UK time is: 13:03:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Savage: We Played With Belief

Does it get any better than coming from two goals down to beat your fiercest rivals 3-2 in the FA Cup? I don't think it does! Robbie Savage puts Wednesday's win over Forest down to new found confidence gained from new boss Nigel Clough.

'It shows under Nigel we have our spirit back and we played with belief. It was a bad start - we didn't get going and they came out of the traps better than us.

'But when we went 2-0 down we started passing the ball and creating chances and over the two games we thoroughly deserved the victory.

'At 2-0 down under the previous manager I think we would have capitulated.

'But this manager just brings something you can't put your finger on - he's like Martin O'Neill, he's a very positive man and it breeds into the players.

'He's got a good staff with him, it's a good team. They make us play - even at 2-0 down and it's great to play in.

'We showed a bit of spunk. The fans have seen a performance from us that will give them hope.'

Savage was talking to BBC Radio Derby.

The transformation with the 34-year-old as much as anything else has been amazing. The former Welsh International was totally written off by former boss Paul Jewell, along with many others, but Savage has come back into the side under Clough and is showing what an asset he could be to the club, proving a lot of people wrong.

I can't let this moment pass without giving a special mention of thanks to some of our friends from Vital Forest who have done nothing but come into the forum on here and gloat, boast and write us off (I know it might not be very active but that's the way it goes), who, as I said could very well end up being the case, is laughing now!

Get active! Have your say on this articles content below!

Free to play Fantasy Football Championship game: Click here for details. 5,000 in cash to be won!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Gazza Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday February 6 2009

Time: 3:14PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
robbie is a fool and no wonder hes had so many clubs in his career.
bluemooner_mcfc
Report Abuse
17/03/2009 21:27:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Derby County Articles

Rams Fall Miserably Short (Saturday May 2 2015)

Stats: Derby County v Reading (Saturday May 2 2015)

Derby v Reading - Team Line-Ups (Saturday May 2 2015)

McClaren - Only The Win Counts (Friday May 1 2015)

Defensive Solidity Needed (Friday May 1 2015)

Derby v Reading - Team News (Friday May 1 2015)

Keogh Wants Fans Backing (Friday May 1 2015)

Hendrick: Cut Out Mistakes (Thursday April 30 2015)

Archived Derby County Articles

List All Vital Derby Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Brentford 46 23 9 14 19 78
6. Ipswich 46 22 12 12 18 78
7. Wolves 46 22 12 12 14 78
8. Derby County 46 21 14 11 29 77
9. Blackburn 46 17 16 13 7 67
10. Birmingham 46 16 15 15 -10 63
11. Cardiff 46 16 14 16 -4 62

Breaking League News

Brentford 3-0 Wigan - Champ
Brentford : 04/05/2015 11:08:01
LUFC SkyBet Championship Round-Up - Final Weekend
Leeds Utd : 04/05/2015 11:05:00
Middlesbrough 0 Brighton 0 - Report
Brighton : 04/05/2015 11:03:00
Blackburn 3-2 Ipswich - Champ
Blackburn : 04/05/2015 10:48:00
Player Ratings - Derby (A)
Reading : 04/05/2015 10:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Derby v Reading
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Derby win 60%
Reading win 20%
Draw 20%