Vital Football

Latest Derby County News

Rams Ease To Belper Victory

Belper Town
1 - 4
Derby County

Christchurch Meadow

01/08/11 19:45

Attendance:

Referee:

A Derby County XI eased to a 4-1 victory over Belper Town at Christchurch Meadow last night with goals from Theo Robinson, Callum Ball, Adam Wixted and Andy Dales. Dean Leacock made a return from injury to play the first-half and Derby named a side with five players with first team experience against their Evo-Stik League opponents.

Theo Robinson opened the scoring inside on seven minutes with a neat header from a Tomasz Cywka cross but Belper struck back through Deon Meikle with a low shot from the edge of the box just before the half-hour mark. Derby got back on the front foot and both Ball and Cole went close with efforts from the edge of the box. Cywka hit the post with a firm effort and Ball had another effort well save by Andy Richmond before Ball grabbed the lead back for his side with a looping header in the final minute of the half from a Josh Lelan freekick.

Half-time substitute Wixted made it 3-1 in the opening stages of the second period when he created room for himself on the edge of the box and rifled a low into the bottom corner of the net. Cywka couldn`t find the target with a glorious chance and Belper got themselves back into proceedings with Lee Morris forcing a sharp save out of Legzdins. Wixted and Cywka both had chances to increase Derby`s lead before Dales rounded out the scoring with three minutes to go when he slotted home from six yards for his sides fourth.

Derby County: Legzdins (Severn 70), Jones (Galinski 38), Sharpe, Witham, Lelan, Leacock (Wixted 46), Cywka, Robinson (Dales 59), Ball, Doyle (Bola 59), Cole.


Writer:MikeC
Date:Tuesday August 2 2011
Time: 8:15PM

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

MikeC
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MotM v. Reading?
Suggested By: MikeC
Carson0%
Baird0%
Keogh0%
Pearce0%
Olsson0%
Hughes0%
de Sart0%
Bryson0%
Ince0%
Bent0%
Russell0%
Christie0%
Vydra0%
Shackell0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 27 19 1 7 58 33
2 Brighton 26 17 6 3 57 24
3 Huddersfield 27 15 4 8 49 2
4 Leeds Utd 27 15 3 9 48 10
5 Reading 26 14 4 8 46 2
6 Sheff Wed 27 13 6 8 45 5
7 Derby County 27 12 7 8 43 6
8 Barnsley 27 12 5 10 41 5
9 Fulham 26 10 10 6 40 13
10 Norwich 27 12 4 11 40 5
11 Preston 27 11 7 9 40 3
12 Birmingham 27 9 10 8 37 -5
13 Aston Villa 27 8 12 7 36 1
14 Ipswich 27 9 7 11 34 -5
15 Brentford 27 9 6 12 33 -1
16 Cardiff 26 9 6 11 33 -9
17 Q.P.R. 27 9 6 12 33 -11
18 Wolves 27 8 8 11 32 -3
19 Forest 27 8 6 13 30 -7
20 Bristol City 27 8 3 16 27 -4
21 Wigan 27 6 7 14 25 -8
22 Burton 27 6 7 14 25 -11
23 Blackburn 27 6 7 14 25 -12
24 Rotherham 27 4 4 19 16 -33
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Derby County Results (view all)

Derby County Fixtures (view all)

Jan 27 2017 7:55PM : Leicester City (H)
FA Cup
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Cardiff City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Write for Vital Football