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Derby vs. Sunderland

Pride Park

1st March 2008


Derby V Sunderland

Sunderland travel to Pride Park for their must win game against Derby County.

The game against Derby will be Sunderland`s best chance of winning their first away game this season.

Derby Team News:

Derby are without Giles Barnes, Claude Davis and Tyrone Mears

However Dean Leacock faces a late fitness test on his hip problem

Player to watch: Kenny Miller

He is always a handful and probably Derby`s only quality forward.

Sunderland Team News:

Roy Keane is still without Carlos Edwards and Danny Collins.

Edwards is still recovering from a broken leg and Collins is suspended.

Danny Higginbotham, Liam Miller and Kieran Richardson are all back in contention after recovering from their respective injuries.

Player to watch: Andy Reid

He might look like he is carrying some extra weight but their nothing wrong with the weight of his passes should be a live wire from the off.

Match Facts & Stats

In our last six league games away to Derby we have Won 4, Draw 1 and Lost 1

Ref Watch:

Mike Riley

Match Prediction:

I`ll have to go for a 0-1 away win.

Next Fixtures:

Sunderland v Everton
Kick off 15:00
Sunday 9th of March 2008

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Writer: KEV1N Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday February 29 2008

Time: 10:52PM

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1st away win then? You'll have to go for the win from the start.
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01/03/2008 09:58:00

Think it will be a tough game and will go to who wants it more
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01/03/2008 16:29:00

haha .. i guess a point anywhere is a good result for you guys though :) ah, bless .. you actually thought you were going to notch up your first away win
Boro 01
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01/03/2008 22:38:00

a battle for survival probably a nil nil draw as you are both desperate to win
ozanne park rangers
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02/03/2008 01:41:00

LOL Derby seemed a certain place for everybody to get thier first away win!
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04/03/2008 17:12:00


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