Vital Football

Latest Derby County News

Clough: Punished For A Daft Mistake

Clough: Punished For A Daft Mistake

At 1-0 down we'd have settled for a point, however having taken the lead and been ahead going into injury-time all three points became one against Middlesbrough on Tuesday in the 2-2 draw.

All of this was against 10-men at the time.

Nigel Clough feels that we're failing to learn from previous mistakes and it is these naïve mistakes that are costing us, as they did last night with a needlessly given away penalty punished.

"It's disappointing having been 1-0 down for a long time and then to come back and go 2-1 up against 10-men.

We gave a daft free-kick away and didn't defend it and got punished for it. We're getting punished for every little thing at the moment.

But it's part of the learning process and we have to see games out better than that.

There was an element of naivety at times. We went for another goal when we didn't need one and people have got to do their jobs defensively a little bit better."

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.



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

Writer:Gazza
Date:Wednesday March 17 2010
Time: 12:23PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Derby County Articles

Officials - Middlesbrough v Derby County (25/11/17)

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

MotM v. Fulham - Matej Vydra

Matej Vydra was voted Man-of-the-Match by Vital Derby readers for the 1-1 draw With Fulham on Saturday evening.

Join Vital Derby!

Why not join Vital Derby! With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!

Rams Ease To Rangers Win

Tom Lawrence`s first goal in a Derby County shirt helped them to a straight forward 2-0 victory over Queen Park Rangers at Pride Park last night. After an uneventful first half Andreas Weimann esca

Archived Vital Derby Articles

Vital Derby articles from