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International Rams supporters’ group feature: Alan West, Czech Republic branch

International Rams supporters’ group feature: Alan West, Czech Republic branch

Location: Outside of Prague. Members here: Only myself that I know of (I am listed as the contact for CZ with the DCFC International Supporters Group). Day Job: Retired How I became a Ram: My Mother and Aunt used to go together to all the home matches and occasionally away (my Aunt and Granddad were at the 1946 FA Cup Final incidentally). My Dad was in the Special Police Force and was always on traffic duty before and after games….

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RamsTrust meets Stuart Webb – Part 2

RamsTrust meets Stuart Webb – Part 2

In Part 1 of our interview, Stuart gave his views on ‘building a club, not a team’, how he saved Derby County from extinction in 1984, an independent regulator, and Supporters’ Boards. Football innovators As well as saving Derby County from going out of business at the High Court in 1984, Stuart is also remembered for his creativity in securing commercial sponsorship for the Rams at a time when crowds at the Baseball Ground were half that of bigger clubs…

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RamsTrust meets Stuart Webb – Part 1

RamsTrust meets Stuart Webb – Part 1

“You build the club, not the team.” That was the message that clearly came through when RamsTrust spoke to Stuart Webb, RamsTrust External Director, from his Marbella home on a January weekend. “If the foundations are there, it will help build to get the club back on the road and get promotion again. It’s all about people and building relationships between owners and managers. Gary Neville and Salford have had more managers than hot dinners in recent years and you…

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Coming Home – interview with author Ollie Wright

Coming Home – interview with author Ollie Wright

Coming Home is the third book from Derby County Blogger, and RamsTrust Board member, Ollie Wright. Read our review of Coming Home here. Below, Ollie gives an insight into the writing of Coming Home. When did you first have the idea for writing Coming Home? After ‘Clowesure’ ensured the club’s rescue from the brink of liquidation, I had it in mind that I wanted to put something out that covered the period of administration and the build-up to it. The title…

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