UK time is: 11:08:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rams snap up Toffees youngster on loan

The Rams have added some much needed fire power to their strike force with the signing of Everton striker James Vaughan on a three month loan deal. Nigel Clough has beaten off strong competition from a number of their Championship rivals for the 21-year-old Everton striker, who has put pen-to-paper on a loan deal until the start of January 2010, and he is eligible to make his debut in Saturday's Coca-Cola Championship match at Crystal Palace.

The England under 21 International - who has also represented England at U17 and U19 level - progressed through the youth system at Goodison Park and signed professional terms in 2005.

With Rams attacking midfielder Steven Davies currently sidelined with a leg injury and Chris Porter ruled out until December, Clough has had limited options to choose from in attack so far this term, and he believes the addition of Vaughan provides an extra dimension to the Rams' frontline.

'This is a terrific bit of business for us; James is a good player with an excellent attitude and tons of ability,' Clough told dcfc.co.uk.

'He is also different to anything else we have at the football club at this moment, so will add some variety to our attack.

'He is strong, quick and brave and knows how to look after himself on the pitch.

'We are grateful to David Moyes, Bill Kenwright and Everton for allowing him to come here; I think they know we do things properly and will take good care of him.

'There were a number of other club's in our division interested in James, so it is a big boost for us and Derby County in general that he has decided to come here.'

Vaughan, who scored on his Everton debut against Crystal Palace in 2005, which made him Everton's youngest-ever scorer at 16 years and 400 days, also holds the record for being the Premier League's youngest goalscorer, and he has made 49 appearances for the Toffees.




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:Friday September 18 2009

Time: 11:38AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Derby County Articles

Brighton v Derby (Team News) (Tuesday March 3 2015)

McClaren - We Must Keep Going (Monday March 2 2015)

Thorne Could Miss Two Weeks (Saturday February 28 2015)

Rams Beaten By Fulham (Saturday February 28 2015)

Stats: Fulham v Derby County (Saturday February 28 2015)

Fulham v Derby County - Team Line-Ups (Saturday February 28 2015)

Vital Derby Needs You (Saturday February 28 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
1. Derby County 34 19 8 7 +31 65
2. Middlesbrough 34 18 9 7 +26 63
3. Norwich 34 18 8 8 +29 62
4. Watford 34 19 5 10 +27 62
5. Bournemouth 34 17 9 8 +30 60
6. Ipswich 34 17 9 8 +18 60
7. Brentford 34 18 4 12 +9 58

Breaking League News

Vital Preview: Rotherham v Cardiff
Cardiff : 03/03/2015 11:05:00
Afobe has more about him than Callum Wilson
Wolves : 03/03/2015 11:00:00
Key man watch: Zach Clough
Reading : 03/03/2015 10:00:00
RUFC - Evans Sent Wood Out For Games
Rotherham : 03/03/2015 09:45:00
Lynch Back At The Weekend?
Huddersfield : 03/03/2015 09:39:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Brighton v Derby
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Derby win 34%
Brighton win 0%
Draw 66%