Vital Football

Latest Derby County News

International and Injury Roundup

International and Injury Roundup

Kris Commons and Shefki Kuqi were both involved for their country in the week with Frank Fielding and Paul Green both called up but dropping out with injury in a mixed international week for The Rams. Kuqi came off the bench to earn his 61st cap in Finland`s 8-0 mauling of the Faroe Islands whilst Commons played 76 minutes and scored Scotland`s second goal in their 3-0 victory against San Marino. The inform striker was delighted to back in the squad and told the official website:

'I wanted to take my chance to impress the manager, absolutely. I've been out of the last couple of squads, so it was nice to make an impact and get in the managers thoughts for the next game.'

Green pulled out of the Ireland squad with a … injury whilst Fielding was withdrawn from the England Under-21 squad after picking up a knock to his side in the defeat at Leicester on Saturday, both players are expected to make the squad for tomorrow`s clash with Scunthorpe. Russell Anderson has not trained during the week and looks doubtful for the Pride Park encounter which could see John Brayford moving to the centre of defence again with Shaun Barker missing through suspension with Miles Addison and Jake Buxton both still unavailable.

In better news Stephen Bywater is back in the squad having played for the reserves in midweek and Alberto Bueno has a 'fair` chance of returning after missing the last few weeks with an ankle injury. Talking to Derby Evening Telegraph about a possible return for the young Spaniard Nigel Clough said:

'If all goes well this week, we will look for him to train Friday with a view to being available on Saturday. But he has been out for a few weeks, so whether he is ready to start or not will be a different matter."



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

Writer:MikeC
Date:Friday November 19 2010
Time: 9:42AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Derby County Articles

Johnson On The Mark For Rams

Bradley Johnson`s second goal in two games was enough for Derby County to claim their fifth win in a row as they beat Wigan Athletic 1-0 at the DW Stadium. Johnson`s first half header from a Tom Ince

Stats: Wigan Athletic v Derby County

All the stats from Wigan Athletic (0) vs (1) Derby County, DW Stadium, 03/12/16 15:00 Att: 12, 526

November MotM Nomination - McClaren

The November nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month Award are in.

November PotM Nomination - Ince

The November nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month Award are in.

Archived Vital Derby Articles

Vital Derby articles from

Site Journalists

MikeC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MotM v. Wigan?
Suggested By: MikeC
Carson0%
Baird0%
Keogh0%
Pearce0%
Olsson0%
Hughes0%
Johnson100%
Butterfield0%
Ince0%
Vydra0%
Russell0%
Weimann0%
Bryson0%
Hanson0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 19 11 6 2 39 17
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 19 10 2 7 32 3
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Derby County Results (view all)

Derby County Fixtures (view all)

Dec 11 2016 12:00PM : Nottingham Forest (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 14 2016 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 27 2016 3:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
The Vital Football Members League