Derby County have extended their unbeaten run in the English Championship to two games after their stalemate with Welsh team Swansea City at the weekend. Derby County boss Wayne Rooney and his players made it four points from their latest league outings with the goalless draw recorded against their Welsh opponents.
Since losing to Sheffield United, Wayne Rooney and his Derby County players have beaten Reading and drawn with Swansea City. The Blades were aided by the red card to Derby County goalkeeper KelleRoos on 57 minutes with club skipper Billy Sharp getting the lone goal of the game from the penalty spot with a minute left on the clock. The Sheffield United game was shortly after Wayne Rooney and his players learnt that the club would lose 12 points after going into administration.
After the disappointment of losing to Sheffield United via a late penalty and with ten men, Rooney was able to pick his players for the Reading game four days later. Wayne Rooney and his players tasted victory against the Royals thanks to the first half strike from Craig Forsyth. The Scottish left-back scored the only goal of the game on 33 minutes to give the Rams a first win in theChampionship since it was announced that the club would be going into administration.
Wayne Rooney and his players have a lot of work to do if they want to preserve their Championship status this season. Derby County ensured that they will stay in the Championship for at least one more season thanks to Rooney who had replaced Dutchman Philip Cocuin the Rams dugout. The Rams preserved their Championship status thanks to the 3-3 draw with Sheffield Wednesday on the final day of last season. A defeat would have sent Derby County to League One ahead of this season.