Vital Football

Latest Derby County News

Perkins Joins Academy Set-up

Perkins Joins Academy Set-up

The academy staff has been increased once more with John Perkins the latest to take up a post.

Nigel Clough is happy to have another familiar face onboard, as he worked with Perkins at Forest during his own time their as a player.

"John is a top operator whose knowledge of youth football in the Midlands is unrivalled.

"He brings vast experience and expertise but also a passion for the game and an enthusiasm for finding and developing talented young players.

"It is a fantastic addition to the club."

Clough was talking to the Evening Telegraph.

Perkins was the assistant academy manager of the under 16 - under 18 youth team at Wolves, from whom he joins us, having worked for them since 2000 when he joined Wolves from our rivals Forest.

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!



For the very latest Championship odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online




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

Writer:Gazza
Date:Thursday April 30 2009
Time: 3:14PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Derby County Articles

Officials - Derby v Sheffield Wednesday (21/10/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Derby County and Sheffield Wednesday this Saturday.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (18/10/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for the season of 2017/18.

Safe Standing Gets A Step Closer To The Championship

Shrewsbury Town have now confirmed that they have reached their crowd funding target of £65,000 to create a safe standing section at New Meadow.

Vydra Helps Rams To Forest Win

Derby County were clinical with their chances to retain the Brian Clough trophy with a 2-0 victory over Nottingham Forest at Pride Park. Matej Vydra opened the scoring inside the first minute and The

Archived Vital Derby Articles

Vital Derby articles from

Site Journalists

MikeC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MotM v. Forest
Suggested By: MikeC
Carson2%
Wisdom0%
Keogh0%
Davies0%
Forsyth0%
Huddlestone0%
Ledley7%
Russell21%
Vydra21%
Lawrence21%
Nugent14%
Thorne7%
Martin7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Derby County Results (view all)

Derby County Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment