UK time is: 07:55:39
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

robbie is a fool and no wonder hes had so many clubs in his career.
bluemooner_mcfc
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Derby County Articles

Top Of The League (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Stats: Blackpool v Derby County (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Butland In Line To Start? (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Martin Puts Derby Second (Monday October 20 2014)

Stats: Reading v Derby County (Monday October 20 2014)

International Round-Up - Ireland (Friday October 17 2014)

International Round-Up - Scotland (Thursday October 16 2014)

International Round-Up - England (Wednesday October 15 2014)

Buxton And Coutts Play In Friendly (Wednesday October 15 2014)

Bennett Recalled From Loan (Tuesday October 14 2014)

Archived Derby County Articles

List All Vital Derby Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. RichORam92 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Derby County 13 7 5 1 +13 26
2. Watford 13 7 4 2 +11 25
3. Middlesbrough 13 7 2 4 +7 23
4. Wolves 13 6 5 2 +5 23
5. Norwich 13 6 4 3 +10 22
6. Forest 13 5 7 1 +9 22
7. Charlton 14 5 7 2 +1 22

Breaking League News

Team News: Bolton v Brentford
Bolton : 25/10/2014 07:44:00
LUFC On This Day - October 25th
Leeds Utd : 25/10/2014 07:43:00
Thompson Follows Clark Out
Birmingham : 25/10/2014 07:00:00
What The Stats Say: Bournemouth
Birmingham : 25/10/2014 07:00:00
Hughes Predicts Doom and Gloom
Birmingham : 25/10/2014 07:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do The Rams still need to strengthen?
Suggested By:  MikeC
Goalkeeper 6%
Fullback 10%
Central Defender 41%
Midfield 8%
Wide Attacker 6%
Central Striker 23%
Nowhere 6%