UK time is: 03:59:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Barker Extends Deal

Shaun Barker has put pen to paper on a new three and a half year deal that will keep him at Pride Park until the summer of 2014 as Nigel Clough looks for some stability at the heart of his Derby County side. The Nottingham born defender has made over fifty appearances since joining The Rams in the summer of 2009 from Blackpool and has become a favourite amongst Rams fans with his commitment and style of play. Speaking of his happiness at committing his future to Clough`s side he told the official website:

'I'm delighted to commit my future to Derby County and I'm really excited about what the future holds. We've made great progress this season and I'm confident we can build on that during the second half of the campaign and beyond. I've had a great year and a half here and I'm delighted the club sees me as a big part of their plans moving forwards."

Barker was praised by Clough for his attitude since coming to Pride Park and has been earmarked as a future captain once Robbie Savage hangs up his boots. His consistency, leadership and ability to play through injury were also talked up as Clough told the official website:

'Since Shaun came here we've all seen he was the type of defender, and leader, that we were lacking. To come in, as a defender, and win the supporters' player of the year award in his first year was a great achievement for him and he's been excellent for us."




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: MikeC Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 16 2010

Time: 4:10PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Stats: Blackpool v Derby County (Wednesday April 9 2014)

Rams Finances Show Debt Reduction (Thursday April 3 2014)

Vital Derby On Twitter (Tuesday April 1 2014)

Why Not Join Vital Derby? (Tuesday April 1 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Derby Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Leicester City 42 27 9 6 +35 90
2. Burnley 42 23 14 5 +31 83
3. Derby County 42 22 9 11 +27 75
4. Q.P.R. 42 21 10 11 +15 73
5. Wigan 41 19 10 12 +14 67
6. Reading 42 17 13 12 +13 64
7. Brighton 42 17 13 12 +12 64

Breaking League News

Your Vote Counts Vital Latics Player Of The Season
Wigan : 18/04/2014
Early Team News - Latics v Reading
Wigan : 17/04/2014 23:52:00
Huddersfield v Brighton (Preview)
Brighton : 17/04/2014 23:34:00
What The Bosses Say - Latics v Reading
Wigan : 17/04/2014 23:30:00
Performance Of The Century Wanted By Johnson
Yeovil : 17/04/2014 23:24:00
Blackburn Is Huge - Palazuelos
Yeovil : 17/04/2014 23:13:00
Forde Takes Player Of The Year Award
Millwall : 17/04/2014 22:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Realistically where do you think The Rams will finish now?
Suggested By:  MikeC
Top Two 15%
Play-offs 66%
Just outside play-offs 0%
Mid-table 19%