10:51 AM EDT, Mon June 27, 2016
Euro 2016: Here's when it's happening for Derby County...

Euro 2016: Here's when it's happening for Derby County...

THE knockout stages are here for Euro 2016 - and Derby County still have four players involved. By Monday night, the last eight will have been decided, with three last 16 match tonight, three tomorrow and two, including England's, on Monday. First of all, though, it's the fascinating clash between Wales and Northern Ireland, which kicks off at 5pm. Derby County's Chris Baird is likely to be on the bench again for Northern Ireland as Michael O'Neill's resilient team attempt to upset a...
Derby County: Chris Baird and Northern Ireland face Wales...

Derby County: Chris Baird and Northern Ireland face Wales...

WALES stand between Chris Baird's Northern Ireland and a place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016. The British rivals go head-to-head in the last 16 of the tournament on Saturday (2pm) at the Parc des Princes in Paris. Derby County man Baird started Northern Ireland's opening group game but has been on the bench for the last two matches. Michael O'Neill's men lost to Poland and world champions Germany but their victory over Ukraine was enough to see them through as one of the four best...
Euro 2016: Derby County's Chris Baird watches a tough night for...

Euro 2016: Derby County's Chris Baird watches a tough night for...

CHRIS Baird again watched from the bench as Northern Ireland endured a tough evening under the cosh against Germany.The Derby County man was an unused substitute for the second successive match at Euro 2016.But a heroic display by goalkeeper Michael McGovern, the man of the match by a distance kept the scoreline to a 1-0 defeat in their last qualifying match - leaving Michael O'Neill's team still in with a good shout at qualifying for the last 16 as one of the best-placed third-placed...
Derby County live updates: Rams transfer news and views, plus...

Derby County live updates: Rams transfer news and views, plus...

LIVE updates throughout the day, including all the latest Derby County news and views. Brought to you in association with Total Hire. Let's make this our season, says Rams ace Will Hughes Derby man Chris Baird targeting last 16 spot at Euro 2016 Transfer talk: Rams defender set for Wigan move?
Derby County midfielder 'arrested' at his own engagement party

Derby County midfielder 'arrested' at his own engagement party

DERBY County midfielder Jacob Butterfield has allegedly been arrested at his own engagement party. The Sun newspaper has reported that a brawl allegedly broke out between the 26-year-old and a relative of his fiancée following an argument over the woman's big toe. The paper claims that during a party to celebrate the engagement, at the footballer's Yorkshire home on Saturday night, a friend 'nibbled' the toe of Hollie Dixon, Butterfield's fiancee. The Sun reports that some members of...
Euro 2016: Which TV pundits do you love and hate the most?

Euro 2016: Which TV pundits do you love and hate the most?

DERBY County have no doubt been keeping a close eye on the Euro 2016 coverage - with four Rams players at the tournament - but who is your favourite television pundit? All the matches are being shown live either on BBC or ITV, with a host of big names - including players, former players and managers - given their thoughts on the action. The BBC's coverage is headed up by Gary Lineker, with the likes of Alan Shearer, Rio Ferdinand, Thierry Henry and former Rams captain Robbie Savage among...
Nottingham Forest fans' van breaks down 20 miles into Euro 2016...

Nottingham Forest fans' van breaks down 20 miles into Euro 2016...

A GROUP of Nottingham Forest fans travelling to Euro 2016 managed to make it only 20 miles before their minibus broke down. The supporters had bought the vehicle especially for the trip to France and decorated it with the Forest badge and a picture of club legend Stuart Pearce. It also carried the hashtag #believe. However, they could not believe their luck when one of the front wheels caught fire close to junction 22 of the M1 near Coalville on Thursday...
Derby County: Chris Baird wants to give Northern Ireland fans...

Derby County: Chris Baird wants to give Northern Ireland fans...

DERBY County's Chris Baird is hoping to give the Northern Ireland fans something to cheer about at Euro 2016. Michael O'Neill's men return to action on Thursday when they take on Ukraine in Lyon (5pm). They will be looking to bounce back from the 1-0 defeat to Poland in their opening Group C match. Baird started that game - earning his 79th international cap - and played 76 minutes before he was replaced by former Rams man Jamie Ward. Northern Ireland failed to muster an attempt on...
Derby County: We look back at the Rams' past 10 season openers

Derby County: We look back at the Rams' past 10 season openers

DERBY County's fixtures for the 2016-17 Sky Bet Championship campaign will be released in a week's time - on Wednesday, June 22. The new Premier League fixtures were revealed today (Wednesday June 15) and the Football League will follow suit seven days later. Here, we look back at the Rams' 10 previous opening day encounters... 2015-16 Bolton Wanderers 0 Derby County 0 DERBY County's opening game of last season ended in an eventful goalless draw against Bolton Wanderers. The Rams...
Euro 2016: Derby County's Jeff Hendrick helps Republic of Ireland...

Euro 2016: Derby County's Jeff Hendrick helps Republic of Ireland...

DERBY County midfielder Jeff Hendrick caught the eye as the Republic of Ireland drew 1-1 with Sweden in their Euro 2016 opener in France. Hendrick played 90 minutes for Ireland at the Stade de France in Paris and went close to scoring on a couple of occasions. His Rams team-mates Richard Keogh and Cyrus Christie were both unused substitutes. Wes Hoolahan's fine 48th-minute strike gave Martin O'Neill's men a deserved lead but Ciaran Clark's own goal earned Sweden a point. Aston Villa...
Rams round-up: Derby County news and views, plus Euro 2016 latest

Rams round-up: Derby County news and views, plus Euro 2016 latest

LIVE updates throughout the day, including all the latest Derby County news and views. Brought to you in association with Total Hire. Former Rams midfielder backing Republic of Ireland trio at Euro 2016 Losing start for Derby's Chris Baird as Northern Ireland are beaten by Poland Striker gets new club following release by Rams ICYMI: Derby unveil new home kit for 2016-17
Losing start for Derby County's Chris Baird as Poland beat...

Losing start for Derby County's Chris Baird as Poland beat...

DERBY County midfielder Chris Baird suffered a losing start to Euro 2016 with Northern Ireland. Baird was in the starting line-up for the Group C match against Poland in Nice. He played 76 minutes before being substituted, replaced by former Rams forward Jamie Ward. READ: Rams legend Colin Todd not expecting great things from England at Euro 2016 At that stage Northern Ireland were trailing 1-0 after Arkadiusz Milik made the breakthrough, firing through the legs of Craig Cathcart in the...
Neil White: I confess to being a Sky Blue but I've loved my time...

Neil White: I confess to being a Sky Blue but I've loved my time...

MAY 24, 2014 is still written large on the hearts of Derby County fans.On that day, at Wembley Stadium, in the final minute of the Championship play-off final with Queen's Park Rangers, disaster struck.The Rams had been dominant and QPR were down to ten men after a sending off when they pulled off the classic rope-a-dope trick.Suddenly, after being under the cosh, they broke, Derby players conspired to trip over themselves and Bobby Zamora scored.I have admitted several times in this column that...
Derby County talking point: Steve Nicholson reflects on a...

Derby County talking point: Steve Nicholson reflects on a...

IT is fair to say Chris Baird's season at Derby County did not pan out as he had hoped - but the highlight of his topsy-turvy campaign is now only days away. The experienced Northern Ireland international is expected to line up against Poland on Sunday in what will be his country's first ever match in the finals of a European Championships. Baird, a versatile player, fills the holding role in midfield for the Irish. The 34-year-old has won 78 caps, his debut was in 2003, and his know-how was...
Derby County international spotlight: Chris Baird plays while...

Derby County international spotlight: Chris Baird plays while...

DERBY County midfielder Chris Baird played the full 90 minutes for Northern Ireland in their final friendly before Euro 2016. The Northern Irish will go into the tournament on the back of a record 12-match unbeaten run after a goalless draw with fellow finalists Slovakia in Trnava. READ: Time for Nigel Pearson to take stock before meeting Rams squad Northern Ireland's first game in Euro 2016 is against Poland on Sunday, June 12 (5pm) before their other Group C games against the Ukraine on...

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