Derby County still have a very good chance of being promoted into the Premier League.
Derby County are facing a difficult challenge to be promoted into the Premier League this season, but they have a chance whether they can grab an automatic promotion place or whether they make up for the play-off heartbreak of last season.
The Rams need to hit the ground running after the international break and throw down a real marker of intent over the rest of the season, because the pack is tight near the top of the Championship table.
The season started well with the team playing some good attacking football under Steve McClaren, with a 5-1 win in the game against Fulham back in August, with the Rams scoring another five goals when the teams met in the League Cup.
The Rams also scored five in the game against Wolves, put up a good fight in the League Cup game against Chelsea and played well to beat Leeds 2-0 in their fixture just a few days after Boxing Day. There have been plenty of good moments so far this season and hopefully there will be many more.
Here are some photos of the best moments in Derby’s season so far.