Vital Football

Latest Derby County News

Keogh Eyes International Recognition

Keogh Eyes International Recognition

New Derby County signing Richard Keogh is hoping his move back to the Championship will allow him to pursue his ambition of breaking into the Republic of Ireland squad having previously represented them eight times at Under-21 level.

Keogh, named as captain in place of Shaun Barker for the new season, was The Rams main transfer target for the summer and having won player of the year awards in his two seasons at the Sky Blues he looks set to play a major role for Nigel Clough's side with the big kick-off only a few weeks away.

The defender has previously captained the Under-21 side and felt it necessary to make the step-up back to the Championship after Coventry's relegation to progress his career and Keogh is looking to make his mark at Pride Park first and hopes this will bring him into consideration for the full squad. Talking about his international ambitions Keogh said:

"Playing for Ireland is definitely an ambition. It was important for me to come back to the Championship. Ultimately, I want to play for Ireland but first and foremost I have to work hard on the training pitch and earn the right to get into the Derby team. If I`m playing and doing well, hopefully the call will come. The most important thing is Derby, though."

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:MikeC
Date:Sunday July 22 2012
Time: 1:00PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Derby County Articles

Not Favoured Or Favourite But Could It Be Coppell?

Former Leicester boss Pearson's been linked with Aston Villa but is the favoured option. Another with a Villa past is Sherwood, he's the bookies favourite but Coppell could be the man?

Bryson Gets The Call

After the disappointment of the play-off defeat there was some good news on a personal level for one of Derby County`s midfielders...

Rams Release Duo

Derby County released their retained list at the back end of last week with no real surprises from the first team squad as two were released.

Derby - FL Dates 2016/17 (23/5/16)

The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2016/17 season.

Archived Vital Derby Articles

Vital Derby articles from

Site Journalists

MikeC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Player of the Season?
Suggested By: MikeC
Carson10%
Christie5%
Keogh22%
Shackell2%
Olsson0%
Thorne2%
Butterfield0%
Johnson2%
Bryson20%
Hendrick2%
Martin5%
Weimann0%
Russell28%
Ince2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Derby County Results (view all)

Derby County Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.diddyram4
2.Kevd_yahoo1
3.ForestMad1