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Top Half Finish For Rams

Top Half Finish For Rams

With Derby County currently sat in third place in the Championship table they are set for a top half finish according to latest Vital Derby poll. Despite their fine early season form only 11% of those responding thought Nigel Clough`s side would improve on their current position and finish in the automatic promotion places with a further 19% thinking they would finish in the play-offs.

Nearly half of those responding said Derby would finish in the top half with 42% thinking this would be their final position after a vastly improved start to the season after their struggles of last year. Just over a quarter of Vital Derby readers thought The Rams would struggle and finish below halfway with 15% predicting a bottom half finish and another 13% thinking they would face another relegation battle. The full results were as follows:

Realistically where do you expect The Rams to finish this season?

Automatic Promotion Places 11%
Play-Offs 19%
Top-Half 42%
Below Halfway 15%
Relegation Battle 13%

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Writer:MikeC
Date:Friday September 30 2011
Time: 10:00AM

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