Vital Football

Latest Derby County News

Davies and Waghorn Targetted

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.



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

Writer:MikeC
Date:Wednesday January 19 2011
Time: 10:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Derby County Articles

1.FC Kaiserslautern 0 Derby County 1

Goals from Chris Martin and Bradley Johnson gave Derby County a straight forward victory against 1.FC Kaiserslautern this afternoon...

Rowett Ready For Kaiserslautern

Gary Rowett is ready for his Derby County side to set up their preparations ahead of the new season as they take Kasiserslautern in Germany later today.

Weimann Ready To Go

Andreas Weimann is ready to go with the new season only two weeks away as Derby County head over to Germany to continue the build-up.

Doncaster Rovers 1 Derby County 1

Richard Keogh`s header gave Derby County the lead but Doncaster Rovers equalised through Tommy Rowe in the second period as the friendly ended 1-1 after Chris Martin missed a penalty.

Archived Vital Derby Articles

Vital Derby articles from

Site Journalists

MikeC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where do The Rams still need to strenghten?
Suggested By: MikeC
Goalkeeper1%
Full-back8%
Central defender0%
Central midfield4%
Attacking midfield33%
Forward54%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
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)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Gyram1
The Vital Football Members League