Derby County boss Frank Lampard celebrates his side's win against Leeds at Elland Road


Derby County boss Frank Lampard celebrates his side’s win against Leeds at Elland Road


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Derby County boss Frank Lampard celebrates his side’s win against Leeds at Elland Road

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Thursday, May 16, 2019 – 6:44am

EFL Championship play-off second leg
Leeds United 2 Derby County 4 (3-4 on aggregate)

Another week, another stunning comeback, and while Derby County’s 4-2 defeat of Leeds United won’t make quite the same global headlines as Liverpool and Tottenham managed last week in their Champions League heroics, the Rams’ fans are on top of the world this morning.

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Derby’s reward for overturning a 1-0 deficit from the first leg of their Championship play-off is a Wembley final date with Aston Villa on 27 May for the last spot in next season’s Premier League.

“The players have done it with their work rate through the year but we’re not there yet,” declared Derby manager Frank Lampard.

“We’ll be underdogs again at Wembley, and I’m a bit worried because I watched Villa do this last night, but our players deserve a moment.”

Stop Crying Frank Lampard.


— Derby County (@dcfcofficial) May 15, 2019


Derby were underdogs when they ran out at Elland Road on Wednesday evening with Leeds – who finished with nine points more than their Midlands rivals in the regular season – defending a one-goal advantage from the first leg.

The hosts got off to the best possible start when Stuart Dallas scored midway during the first half to extend their aggregate lead to …read more

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