UK time is: 10:44:04
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Davies and Waghorn Targetted

With noises out of Pride Park suggesting The Rams are looking to strengthen during the current transfer window two names have emerged as concrete targets with steps being taken to bring them in to bolster the squad. The first of those is Ben Davies of Notts County, previously linked to The Rams during the summer, who has been the subject of a bid already from Derby although this has been dismissed out of hand by County as insufficient for one of their star performers over the last season and a half. The attacking midfielder scored fifteen and created a further seventeen goals during County`s promotion from League Two last season and was voted the fans` Player of the Season in May. Davies himself is torn on the move, wanting to play at a higher level but also enjoying his time at Meadow Lane and he told the Nottingham Evening Post:

'It's a tough one. I love it here and I'm very happy. It's the happiest I have ever been at a club. At the same time, every footballer wants to better themselves, and play at a higher level. I think while Paul Ince remains at the club there is no reason why Notts can't do that. If you get a chance to go higher in any walk of life it does turn your head. But like I said, I love it at Notts, I'm happy here.'

The other player strongly linked with a move to The Rams is Martyn Waghorn of Leicester City, a young pacey striker who would be brought in to boost Nigel Clough`s paper thin attack. Waghorn`s opportunities at the Walkers Stadium have been limited this season having made only eleven starts and nine substitute appearances scoring three goals in the process. He has fallen down the pecking order with the addition of Darius Vassell and Yakubu Ayiegbeni to The Foxes squad and would be allowed to leave on loan in order to gain more first-team experience.




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:Wednesday January 19 2011

Time: 10:00AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Derby County Articles

International Round-Up - Ireland (Friday October 17 2014)

International Round-Up - Scotland (Thursday October 16 2014)

International Round-Up - England (Wednesday October 15 2014)

Buxton And Coutts Play In Friendly (Wednesday October 15 2014)

Bennett Recalled From Loan (Tuesday October 14 2014)

Riverside Trip Chosen By SkySports (Friday October 10 2014)

Ibe Withdraws But Thomas Remains (Thursday October 9 2014)

iPro Clashes Selected For TV (Wednesday October 8 2014)

Lions And Rams In Stalemate (Sunday October 5 2014)

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. RichORam92 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Watford 12 7 3 2 +11 24
2. Derby County 12 6 5 1 +12 23
3. Middlesbrough 12 7 2 3 +9 23
4. Norwich 12 6 3 3 +10 21
5. Forest 12 5 6 1 +9 21
6. Ipswich 12 5 5 2 +6 20
7. Wolves 12 5 5 2 +3 20

Breaking League News

11 goals conceded in 4 games
Wolves : 20/10/2014 10:00:00
Player Ratings - Derby (H)
Reading : 20/10/2014 10:00:00
Adams Out? You Must be Joking!?
Norwich : 20/10/2014 09:54:00
Meet The Ref - Latics v Millwall - Eddie Ilderton
Wigan : 20/10/2014 09:25:00
A More Than Deserved Point
Blackburn : 20/10/2014 09:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do The Rams still need to strengthen?
Suggested By:  MikeC
Goalkeeper 5%
Fullback 11%
Central Defender 43%
Midfield 9%
Wide Attacker 6%
Central Striker 20%
Nowhere 6%