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The Tale Of Two Sides

The Tale Of Two Sides

Derby kicked off pre-season with a 1-0 win at Burton Albion on Saturday, but it was a tale of two side as each half saw a completely different XI apart from two players.

Chris Porter, who made sure with an effort from trialist Patrick Kisnorbo looking like it was going in anyway, scored the only goal of the game in the first half in a match that saw the Rams field 24 players in total! Kisnorbo and fellow trialist Mark Fotheringham were the only players to feature in the full 90 minutes.

Lee Croft and Dean Moxey played their first matches for Derby from the start, but both came off at half time, with Giles Barnes also starting after his return from an injury-ravaged loan with Fulham. Dean Leacock made his return from injury to start.

Trialist Saul Deeney took over in goal for the second half and another new signing Jake Buxton also featured. Jay McEveley, Steven Davies and Paul Green made returns from long-term injuries and Liam Dickinson, who seems set for a move to Brighton, had a second half run-out.

Rams line-ups:

1st half team
Stephen Bywater
Paul Connolly
Patrick Kisnorbo
Dean Leacock
Lewin Nyatanga
Lee Croft
Robbie Savage
Mark Fotheringham
Dean Moxey
Chris Porter
Giles Barnes

Subs:
Mendy
Ben Pringle

2nd half team
Saul Deeney
Jason Beardsley
Patrick Kisnorbo
Jake Buxton
Jay McEveley
Steven Davies
Paul Green
Mark Fotheringham
Gary Teale
Liam Dickinson
Luke Varney

Subs:
Miles Addison
Stephen Pearson

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Writer:Gazza
Date:Sunday July 12 2009
Time: 9:50AM

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