The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO 1500

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The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO 1500

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Fri Mar 06, 2020 2:20 am

Just reached the text limit on the title, I feel proud.

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Re: The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO

Post by Ethiaa » Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:23 am

Sad there were no snapped ankles.

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Re: The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO

Post by Rover the Top » Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:54 am

Are they now represented by an unpronouncable symbol?

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Re: The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO

Post by Gibbon » Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:40 am

Rover the Top wrote:
Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:54 am
Are they now represented by an unpronouncable symbol?
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Re: The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO

Post by Dan » Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:58 pm

Might get to go to this and actually watch a game for the first time in around 18 months.
Which also means we'll lose. Probably 3-1. Sorry in advance.

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Re: The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO

Post by WacoRover » Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:52 pm

We are down to our last 10 fixtures, with the result from the first encounter:
@Derby, W
Bristol, W
@Wigan, tie
@ Barnsley, W
LeedsU, L
@Cardiff, tie
WBA, L
@ Millwall, W
Reading, W
@Luton, L

We picked up 17 points the first time around vs these clubs, losing only to Leeds, WBA, & laughingly, Luton. We are going to have to be road warriors, as 6 of the 10 are road trips. But our road form isn’t bad, taking 21 points out of a possible 51.

In our last 10 fixtures, we’ve taken 17 of a possible 30, losing only to Fulham.

Beginning vs Derby, we won at Ewood, 1-0 on Armstrong in the 57’.

With a depleted squad, I do not see us getting 17 pts this time. I have us winning 13. I hope I am underestimating Tony & our team.

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Post by Thorisgodpoo » Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:44 pm

Our run in for the last 10 I feel is much tougher than those around us. Wigan (especially), Barnsley, and Luton have all found really good form as of late. Cardiff, Bristol City, and Reading have run into bad patches, while WBA, Derby, Leeds, and Millwall are kind of self-explanatory tough matches.

If we do get playoffs with this run of matches, we will have definitely deserved it and also looks positive to go into playoffs.

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Re: The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO

Post by WacoRover » Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:45 pm

I would love a win on my birthday today, and a sweep against these guys. Too much to ask?

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Re: The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO

Post by Gibbon » Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:06 pm

Happy birthday Waco! :hyper:

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Re: The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO

Post by WacoRover » Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:51 pm

Gibbon wrote:
Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:06 pm
Happy birthday Waco! :hyper:
Thanks, Gibbon! (Birthday today, I keep forgetting Rovers play tomorrow)

My ol’ college roomie just picked me up, we’re going to Nacogdoches today to see our old school (Stephen F. Austin), baseball & basketball. Beautiful day here in Texas!

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Re: The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO

Post by yankfan » Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:14 pm

Massive opportunity this. Seems like forever since we won a game when it really mattered.

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Re: The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO

Post by mcteeth » Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:42 pm

Can go 6th with a win tomorrow :hyper:

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Re: The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Sun Mar 08, 2020 12:57 pm

mcteeth wrote:
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:42 pm
Can go 6th with a win tomorrow :hyper:
If we win, we will go 6th. So huge boost.

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Re: The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO

Post by stillgrowling » Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:01 pm

It's just that it seems whenever we get in touching distance of the play offs we blow it

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Re: The Club Formerly Known As Frank Lampard's Now Wayne Rooney's Derby County v Blackburn Rovers, Sun 8 March 2020, KO

Post by RofTheRovers » Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:12 pm

We're in THAT position. A win and we can climb into the Championship play-offs for the first time since 2012 (well over 7 years ago - yes, that's how bad we've been - the constant nearly men).

We're due a win as we are in a bad run of form (3 games without a win). After this game we'll only have 9 left, it's already do or die time.

I fear a defeat. Because we are habitual bottlers and Mowbray has already been on the radio doing his usual 'talk up the opposition'. I suspect our plyers might be shitting themselves over the prospect of playing against Wayne Rooney. I think he might just start running faster than Adam Armstrong (for one game only) and God only knows about Derby's potential unknown bench warmer - be afraid of whoever that is, be very afraid.

2-1- to Derby (Rooney to score).

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