Championship league ladder: Derby County up, Millwall down

The Seventy Two’s Championship league ladder continues with the thoughts of Adam Bate.

In brief, the idea will be that the table begins in the order that the Championship finished at the end of the 2010/11 season and a series of bloggers and journalists will each re-position one team further up and one team further down based on their thoughts over the summer. By the end, we will have

Championship league ladder: Nottingham Forest up, Derby down

The Seventy Two’s Championship league ladder continues with the thoughts of James McDaid.

In brief, the idea will be that the table begins in the order that the Championship finished at the end of the 2010/11 season and a series of bloggers and journalists will each re-position one team further up and one team further down based on their thoughts over the summer. By the end, we will have

A Nottingham Forest exit from a Derby County perspective

He’s been shown the door at Nottingham Forest, but just what is it about Billy Davies that infuriates those around him? Derby County supporter Joel Clyne explains…


When Billy Davies was appointed manager of Nottingham Forest back in January 2009, a chuckle or two was shared between Derby fans. Welcome to the Billy Davies show.

There can be no question of the Scot’s calibre as a manager. In the full …

The Football League and world fame: Juventus

In the first of what will hopefully become a sporadic series of sorts, Adam Digby takes a look at former Juventus greats (and not-so-greats) who have also done their time in the Football League on these shores. You can find more of Adam’s great writing, primarily about his beloved Juve, on his blog Il Tifosi.


Upon their formation in 1897, Italian giants Juventus chose pink shirts with black trim …

Five Stars: Derby County’s best players in the 21st century

After a successful Premier League spell under Jim Smith in the 1990s, Derby County’s supporters have had less to shout about since the turn of the century. Perhaps it says something about the club’s current squad that, of the five stars Joel Clyne picks out as the best since 2000, none remain at Pride Park today.


Seth Johnson

Yet another product from Dario Gradi’s youth system at Crewe, Seth Art …

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