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What is Going on with Derby County?

October 1, 2021

News broke recently that Derby County FC, an original member of the Football League in 1888 and now famously managed by Wayne Rooney, entered administration and actually might go out of business. What does all that mean? We'll try to explain it. What Does "Administration" Mean in England? Administration in England is basically the same…

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The East Midlands Derby, Nottingham Forest vs Derby County

February 24, 2021

As with many English football derbies, proximity is the main reason for the dislike between Derby County and Nottingham Forest, who share the East Midlands Derby. (Above photo from BrianClough.com) But these two clubs, whose stadiums are less than 20 miles apart, also share two unique features among soccer derbies in England: each club’s greatest-ever…

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