Derby County - Billy Davies denies Mirror Claims
UK time is: 04:44:28
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Billy Davies denies Mirror Claims


The Rams season to date has been one of great delight to all Rams fans across the world. The Rams sat six points clear a few weeks ago and things looked rosy at Pride Park, but the media has decided to bring in the - Tall poppy syndrome - with the Rams and media reports have un-railed the Rams juggernaut and their lead at the top of the Championship has demised.

One of the reports in the Daily Mirror has suggested that there is a rift between Rams Coach Billy Davies and managing director Mike Horton. But Davies has dismissed the report. The newspaper said the future of Davies as manager of the rams was in doubt and he could quit in the summer because he is at 'loggerheads' with Horton.

But Davies has rubbished the story, saying it was typical of the mischief-making that can surround a club at the top of the table.

'I'm very comfortable about my relationship with the board of directors,' said the Rams boss.

He added: 'I want to kill this story now and concentrate on nothing more than the important business of preparing my team for the game at Sunderland tomorrow and focusing on the next 13 League matches.'

The same newspaper, again using a 'Derby insider' as its source, recently alleged there was unrest at the club over players' promotion bonuses.
The story in the Mirror quoted a 'Derby insider' that Davies' future as manager was in doubt because he is at 'loggerheads' with the board.

Davies has said all along that the Rams position is something of a surprise and I`ll agree with that, but when at the top these problems usually happen. With the Rams not winning in their last three games the ammunition is there for the press, the best way to end the rumours is a good win today at Sunderland. Come on you Rams !!!!!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: Peter Simcox Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday February 24 2007

Time: 1:46PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Minor blip or are the wheels coming off the bandwagon?
col8
Report Abuse
25/02/2007 03:41:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Derby County Articles

Chairman Completes Rams Purchase (Thursday September 3 2015)

Johnson Joins Ahead Of The Deadline (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Roos Returns To Derby - Mackay Incoming (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Butterfield Confirmed By Derby (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Vital Derby On Facebook (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Johnson To Join Butterfield At The iPro? (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Vital Derby On Twitter (Monday August 31 2015)

Deadline Day Tomorrow (Monday August 31 2015)

Join Vital Derby (Sunday August 30 2015)

Archived Derby County Articles

List All Vital Derby Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Forest 5 1 2 2 -1 5
17. Preston 5 1 2 2 -2 5
18. Brentford 4 1 1 2 -1 4
19. Derby County 5 0 4 1 -1 4
20. Bristol City 5 1 1 3 -4 4
21. Blackburn 5 0 3 2 -2 3
22. Huddersfield 5 0 3 2 -3 3

Derby County Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

LUFC Bamba named Player of the Month
Leeds Utd : 03/09/2015 19:00:00
Audio - The Wednesday Week Podcast - Season 15/16 Show Four
Sheff Wed : 03/09/2015 17:52:01
RUFC - Evans 'Let The Knockers Continue'
Rotherham : 03/09/2015 17:12:01
RUFC - Frecks Handed Armband
Rotherham : 03/09/2015 16:52:00
Ipswich Town's International Pedigree
Ipswich : 03/09/2015 16:03:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MothM .Leeds
Suggested By:  MikeC
Carson 27%
Baird 0%
Keogh 41%
Shackell 0%
Forsyth 0%
Thorne 0%
Hendrick 0%
Hanson 0%
Russell 0%
Martin 16%
Ince 8%
Weimann 0%
Bent 8%
Shotton 0%