UK time is: 01:04:46
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

The last time the Rams played the Pilgrims at home

The last time the Rams played the Pilgrims at home

The last time the Rams played the Pilgrims at home was on October 18th last season when Paul Jewell`s side recovered from conceding an early goal to win 2-1 at Pride Park Stadium.

They fell behind to a Paul Gallagher goal but grabbed an equaliser through Rob Hulse in stoppage time at the end of the first half after a flat opening 45 minutes.

And then an own goal from Plymouth skipper Karl Duguid put Jewell's side ahead after Paul Green's shot had been brilliantly tipped onto a post by Romain Larrieu.

Derby had to survive a late rally from the visitors before claiming the three points to climb to ninth in the table, one point outside the top six.

Plymouth was out of the blocks the quickest and went ahead on eight minutes thanks to a cracking goal from Gallagher. Controlling the ball on his chest, he struck an unstoppable volley from the right side of the area up and over Rams keeper Stephen Bywater.

Derby suffered another blow when Stephen Davies had to go off with a suspected fractured cheekbone after a bang in the side of the face. Kris Commons, fit again after missing five matches, came on.

There was little rhythm to the Rams play, but just as they were set to go in one down at the break, they levelled through Hulse. Commons, having switched to the right, weaved past a couple of defenders and pulled the ball back for Hulse who, with his back to goal, turned and swept his finish low and wide of Larrieu.

The goal lifted the Rams and their supporters and they came out after the break a different side and hit the front on 52 minutes. A corner from Commons was only half cleared to Green on the edge of the box and his drive was turned onto the inside of a post by Larrieu, but as Duiguid tried to complete the clearance he could only knock the ball into his own net.

To the fans dismay the Rams became nervy and dropped deeper as Plymouth began to dominate late and they went close to sharing the spoils. Second half substitute Nicolas Marin lifted his shot over when he should have hit the target and Rory Fallon headed just wide as the Rams fans waited for the final whistle.

At the end of the game the Rams boss Paul Jewell was relieved man. "'We did not play very well - the international break really hindered us,' he said.

The last 20 minutes we were flat but we showed resilience and real desire to win the game.'

Plymouth boss Paul Sturrock felt a draw would have been a fair result. 'I don't think we deserved to lose but I don't think we deserved to win. I thought a draw would have been a fair result,' he said.

I was a wee bit disappointed because I felt we went to sleep five minutes before half time and 10 minutes after, and that cost us dear.'

Teams DERBY COUNTY: Bywater; Connolly, Davis, Nyatanga, Stewart; Barazite, Green, Addison, Davies (Commons, 17) (Kazmierczak, 77) Ellington (Villa, 75), Hulse - Subs not used - Price (gk), Zadkovich.

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE: Larrieu; Doumbe, Cathcart, Seip, Barker (Paterson, 75); Mackie (Marin, 71), Summerfield,Duiguid, Clark (Mpenza, 82), Gallagher, Fallon - Subs not used - Timar, Folly.

REFEREE: C Webster (Tyne & Wear).

ATTENDANCE: 28,495




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



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

The Journalist

Writer: Peter Simcox Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday August 22 2009

Time: 4:24AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Derby County Articles

The Price Of Prising McClaren Away (Monday March 30 2015)

Vital Derby On Twitter (Sunday March 29 2015)

McClaren - Change Our Momentum (Saturday March 28 2015)

Vital Derby On Facebook (Friday March 27 2015)

McDonald Loaned To Cheltenham (Thursday March 26 2015)

Mascarell Out For The Season (Thursday March 26 2015)

Vital Derby Needs You (Thursday March 26 2015)

Hendrick To Miss Ireland Match (Wednesday March 25 2015)

Rams Linked To Arsenal Striker (Wednesday March 25 2015)

Ward Relishing Scotland Clash (Tuesday March 24 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
2. Watford 39 22 6 11 32 72
3. Middlesbrough 39 21 9 9 29 72
4. Norwich 39 20 10 9 33 70
5. Derby County 39 19 10 10 26 67
6. Ipswich 39 19 10 10 16 67
7. Brentford 39 20 6 13 12 66
8. Wolves 39 18 11 10 11 65

Breaking League News

PWU Latics Podcast - Dirty Old Town
Wigan : 01/04/2015 23:01:00
Rotherham's Best on Offer
Birmingham : 01/04/2015 20:54:01
LUFC Season could be over for young Leeds star
Leeds Utd : 01/04/2015 20:22:00
LUFC Leeds United The 13th Biggest Club?
Leeds Utd : 01/04/2015 20:08:01
LUFC Minute's silence to remember Kevin and Chris
Leeds Utd : 01/04/2015 20:04:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Wolves MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Grant 67%
Christie 0%
Keogh 0%
Albentosa 0%
Forsyth 0%
Hughes 23%
Bryson 0%
Russell 0%
Ince 5%
Lingard 5%
Bent 0%
Sub - Dawkins 0%