7:38 AM EDT, Tue April 21, 2015
Derby Evening Telegraph 6 hours ago
Derby County's Craig Bryson and Zak Whitbread to miss Millwall,...

Derby County's Craig Bryson and Zak Whitbread to miss Millwall,...

CRAIG Bryson and Zak Whitbread are set to miss Derby County's final two League games as the Rams look to secure a play-off place. Both limped off in the first half of Saturday's 4-4 draw against Huddersfield Town and have not travelled with the rest of the squad to a training camp in Spain. Bryson has a thigh injury and the midfielder was clearly in some discomfort when he left the pitch at Huddersfield. Whitbread damaged a hamstring to add to what has already been an injury-blighted...
Derby County injury worries as they head for Spanish break

Derby County injury worries as they head for Spanish break

CRAIG Bryson, Zak Whitbread and Will Hughes have added to Derby County's injury worries. Bryson and Whitbread limped off in the first half of Saturday's 4-4 draw against Huddersfield Town. Bryson has a thigh problem and Whitbread a hamstring injury. Whitbread was making only his second start in six months after being sidelined by back and hamstring problems. Hughes had a fitness test just minutes before kick off at Huddersfield after turning his ankle in the warm up. He started and...
Derby County: Zak Whitbread's high praise for the 'massive help'...

Derby County: Zak Whitbread's high praise for the 'massive help'...

ZAK Whitbread says Derby County team-mate Shaun Barker was a massive help in his injury battle.Whitbread made his first start for almost six months in Tuesday night's 4-0 victory over Blackpool.The 31-year-old had been sidelined by a hamstring injury.It was a frustrating time for the former Norwich City man as medical staff tried to get to the root of the problem.But he took inspiration from fellow defender Barker, who is now back in action after three years out with a horrific knee...
Derby County: Zak Whitbread happy to be back and hoping to play...

Derby County: Zak Whitbread happy to be back and hoping to play...

ZAK Whitbread hopes he can still play an important role in Derby County's promotion quest – but is not taking his place in the side for granted.Whitbread was handed his first start for nearly six months on Tuesday night and helped the Rams to a 4-0 victory over relegated Blackpool.The 31-year-old defender, who had not started a game since October 25 due to a hamstring injury, was one of four changes to Steve McClaren's side.He lined up a centre-half alongside skipper Richard Keogh as...
Derby County: Zak Whitbread on a high after first start in nearly...

Derby County: Zak Whitbread on a high after first start in nearly...

DERBY County defender Zak Whitbread was delighted to mark his first start in almost six months with a win and a clean sheet. Whitbread helped the Rams to a 4-0 victory over relegated Blackpool at the iPro Stadium on Tuesday night. The centre-back had not started a first-team match since October 25, having been sidelined by a hamstring problem. It's been a long time coming and it was nice to get a win and a clean sheet, said the 31-year-old. It was a good performance from...
Derby County: Zak Whitbread and Shaun Barker help Rams to U21...

Derby County: Zak Whitbread and Shaun Barker help Rams to U21...

ZAK Whitbread played 45 minutes and Shaun Barker 90 minutes in Derby County Under-21's 2-0 victory over Wolves. The defenders formed the centre-back pairing in the Barclays Premier League Division Two fixture at the Rams training ground. Whitbread has been sidelined with hamstring and back problems. His last appearance for the first team was against Wigan in October. Barker continues to build his match fitness following a serious knee injury. Alban Bunjaku put Derby ahead after 27 minutes,...
Derby County: Zak Whitbread and Shaun Barker in action for Rams...

Derby County: Zak Whitbread and Shaun Barker in action for Rams...

ZAK Whitbread and Shaun Barker will be in action for Derby County's under-21 side on Thursday afternoon. The defenders have both been named in the side to take on Wolverhampton Wanderers in a rearranged Barclays U21 Premier League Division Two fixture at the Rams' training ground (noon kick-off). Whitbread has been sidelined by back and hamstring problems and last featured for the first team in October. Barker, meanwhile, continues his recovery from a long-term knee injury, which kept him out...

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