Ian Taylor sends Twitter message after Derby County book play-off final place with Aston Villa

Frank Lampard, Manager of Derby County celebrates victory with Bradley Johnson of Derby County following the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final second leg match between Leeds United...

Aston Villa and Derby County will lock horns in the play-off final at Wembley later on this month.

Frank Lampard, Manager of Derby County celebrates victory following the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final second leg match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on...

Ian Taylor expressed his surprise on Twitter as Derby County booked their place in the play-off final with Aston Villa on Wednesday night. 

During his playing career, midfielder Taylor played at Villa Park and for the Rams, but he made it clear to the fans that his allegiances lie with the Claret & Blue for that Wembley showdown. 

 

Last season, both teams were beaten at the semi-final and final stages of the playoffs, respectively, as they will be looking to go one, or even two better this time around. 

As Derby's game on Wednesday night was unfolding, Taylor was reacting on his personal Twitter account to the attacking football they were playing and the drama that was taking place at Elland Road

It was a stunning performance from Frank Lampard's side, who scored four goals against a top-quality Leeds United side in order to progress through to the final. 

Given the fact that Lampard is in his debut season as manager, the former Premier League and Champions League winner has done a remarkable job at Pride Park.

But come May 27th, one of Aston Villa or Derby County will be joining Norwich City and Sheffield United in England's top-flight for next season. 

Jack Grealish of Aston Villa celebrates with Mile Jedinak and Jed Steer of Aston Villa after winning the penalty shoot out during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Semi Final: Second Leg...

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