9:34 PM EDT, Thu July 24, 2014
Burton Mail Jul 10, 2014

Zak Whitbread targets more playing time for Derby County

ZAK Whitbread aims to push Richard Keogh and Jake Buxton for a place at the heart of Derby County’s defence this season.
Derby County: Zak Whitbread says he'll push Jake Buxton and...

Derby County: Zak Whitbread says he'll push Jake Buxton and...

ZAK Whitbread aims to push Richard Keogh and Jake Buxton for a place at the heart of Derby County's defence this season.Keogh and Buxton formed a solid centre-back partnership last season, resulting in Whitbread spending most of his loan spell from Leicester City on the substitutes' bench.But the 29-year-old enjoyed his time at the club and had no hesitation in joining Derby permanently on a one-year deal with the option of a further 12 months.Now he says he is...
Derby County confirm deals for defensive duo

Derby County confirm deals for defensive duo

DEFENDERS Zak Whitbread and Lee Naylor have signed one-year deals with Derby County, the club have confirmed. Whitbread was a free agent after being released by Leicester City. The 30-year-old centre-back, who was on loan with the Rams last season, has the option of an extra 12 months included in his contract. Naylor, 34, joined Derby on a short-term deal last term, making four substitute appearances. "We're pleased to have Zak Whitbread and Lee Naylor signed up for the upcoming season,...
Derby County agree new deals with Zak Whitbread and Lee Naylor

Derby County agree new deals with Zak Whitbread and Lee Naylor

DERBY County have agreed one-year deals with defenders Zak Whitbread and Lee Naylor. Whitbread is a free agent after being released by Leicester City at the end of last season. The 30-year-old made four appearances while on loan at Derby last season and was seen as cover for the central defensive pairing of Richard Keogh and Jake Buxton. Naylor, also a free agent, joined the Rams on a short-term deal in February as cover for left-back Craig Forsyth. Naylor, 34, was used four times as a...

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