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Derby County Complete David Nugent Signing

David Nugent Credit: PA

Derby County have added to their striking options with the signing of frontman David Nugent.

Nugent, 31, has joined Derby on a two-and-a-half year deal from Premier League side Middlesbrough for an undisclosed fee.

Manager Steve McClaren said:

We’re delighted to complete the signing of David Nugent. He is a proven goalscorer at Championship level and he also has a great deal of experience as well to bring to the table.

David has a track record of scoring important goals as well and we’re pleased to add him to the attacking talent that we already have.

– Manager Steve McClaren

Steve McClaren on Derby's FA Cup trip to West Brom

Derby County travel to West Bromwich Albion in the Third Round of the FA Cup this weekend.

Derby boss Steve McClaren says he wants to see his side return quickly back to winning ways after they lost on Monday for the first time in 10 games.

Meanwhile, West Brom are in fine form having won their last two Premier League matches.

It is the first time the two sides have met in almost seven years.

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Derby secure loan deal for Middlesbrough midfielder

De Sart has joined Derby for the remainder of the season. Credit: PA

Derby County have secured the services of Middlesbrough's defensive midfielder Julien de Sart on loan for the remainder of the season.

The 22-year-old highly-rated Belgium Under 21 international became the Rams’ first signing of the January transfer window this morning.

He will be free to make his debut in this weekend's FA Cup tie against West Brom at the Hawthorns.

Two men handed 3 year football match ban

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Two men have been banned from football matches for 3 years following a disorder at a game between Derby County and Leeds United.

Officers were called to deal with several incidents of disorder following the match, which took place at the iPro Stadium on Saturday on October 15th.

45 year-old Edward McNally Quarry Mount Terrace, Woodhouse, was charged with assaulting a police constable while 23 year-old Ashley Marriott from Villiers Court in Hedon was charged with using abusive or threatening words or behaviour.

Both men appeared before magistrates in Derby yesterday (Tuesday, November 1) and were given three year football banning orders. McNally was ordered to pay £120 compensation.

Michael Barr from Hedon, and James Findlay from Glossop were charged with using abusive or threatening words or behaviour at the match. They also appeared at court yesterday and their cases have been adjourned to later dates.

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