Vital Football

Latest Derby County News

Hughes Praises Side

Hughes Praises Side

Will Hughes praised Derby County`s spirit as they fought back to earn a point with Theo Robinson`s late equaliser against Blackburn Rovers.

Having fallen behind to a smart strike from Jordan Rhodes in a firsthalf the visitors had the better of The Rams stepped things up in the second period and went at their opponents in the last twenty minutes. After Michael Jacobs and Jake Buxton both came close Paul Robinson made a superb reflex save from Nathan Tyson and then again moments later to deny Craig Bryson but Robinson`s follow-up beat the former England international to earn a point for his side. Hughes believes that the spirit shown by his side to come back into the game meant they deserved a point telling the Derby Evening Telegraph:

"I think our team spirit showed. We kept going. When you are 1-0 down, it is not easy but we battled hard and deserved it in the end. In the second half, and especially towards the end of the game, we showed how much we wanted it and we did well to secure a point."



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

Writer:MikeC
Date:Monday October 22 2012
Time: 8:45PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Derby County Articles

Vital MotM v. Barnsley - Tom Ince and David Nugent

Goalscorers Tom Ince and David Nugent were joint Man of the Match winners as Derby County came from behind to beat Barnsley at Pride Park according to Vital Derby readers.

Lowe Helps England To Win

Max Lowe played the full ninety minutes for England Under 20's as they beat France 1-0 in their second game of the Four Nations Tournament.

Rams Pair Add To Irish Caps

Richard Keogh and Cyrus Christie added to their Republic of Ireland caps as both played their part in the 0-0 draw with Wales on Friday evening.

Vital MotM v. Blackburn Rovers

Chris Baird was voted Man of the Match by Vital Derby readers as The Rams fell to a 1-0 defeat to Blackburn Rovers at end of last month.

Archived Vital Derby Articles

Vital Derby articles from

Site Journalists

MikeC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Is Gar Rowett the right man for the job?
Suggested By: Staff Writer
Yes50%
Time will tell0%
No50%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Derby County Results (view all)

Derby County Fixtures (view all)

Mar 31 2017 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 5:00PM : Huddersfield Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Vital Football Comment