Vital Football

Latest Derby County News

Carroll set to stay at Pride Park

Carroll set to stay at Pride Park

Carroll set to stay at Pride Park

Roy Carroll has agreed a three-year deal in principle with the Rams and manager Paul Jewell sees the experienced goalkeeper as a key figure in his rebuilding plans at Pride Park.

He has made two league appearances for the Rams making crucial saves and has organised the defence along with Alan Stubbs, the pair providing great experience.

Carroll left Rangers last month after enduring a frustrating time north of the border and signed a short-term contract with Derby until the end of the season, but the 30-year-old Northern Ireland international has impressed Jewell.

'We've agreed a three-year deal in principle and that's really pleasing for us and for him,' said Jewell.

'It's important to not just have experience in goal but quality and Roy has shown that in his two games.

'He has made crucial saves but he also does the simple things well and gives the players confidence.'

'Roy has got something to prove because the last 18 months have been tough for him,' said Jewell.

'He's 30 and that's a terrific age for a goalkeeper. Just look at David James, he's 37 and the best keeper in the country.'

Writer:Peter Simcox
Date:Saturday February 23 2008
Time: 3:22AM

Comments

0
Was offered a deal at Man U and should have stayed there, He is only an average goalie!
Matt_Us
04/03/2008 01:02:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Derby County Articles

Vital MotM v. Barnsley - Tom Ince and David Nugent

Goalscorers Tom Ince and David Nugent were joint Man of the Match winners as Derby County came from behind to beat Barnsley at Pride Park according to Vital Derby readers.

Lowe Helps England To Win

Max Lowe played the full ninety minutes for England Under 20's as they beat France 1-0 in their second game of the Four Nations Tournament.

Rams Pair Add To Irish Caps

Richard Keogh and Cyrus Christie added to their Republic of Ireland caps as both played their part in the 0-0 draw with Wales on Friday evening.

Vital MotM v. Blackburn Rovers

Chris Baird was voted Man of the Match by Vital Derby readers as The Rams fell to a 1-0 defeat to Blackburn Rovers at end of last month.

Archived Vital Derby Articles

Vital Derby articles from

Site Journalists

MikeC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Is Gar Rowett the right man for the job?
Suggested By: Staff Writer
Yes50%
Time will tell0%
No50%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Derby County Results (view all)

Derby County Fixtures (view all)

Mar 31 2017 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 5:00PM : Huddersfield Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Write for Vital Football