Derby County - Clough: We Were Worthy Winners
UK time is: 15:53:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Clough: We Were Worthy Winners

Derby won again on Tuesday when we ran out 3-1 winners over Middlesbrough, following up Saturday's 5-0 win over Crystal Palace with another performance to delight the Pride Park crowd.

Nigel Clough was more than happy with our performance and felt that it was, at times, as good as we've played under his management.

"I thought it was a different level to Saturday. From the point they scored, I thought the last 30 minutes of the first half was as well as we've played in I don't know how long.

It went the other way after the penalty. Maybe they thought we were going to collapse but we were worthy winners."

The star of the show was Kris Commons who scored two wonderful goals, however, Clough wasn't afraid to be critical of the Scottish international (who should've had a hat-trick but missed a penalty before his goals) but will "put up" with his shortcomings as long as he keeps producing.

"That's what he's capable of. His two goals tonight were of extremely high quality.

He gave the ball away again a little bit too much, especially in the first half but to miss the penalty and to bounce back and score two goals like that, we'll put up with him as long as he's putting the odd goal in like that."

Join The Vital Debate

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

The Journalist

Writer: Gazza Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday September 30 2010

Time: 9:28AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
its going well for you , two good wins , well done derby
Report Abuse
02/10/2010 11:58:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Derby County Articles

Baird Just Wants To Play (Sunday November 29 2015)

Video - Hull Highlights (a) (Sunday November 29 2015)

Vital Derby On Twitter (Saturday November 28 2015)

Weimann On Initial PFA Fans' November List (Saturday November 28 2015)

Butterfield Sends Rams Top (Friday November 27 2015)

Stats: Hull City v Derby County (Friday November 27 2015)

Hull City v Derby - Teamsheets! (Friday November 27 2015)

Vital Derby On Facebook (Friday November 27 2015)

Vital MotM v. Cardiff - George Thorne (Friday November 27 2015)

One In, One Out On Loan Front (Friday November 27 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. diddyram 4

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Brighton 18 10 8 0 +10 38
2. Middlesbrough 18 11 3 4 +15 36
3. Derby County 18 10 6 2 +15 36
4. Hull City 18 10 5 3 +16 35
5. Burnley 18 9 7 2 +9 34
6. Birmingham 18 8 4 6 +5 28
7. Ipswich 18 7 7 4 +3 28

Derby County Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Video - Burnley Highlights (h)
Cardiff : 29/11/2015 14:29:01
Video - Fulham Highlights (a)
Preston : 29/11/2015 14:25:01
Video - Reading Highlights (h)
Forest : 29/11/2015 14:22:01
Video - Middlesbrough Highlights (h)
Huddersfield : 29/11/2015 14:14:00
Video - Ipswich Highlights (h)
Charlton : 29/11/2015 14:07:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MotM v. Hull City
Suggested By:  MikeC
Carson 2%
Christie 0%
Keogh 0%
Shackell 0%
Warnock 37%
Thorne 12%
Butterfield 37%
Hendrick 0%
Ince 0%
Martin 0%
Weimann 12%
Bryson 0%
Russell 0%