Derby County have endured another tough season in the Championship but there’s hope amongst the terraces that local-lad and former player Gary Rowett can quickly turn fortunes around.
In honesty, it’s been inconsistent form that has cost the Rams most this season and it’s the thing that cost Steve McClaren his job just a couple of weeks ago.
The former England manager was sacked by Rams bosses for the second time in his career, despite leading them up the table and closer towards the play-offs than they had been all season.
But in one of the toughest seasons we’ve seen at Derby for a few years, it looks like a they’ll miss out on the play-offs yet again after a seriously bad run of form post-Christmas.
And away from the current squad, there are plenty of supporters reminiscing about the better times at the club, notably the 1971-72 campaign, where the Rams won the first division.
So with fan thought away from the current side and some of the better things we’ve seen from the side in the past, we want to open the vault and take a look at the Derby County players that were moved on far too quickly.
So with that in mind, here’s the Rams stars that the club were far too quick to sell on…..