Match Preview: City vs Derby County

City are in action under the lights at the LNER Stadium - hosting Derby County in Sky Bet League One on Tuesday 13 September (19:45 KO).

All the key information that you need to know ahead of the fixture can be found in this match preview.


Tickets are available to purchase on the day of the game from the ticket office, with no price increase in place. This is subject to availability. 

Alternatively, supporters can secure your seat online by clicking HERE!

Please note that home sales are restricted to supporters with an existing purchase history before Monday 22 August 2022 only. No new accounts will be able to purchase home tickets for this fixture.


City supporters unable to make it to the LNER Stadium can follow the action with regular updates on the club’s official Twitter page.

You will also be able to catch updates on other social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram.

iFollow Imps subscribers can watch all the reaction, including post-match interviews and match highlights.

Due to live coverage being available in the UK and overseas, supporters are also able to watch the action from home with an iFollow Imps match pass HERE.


Nickname: The Rams

Founded: 1884

Stadium: Pride Park Stadium

Interim manager: Liam Rosenior

Top scorer: Nathaniel Mendez-Laing (two goals)

League Position: 9th


Cambridge United 2-0 Imps

Sky Bet League One

Imps: Rushworth, Poole, Oakley-Boothe, Hopper ©, Bishop (Vernam 64’), O’Connor, House, Sorensen (Virtue 46’), Eyoma (Walsh 46’), Roughan, Diamond. Subs (not used): Wright, Robson, Benn, Gallagher.

Derby County 2-3 Plymouth Argyle

Sky Bet League One

Derby: Wildsmith, Forsyth, Hourihane, Cashin, Barkhuizen (Sibley 60’), Bird ©, Collins (Osula 70’), McGoldrick (Thompson 60’), Mendez-Laing (Dobbin 80’), Stearman, Knight. Sub (not used): Loach, Roberts, Rooney.



Derby: WDDWL


Hear from the head coach below…


Referee: Thomas Kirk

Assistant referee: Anthony Da Costa

Assistant referee: Lisa Rashid

Fourth official: Dane McCarrick

City supporters can watch this season’s action at the LNER Stadium in a way which suits you with a silver or bronze membership - purchase yours HERE!