UK time is: 01:20:13
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Clough: We Were Guilty Of Two Critical Things

Derby threw away a two goal lead against QPR on Saturday as they came back to eventually win 4-2 at Pride Park, which saw angry fans throw the free t-shirts given onto the pitch.

After Paul Dickov and Robbie Savage had us in control Nigel Clough felt that we were guilt of two things, conceding just before and just after half time as this changed the match.

"There were two critical things, conceding just before half-time and then again in the 46th minute.

When we were 2-0 up it was important that we got to half-time and then kept it tight for 10 minutes in the second half but we could do neither.

For the free-kick that led to their first goal, we should not be giving them away in that position and then the ball should not have gone around the wall at that height. For the second goal the two centre-halves were sleeping in the 46th minute."

Clough did admit that inform QPR played very well, once again, but was disappointed that we made it easier for them at times by giving the ball away too cheaply, and ball retention is something that must be improved on.

"I thought they played extremely well, you saw a side full of confidence who have scored four goals in their last three games and everyone wanted the ball.

But we gave the ball away far too much all over the place."

Clough was talking after the match.

Get active! Have your say on this articles content below!
It's easy to join in, just register by clicking here.

Check out our predictions league via the forum or articles that will be published so if you fancy yourself as a bit of a pundit then why not give it a go?




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:Monday October 26 2009

Time: 11:38AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Derby County Articles

Bent At The Double (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Rotherham Game Re-arranged (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Vital Derby Needs You (Tuesday January 27 2015)

McClaren - League Is Tight (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Derby Do The Double? (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Team News: Derby v Blackburn Rovers (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Derby MotM Against Chesterfield (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Derby Host Reading (Monday January 26 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. diddyram 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Bournemouth 26 15 6 5 +30 51
2. Derby County 27 15 6 6 +25 51
3. Ipswich 27 14 8 5 +19 50
4. Brentford 27 15 4 8 +8 49
5. Watford 27 14 5 8 +25 47
6. Middlesbrough 26 13 8 5 +23 47
7. Wolves 27 12 8 7 -2 44

Breaking League News

Rampant Millers Get First Win Of 2015
Rotherham : 27/01/2015 23:24:00
Bent At The Double
Derby County : 27/01/2015 23:08:00
Derby County : 27/01/2015 23:06:00
Wednesday 0-0 Birmingham City
Sheff Wed : 27/01/2015 22:25:00
Blackburn : 27/01/2015 22:03:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Derby v Blackburn
Suggested By:  
Derby win 67%
Blackburn win 22%
Draw 11%