Derby County
2017–18
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Club information
Manager Flag of England Gary Rowett
League Season information
Cup placements
FA Cup First round
League Cup First round
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The 2017–18 season was Derby County's tenth consecutive season in the Championship in their 134th year in existence. Along with competing in the Championship, the club will also participate in the FA Cup and EFL Cup.

The season covers the period from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

Transfers

Transfers in

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee
1 July 2017 CB Flag of England Curtis Davies Hull City Undisclosed
1 July 2017 RB Flag of England Andre Wisdom Liverpool ₤2,000,000
15 July 2017 DM Flag of England Tom Huddlestone Hull City Undisclosed
15 August 2017 SS Flag of Wales Tom Lawrence Leicester City Undisclosed
31 August 2017 S Flag of England Sam Winnall Sheffield Wednesday Undisclosed
31 August 2017 CM Flag of Netherlands Maikel Kieftenbeld Birmingham City Undisclosed

Transfers out

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee
1 July 2017 LW Flag of Guinea Abdoul Camara Guingamp Mutual Consent
1 July 2017 CM Flag of England Will Hughes Watford £8,000,000
1 July 2017 ST Flag of England Tom Mellors Retired N/A
1 July 2017 RM Flag of Brazil Alefe Santos Yeovil Town Released
4 July 2017 LW Flag of England Tom Ince Huddersfield Town Undisclosed
7 July 2017 RB Flag of Republic of Ireland Cyrus Christie Middlesbrough Undisclosed

Competitions

Friendlies

On 9 May 2017, Derby County announced they will face two German sides as part of their pre-season preparations. Three days later The Rams confirmed their pre-season schedule ahead of the new campaign.

11 July 2017 Kidderminster Harriers 0–4 Derby County Kidderminster  
19:45 BST Report Nugent Goal 8'
Bryson Goal 17'
Martin Goal 31'
Bent Goal 72'
Stadium: Aggborough Stadium
Attendance: 1,078
15 July 2017 Macclesfield Town 0–2 Derby County Macclesfield  
15:00 BST Report Johnson Goal 71'
Bennett Goal 81'
Stadium: Moss Rose
Attendance: 1,501
18 July 2017 Port Vale 0–1 Derby County Burslem  
19:45 BST Report Bent Goal 51' (pen.) Stadium: Vale Park
Attendance: 1,657
18 July 2017 Doncaster Rovers 1–1 Derby County Doncaster  
19:45 BST Rowe Goal 59' Report Keogh Goal 14' Stadium: Keepmoat Stadium
Attendance: 2,618
22 July 2017 Kaiserslautern 0–2 Derby County Kaiserslautern, Germany  
16:00 CEST Report Martin Goal 24'
Johnson Goal 45'
Stadium: Fritz-Walter-Stadion
25 July 2017 Northampton Town 1–0 Derby County Northampton  
19:45 BST Richards Goal 18' Report Stadium: Sixfields Stadium
Attendance: 2,855
29 July 2017 Derby County 1–2 1899 Hoffenheim Derby  
15:00 BST Vydra Goal 80' Report Rupp Goal 60'
Wagner Goal 82'
Stadium: Pride Park Stadium
Attendance: 11,406

Championship

Derby County became the first team to score a goal in the Championship 2017-18 season when Bradley Johnson netted after 11 minutes of their opening match against Sunderland.


League table

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers  (C) (P) 46 30 9 7 82 39 +43 99 Promotion to the
Premier League
2 Cardiff City  (P) 46 27 9 10 69 39 +30 90
3 Fulham  (P) 46 25 13 8 79 46 +33 88 Qualification to the
Championship Play-offs
4 Aston Villa 46 24 11 11 72 42 +30 83
5 Middlesbrough 46 22 10 14 67 45 +22 76
6 Derby County 46 20 15 11 69 48 +21 75
7 Preston North End 46 19 16 11 58 45 +13 73
8 Millwall 46 19 15 12 56 45 +11 72
9 Brentford 46 18 15 13 62 52 +10 69
10 Sheffield United 46 20 9 17 62 55 +7 69
11 Bristol City 46 17 16 13 67 58 +9 67
12 Ipswich Town 46 17 9 20 57 60 −3 60
13 Leeds United 46 17 9 20 59 64 −5 60
14 Norwich City 46 15 15 16 49 60 −11 60
15 Sheffield Wednesday 46 14 15 17 59 60 −1 57
16 Queens Park Rangers 46 15 11 20 58 70 −12 56
17 Nottingham Forest 46 15 8 23 51 65 −14 53
18 Hull City 46 11 16 19 70 70 0 49
19 Birmingham City 46 13 7 26 38 68 −30 46
20 Reading 46 10 14 22 48 70 −22 44
21 Bolton Wanderers 46 10 13 23 39 74 −35 43
22 Barnsley  (R) 46 9 14 23 48 71 −23 41 Relegation to
League One
23 Burton Albion  (R) 46 10 11 25 38 81 −43 41
24 Sunderland  (R) 46 7 16 23 52 80 −28 37
Updated to games played on 26 May 2018
Source: EFL.com
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament

Result summary

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
5 2 1 2 5 7 −2 7 1 0 1 1 2 −1 1 1 1 4 5 −1

Last updated: 19 August 2017
Source: BBC

Results by matchday

Matchday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground A H H A A
Result D L W W L
Position 11 19 14 8 12

Last updated: 19 August 2017.
Source: Statto.com
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches

On 21 June 2017, the league fixtures were announced.

1 4 August 2017 Sunderland 1–1 Derby County Sunderland  
19:45 BST Grabban Goal 42' (pen.)
Vaughan Booked in the 89th minute 89'
Report Johnson Goal 11' Stadium: Stadium of Light
Attendance: 29,578
Referee: Oliver Langford
2 12 August 2017 Derby County 0–2 Wolverhampton Wanderers Derby  
15:00 BST Report Douglas Goal 32'
Cavaleiro Goal 76'
Stadium: Pride Park Stadium
Attendance: 27,757
Referee: Lee Probert
3 15 August 2017 Derby County 1–0 Preston North End Derby  
19:45 BST Johnson Booked in the 45th minute 45'
Vydra Goal 58' (pen.)
Weimann Booked in the 90+2th minute 90+2'
Report Robinson Booked in the 36th minute 36'
Huntington Booked in the 57th minute 57'
Browne Booked in the 74th minute 74'
Stadium: Pride Park Stadium
Attendance: 24,371
Referee: Geoff Eltringham
4 19 August 2017 Bolton Wanderers 1–2 Derby County Horwich  
15:00 BST Karacan Booked in the 35th minute 35'
Beevers Booked in the 57th minute 57'
Madine Goal 90+1'
Report Nugent Goal 8'21'
Wisdom Booked in the 79th minute 79'
Stadium: Macron Stadium
Attendance: 15,175
Referee: Steve Martin
5 26 August 2017 Sheffield United 3-1 Derby County Sheffield  
15:00 BST Sharp Goal 4'90+8'
Russell Goal 39 o.g'
Bryson Goal 90+1' Stadium: Bramall Lane
Attendance: 26,202
Referee: Andy Madley

EFL Cup

On 16 June 2017, the first round draw took place with a trip to Grimsby Town announed. Following the abandonment off the first round tie, the fixture was rescheduled for 22 August 2017. Victory against Grimsby Town in the re-scheduled match set up a second round tie against Barnsley.

First round 8 August 2017 Grimsby Town A–A Derby County Cleethorpes  
19:45 BST Stadium: Blundell Park
First round 22 August 2017 Grimsby Town 0–1 Derby County Cleethorpes  
19:45 BST Berrett Booked in the 28th minute 28'
Davies Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 55', 63'
Report Lawrence Booked in the 38th minute 38'
Pearce Booked in the 47th minute 47'
Vydra Goal 53' (pen.)
Bryson Booked in the 69th minute 69'
Stadium: Blundell Park
Attendance: 3,033
Referee: Trevor Kettle
Second round 19 September 2017 Barnsley v Derby County Barnsley  
19:45 BST Stadium: Oakwell
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National teams

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Other

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Premier League

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Championship

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League One

AFC Wimbledon · Blackburn Rovers · Blackpool · Bradford City · Bristol Rovers · Bury · Charlton Athletic · Doncaster Rovers · Fleetwood Town · Gillingham · Milton Keynes Dons · Northampton Town · Oldham Athletic · Oxford United · Peterborough United · Plymouth Argyle · Portsmouth · Rochdale · Rotherham United · Scunthorpe United · Shrewsbury Town · Southend United · Walsall · Wigan Athletic ·

League Two

Accrington Stanley · Barnet · Cambridge United · Carlisle United · Cheltenham Town · Chesterfield · Colchester United · Coventry City · Crawley Town · Crewe Alexandra · Exeter City · Forest Green Rovers · Grimsby Town · Lincoln City · Luton Town · Mansfield Town · Morecambe · Newport County · Notts County · Port Vale · Stevenage · Swindon Town · Wycombe Wanderers · Yeovil Town ·

National League

AFC Fylde · Aldershot Town · Barrow · Boreham Wood · Bromley · Chester · Dagenham & Redbridge · Dover Athletic · Eastleigh · Ebbsfleet United · FC Halifax Town · Gateshead · Guiseley · Hartlepool United · Leyton Orient · Macclesfield Town · Maidenhead United · Maidstone United · Solihull Moors · Sutton United · Torquay United · Tranmere Rovers · Woking · Wrexham

National League North

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National League South

Bath City · Bognor Regis Town · Braintree Town · Chelmsford City · Chippenham Town · Concord Rangers · Dartford · Eastbourne Borough · East Thurrock United · Gloucester City · Hampton & Richmond Borough · Havant & Waterlooville · Hemel Hempstead Town · Hungerford Town · Oxford City · Poole Town · St Albans City · Truro City · Wealdstone · Welling United · Weston-super-Mare · Whitehawk

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