Steve Cooper says Ayew has had a “little setback” and the Ghana striker will prob...Full Story »

Lee Bowyer celebrates survival achievement as Birmingham leave Derby in trouble

Posted Sunday, April 25, 2021 by PA13 hits

Birmingham head coach Lee Bowyer hailed his team’s survival with two games left as “some achievement” after a 2-1 win left opponents Derby in relegation trouble.Bowyer has transformed Birmingham, who secured Championship safety with a second-half Lukas Jutkiewicz double.He said: “With two games to go, it’s some achievement. We had 10 (to play) when I came in and we&...Full Story »

Birmingham safe but defeat leaves Derby in danger

Posted Sunday, April 25, 2021 by PA13 hits

A double from Lukas Jutkiewicz inspired Birmingham to a 2-1 win and Championship safety to leave Derby deep in relegation trouble.Derby had taken a first-half lead through Colin Kazim-Richards but Birmingham hit back with Jutkiewicz twice heading past Kelle Roos.The victory means Birmingham cannot be overtaken but Derby are still in danger after a fifth successive defeat.Although they are four p...Full Story »

Andre Wisdom set to miss Derby’s clash with Birmingham due to groin injury

Posted Friday, April 23, 2021 by PA21 hits

Andre Wisdom is almost certainly out of Derby’s crunch match against fellow Sky Bet Championship strugglers Birmingham this weekend because of a groin injury he suffered in midweek.The defender limped off before half-time in the 3-0 defeat at Preston on Tuesday, which kept the Rams just four points above the relegation zone – although they have played two more matches than 22nd-place...Full Story »

‘We have to pick ourselves up’ says Wayne Rooney after Derby’s defeat at Preston

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA25 hits

Wayne Rooney admitted Derby face an uphill battle to avoid relegation from the Sky Bet Championship after his side suffered a fourth successive defeat, 3-0 at Preston.Ben Whiteman headed the Lilywhites into the lead in the 18th minute before Ched Evans doubled their lead by pouncing on a loose ball to convert from close range with 17 minutes left to play.Ryan Ledson wrapped up the three points f...Full Story »

Derby deep in relegation trouble after defeat at Preston

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA7 hits

Derby’s chances of Championship survival were dealt another blow after they suffered a fourth straight loss with a 3-0 defeat away at Preston.Wayne Rooney’s side are just four points above the bottom three, with relegation rivals Rotherham having three games in hand on the Rams, after goals from Ben Whiteman, Ched Evans and Ryan Ledson edged Preston up to 14th.Neither side created mu...Full Story »

Liam Lindsay in line to return to Preston’s defence against Derby

Posted Monday, April 19, 2021 by PA20 hits

Liam Lindsay is in contention to return to Preston’s backline for the Sky Bet Championship visit of Derby.The Scot was unavailable for the weekend draw at parent club Stoke because of the terms of his loan but he seems set to return to the heart of North End’s defence against the Rams.Daniel Johnson is once again doubtful with a knock that has sidelined him for the last three matches...Full Story »

Wayne Rooney rages at ‘unacceptable’ refereeing in Derby defeat to Blackburn

Posted Saturday, April 17, 2021 by PA18 hits

Derby manager Wayne Rooney slammed “unacceptable” refereeing after a damaging 2-1 defeat at Blackburn.Tom Lawrence’s second goal of the season gave Derby a lead they looked set to build on until Sam Gallagher’s free header levelled before the break.Harvey Elliott then marked his 50th senior appearance by firing the winner midway through the second half to deal a potential...Full Story »

Derby concerns deepen as Harvey Elliott fires Blackburn to victory

Posted Saturday, April 17, 2021 by PA18 hits

Derby’s relegation worries deepened after Harvey Elliott’s strike condemned them to a damaging 2-1 defeat at Blackburn.Wayne Rooney’s side went ahead against the only team in worse form in the last six games when former Rovers loanee Tom Lawrence headed in from close range.They looked comfortable for spells afterwards but gave away two soft goals that turned the game in Blackbu...Full Story »

Blackburn defender Daniel Ayala sidelined for Derby match and rest of the season

Posted Thursday, April 15, 2021 by PA27 hits

Blackburn are facing up to the prospect of being without Daniel Ayala for the remainder of the season ahead of the visit of Derby in the Sky Bet Championship on Friday night.The former Middlesbrough defender has returned to light training as he recovers from a groin problem that has sidelined him since December, but is yet to join in sessions with his team-mates.With just five fixtures left in t...Full Story »

Harrogate hope to have striker Mark Beck back for Yorkshire derby with Bradford

Posted Thursday, April 15, 2021 by PA18 hits

Harrogate are confident Mark Beck can shake off a knock to feature in the Yorkshire derby against Bradford.The striker was absent for the midweek draw with Leyton Orient due to an injury, giving a start fit-again veteran Jon Stead.Forward Aaron Martin is set to miss the rest of the season with an ankle issue sustained in training, joining midfielder Simon Power and striker Josh March on the side...Full Story »

Daniel Farke warns Norwich are “not over the line” yet after win at Derby

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2021 by PA15 hits

Norwich manager Daniel Farke has urged his players to “stay focused” as they close in on a return to the Premier League.The 1-0 victory at Derby means they need two points to seal promotion after one season out of the top flight.Norwich dominated the first half and should have made more of their control but still looked comfortable after Kieran Dowell’s free-kick put them ahead...Full Story »

Kieran Dowell fires Norwich closer to promotion after battling win at Derby

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2021 by PA11 hits

Norwich took another step closer to promotion when a Kieran Dowell free-kick secured a 1-0 win at Derby who are still looking over their shoulders.The Championship leaders were dominant in the first half but had some anxious moments in the second as Derby fought back strongly and came close to snatching a point.Goalkeeper Tim Krul made two good saves in the space of a minute but almost gifted De...Full Story »

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