Vital Football

Latest Derby County News

Rush - Baptiste Wages Too Much

Rush - Baptiste Wages Too Much

With transfer target Alex Baptiste looking set to sign for Bolton Wanderers chief executive Sam Rush has said that The Rams were not willing to meet the wage demands of the defender and so missed out on his signing.

Nigel Clough has said that the centre of defence is one of the positions that he is looking to strengthen and Alex Baptiste had previously played under him at Burton Albion and was one of his top targets to fill the role. Reports suggest the player is set to join Bolton following a medical and with their parachute payments still in place next season it looks as though they have been able to find the money to meet his wage demands. Talking to the Derby Evening Telegraph about the deal Rush said:

"I spoke to his agent and with the best will in the world; the money he was asking for was eye-watering. I don`t think many clubs in our division could afford him. There is a difference between ambition and bad management. I don`t think Derby fans would have thanked me for bringing him in on that kind of money."

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:Friday May 24 2013
Time: 8:00PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Derby County Articles

Wassall Proud Of Brighton Showing

Head coach Darren Wassall has said he was proud of the Derby County performance in the draw with Brighton on Monday afternoon.

Who Will Derby Face In 2016/17 (3/5/16)

With less than a handful of games remaining in the 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

Late Strike Denies Derby

An injury time strike from James Wilson rescued a late point for Brighton & Hove Albion as they held Derby County to a 1-1 draw at the Amex Stadium. The hosts started brightly and had efforts deflecte

Stats: Brighton & Hove Albion v Derby County

All the stats from Brighton & Hove Albion (1) vs (1) Derby County, Amex Stadium, 02/05/16 14:30 Att: 30, 292

Archived Vital Derby Articles

Vital Derby articles from

Site Journalists

MikeC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MotM v. Brighon
Suggested By: MikeC
Carson0%
Christie0%
Keogh0%
Shackell20%
Olsson0%
Thorne0%
Bryson20%
Hughes60%
Ince0%
Martin0%
Russell0%
Weimann0%
Buxton0%
Butterfield0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burnley 45 25 15 5 90 34
2 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
3 Brighton 45 24 16 5 88 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 45 21 15 9 78 24
6 Sheff Wed 45 19 17 9 74 22
7 Cardiff 45 17 16 12 67 5
8 Ipswich 45 17 15 13 66 1
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 45 18 8 19 62 1
11 Preston 45 15 16 14 61 0
12 Leeds Utd 45 14 16 15 58 -8
13 Q.P.R. 45 13 18 14 57 -1
14 Wolves 45 13 16 16 55 -6
15 Blackburn 45 12 16 17 52 -2
16 Reading 45 13 13 19 52 -5
17 Forest 45 12 16 17 52 -5
18 Bristol City 45 13 13 19 52 -16
19 Huddersfield 45 13 12 20 51 -7
20 Rotherham 45 13 10 22 49 -14
21 Fulham 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Charlton 45 9 13 23 40 -37
R MK Dons 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Bolton 45 5 15 25 30 -39
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Derby County Results (view all)

Derby County Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:30PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship