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Jack Marriott left speechless after sending Derby through to playoff final

Jack Marriott had one of the best moments of his life as his brace in Derby’s rousing Sky Bet Championship play-off semi-final win at Leeds propelled them closer to the Premier League. The Rams forward stepped off the bench just before half-time and scored with his first touch 33 seconds later to cancel out Stuart Dallas‘ opener. Marriott’s intervention sparked Derby’s thrilling fightback. Trailing 1-0 after the home leg and 2-1 on aggregate at half-time, quickfire goals from Mason Mount and Harry Wilson put them 3-2 ahead. No words. 😝#Wembley pic.twitter.com/fjCVs4b9xN — Jack Marriott (@jackmarriott94) May 15, 2019 A second goal from Dallas levelled it up at 3-3 on aggregate, but Marriott skipped in for his decisive second to clinch the tie in front of a partisan E...

Result: Derby County stun Leeds United to reach Championship playoff final

Derby County beat Leeds United 4-2 at Elland Road and 4-3 on aggregate to set up a Championship playoff final clash with Midlands rivals Aston Villa. Derby County have booked a place in the Championship playoff final with a remarkable 4-2 victory over Leeds United at Elland Road, recovering from a two-goal aggregate deficit to progress through 4-3 on aggregate. The Rams, trailing 1-0 from Saturday’s first leg, found themselves with a mountain to climb when Stuart Dallas found a way through 24 minutes in. County boss Frank Lampard brought on Jack Marriott towards the end of the first half, though, and that proved an inspired change as the striker kickstarted his side’s comeback following a big error at the back from Kiko Casilla and Liam Cooper. Mason Mount levelled up the tie l...

Chelsea apply for Mason Mount pre-season visa?

Chelsea reportedly request for a visa to be given to Mason Mount ahead of the club’s pre-season tour of Japan. Chelsea have reportedly taken steps for Mason Mount to be included on the club’s pre-season tour of Japan. Mount is one of a number of Chelsea’s academy prospects to impress out on loan during the current campaign, and the 20-year-old has contributed eight goals and four assists from 35 outings for Championship outfit Derby County. According to The Sun, Mount’s performance at the second tier have led to Maurizio Sarri being prepared to hand the youngster an opportunity to impress ahead of next season. The report claims that Chelsea have applied for a visa to be given to Mount, with the club scheduled to play two friendlies in Japan during July. Mount could ...

Chelsea ‘to decide futures of Fikayo Tomori, Mason Mount next week’

The futures of Fikayo Tomori and Mason Mount, who have starred in the Championship with Derby County this season, will reportedly be determined by Chelsea next week. Chelsea will reportedly decide next week whether to promote Fikayo Tomori and Mason Mount to their first-team squad or send the promising pair back out on loan. The two youngsters have spent the season with Derby County, where they have made a big impact in the club’s push for promotion. Tomori started 43 of Derby’s 46 regular league matches, while Mount started 35 and played a direct part in 12 goals. According to The Sun, Chelsea have yet to determine whether the pair are ready to make an impact in their first-team squad. If not, another season out on loan is the other choice. Tomori, named Derby’s Player o...

Preview: Derby County vs. West Bromwich Albion – prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between promotion chasers Derby and West Brom, including predictions, team news and head-to-head records. There is plenty to play for at Pride Park on the final day of the Championship season as promotion chasers Derby County and West Bromwich Albion face off. West Brom are already assured of a playoff spot and are now jostling for position with Leeds United in third, while Derby occupy sixth place and are being chased down by two other sides. Derby © Reuters Derby had the chance to effectively kill off the playoff battle when playing their game in hand against Swansea City in midweek, only to play out a 1-1 draw in South Wales. Richard Keogh opened the scoring for the Rams a quarter of the way into the match, before Wayne Routledge popped up 66 ...

Frank Lampard talks up Mason Mount improvement after hat-trick

Frank Lampard believes life in the Championship has made Mason Mount a better player after his first hat-trick in England earned Derby a 4-0 victory that pushed Bolton to the brink of relegation. The on-loan Chelsea midfielder, who spent last season at Vitesse Arnhem, took his tally for the season to 10 with another eye-catching display. Lampard said: “He did well in Holland last year, but it’s not the competitive nature of the Championship I believe. “I think he has developed here this season and there will be some testers for him. The game at Blackburn in midweek was physical, it was a test and it won’t always be easy to show the attributes he did today. “He has to take the rough with the smooth, but I believe he has improved and I also believe there is a lo...

Report: RB Leipzig to target Chelsea duo Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount

Chelsea pair Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount, currently thriving on loan with Aston Villa and Derby County respectively, are reportedly wanted by German club RB Leipzig. Chelsea pair Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount have reportedly emerged as summer transfer targets for Bundesliga side RB Leipzig. Both players have spent the season out on loan in the Championship – Abraham with Aston Villa and Mount with Midlands rivals Derby County. Having impressed during their latest stints away from Stamford Bridge, there are suggestions that the duo could be part of Chelsea’s first-team squad next season, especially if they are hit with a transfer ban. The Daily Mail suggests that Leipzig may try their luck, though, wanting to become the latest German club to poach young English talents. Abraha...

Chelsea to target British signings?

Chelsea will reportedly target a number of British players during the upcoming transfer windows in order to comply with rules regarding home-grown players. Chelsea have reportedly started to identify a number of potential British targets ahead of the next two transfer windows. The Blues currently comply with Premier League rules regarding home-grown players, but a number of those members of the squad could leave Stamford Bridge over the next nine months. Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas are out of contract in the summer, Andreas Christensen and Victor Moses have barely featured in the Premier League this season and neither Danny Drinkwater or Robert Green have been involved under Maurizio Sarri. Several of those players are not expected to stay at Chelsea in the long term and according to the...

Aston Villa, Derby County show interest in Chelsea youngster Ethan Ampadu?

Aston Villa and Derby County reportedly identify Chelsea youngster Ethan Ampadu as a potential signing during the January transfer window. Chelsea youngster Ethan Ampadu has reportedly emerged as a potential transfer target for Aston Villa and Derby County. Ampadu recently penned a new long-term contract at Stamford Bridge, but the Wales international is yet to make a single first-team outing this season. According to the Birmingham Mail, that has resulted in both Villa and Derby considering loan offers during the January window. The two clubs from the Midlands have recently done deals with Chelsea for some of their other prospects, with Tammy Abraham moving to Villa and Fikayo Tomori and Mason Mount representing Derby. Chelsea legends John Terry and Frank Lampard are also present at the t...

Result: Own goals spoil Frank Lampard’s return as Chelsea progress

Chelsea ride their luck en route to the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup courtesy of a 3-2 victory over Frank Lampard’s Derby County, helped by two own goals. Frank Lampard‘s first return to Stamford Bridge as a manager has ended in defeat as Chelsea ran out 3-2 winners over his Derby County side in the fourth round of the EFL Cup this evening. The Premier League title hopefuls needed to ride their luck against their Championship opponents, though, as they benefitted from two own goals during a remarkable first half and then saw a late David Nugent shot hit the inside of the post. Derby held their own for long spells and quickly hit back on the first two occasions that they fell behind, with goals from Jack Marriott and Martyn Waghorn cancelling out own goals from Fikayo Tomori an...

Preview: Chelsea vs. Derby County – prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole looks ahead to Frank Lampard’s Stamford Bridge return as he takes his Derby County side to face Chelsea in the fourth round of the EFL Cup. Frank Lampard will return to Stamford Bridge for the first time as a manager on Wednesday night when his Derby County side take on Chelsea in the EFL Cup fourth round. The Rams are looking to pull off another upset after beating Manchester United in the last round, whereas Chelsea are bidding to continue an impressive unbeaten run under new boss Maurizio Sarri. Chelsea © Reuters The pre-match focus is inevitably going to surround club legend Frank Lampard, but the current crop of Chelsea players are bidding to create their own history under Sarri. It is a very different Chelsea to the one which Lampard left at the end of the 2013-14 s...

Preview: Spain vs. England – prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole looks ahead to Monday’s UEFA Nations League showdown between Spain and England, including team news, predictions and a full match preview. Spain could seal their place in the UEFA Nations League Finals when they welcome England to the Estadio Benito Villamarin in Seville on Monday night. Luis Enrique‘s side have won both of their Group A4 matches so far, and Friday night’s draw between Croatia and England in Rijeka means that only a win will keep the Three Lions’s hopes of progress alive. Spain © Reuters The memories of tumult surrounding this summer’s World Cup are beginning to fade for Spain as they re-establish themselves as one of world football’s major forces, and Monday provides them with another chance to continue their recovery. It ha...

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