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Derby- The worst ever?

Post by StAndrewsHMFC » Sun May 04, 2008 6:43 am

Derby County after yesterdays defeat are now assured of the lowest premiership points total ever. Got me thinking however have there ever been poorer teams than Derby in Englands top flight, a quick look through the league tables tells us that noone has ever won less than 3 games before in Englands top flight- Derby can win 2 at most. Also only 2 teams can equal or beat Derby's points total if Derby lose on the last day-

P W D L Pts
2007-08 Derby 38 1 8 29 11
1891-92 Darwen 26 4 3 17 11
1889-90 Stoke 22 3 4 15 10

Given that Stoke and Darwen totals were achieved from fewer games and in the era of 2 points for a win, it looks like Derby could have the worst english top flight record ever in 1 weeks time.

As a side note this would also mean that Newcastle under Allerdyce failed to beat the worst team ever in english top flight football home or away.

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Post by Scottish » Sun May 04, 2008 10:42 pm

If you treat them all as three for a win Darwen have 15 and Stoke 13 and if two for a win then Derby just ten. I think irrespective of the outcome of their last match Derby have to go down as the worst top flight side ever. It's the lowest points per match tally of any club regardless of whether you apply two or three points for a win.

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Post by LEATHERSTOCKING » Mon May 05, 2008 8:53 pm

And the Rams would probably turn over every one of our Selfpreservationleague sides.

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Post by Scottish » Mon May 05, 2008 8:57 pm

Aberdeen certainly. Rams v Sheep never was much of a contest.

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Post by LEATHERSTOCKING » Wed May 07, 2008 6:40 pm

Especially if you can jam their hind legs into your wellingtons - apparently!

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Post by Scottish » Wed May 07, 2008 6:42 pm

LEATHERSTOCKING wrote:Especially if you can jam their hind legs into your wellingtons - apparently!
This, ah've GOAT tae see.

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Post by the hibLOG » Thu May 08, 2008 10:50 am

LEATHERSTOCKING wrote:Especially if you can jam their hind legs into your wellingtons - apparently!
Point the sheep's nose over a cliff - they push back harder. So I'm told. :oops:
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Post by Scottish » Thu May 08, 2008 10:59 am

the hibLOG wrote:Point the sheep's nose over a cliff - they push back harder. So I'm told. :oops:
Who told you? John LAMBie?

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Post by LEATHERSTOCKING » Tue May 13, 2008 5:47 pm

Dons Duncan Shearer (oh, he of the 90s) was nicknamed SHEEPY - very apt. Tee, hee.

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Post by Scottish » Tue May 13, 2008 5:50 pm

Shearer? He was a cut above the rest.

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Post by upthewell » Sat Jun 07, 2008 7:58 am

And I thought this was a serious fitba forum....

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